Are we in a federal election year as per a leaked memo? Albanese says no

Karen Barlow
Updated February 21 2024 - 6:47pm, first published 12:35pm

Anthony Albanese has recommitted to serving a full electoral term after a leaked all-staff memo from his office this week referred to a senior staff member being appointed "as we enter the election year".

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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