The 'unburdened' farewell of the 'truly formidable' daggy dad

Karen Barlow
Updated February 27 2024 - 6:18pm, first published 3:57pm

There have only been 31 prime ministers and number 30 has bid farewell to political life.

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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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