'Appalling': Thorpe called out by Senate President over chamber chaos

Karen Barlow
Updated February 28 2024 - 3:41pm, first published 12:42pm

The President of the Senate has admonished "appalling" behaviour in the Senate and stated it is "never in order to yell' in the wake of independent senator Lidia Thorpe causing the upper house to adjourn early on Tuesday night in loud, chaotic scenes.

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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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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