The Canberra-born trailblazer who is the King's next representative

Karen Barlow
Updated April 3 2024 - 6:06pm, first published 1:28pm

From sitting around boards, to hollering in the footy stands for her beloved Swans, to packing food hampers for families in need.

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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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