Canberra's 'David and Goliath' supermarket battle

Karen Barlow
April 9 2024 - 5:30am

Independent retailers in the ACT are seeking a level playing field with the "big boys" in what they call a "David and Goliath" supermarket battle, while also saying smaller suburban villages in Canberra are crying out for revitalisation.

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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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