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Pandemic protests and the leadership question looking for an answer

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated September 22 2021 - 9:51pm, first published 7:30pm
This week's lockdown protests in Melbourne have politicians on edge. Picture: Getty Images

Such is the fatigue and anger over where Australia is at with the handling of the Covid pandemic we are seeing two jarring moments this week: apparent unionists physically attacking union headquarters and government MPs left to call out their own over fanning the flames.

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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