The Border Mail
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

Labor election costings to add $7.4b over four years
Karen Barlow, Sarah Basford Canales
Labor's shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong