Katy Gallagher defends decision not to hold a COVID-19 Royal Commission

Karen Barlow
Updated September 22 2023 - 3:47pm, first published 10:31am

Finance Minister Katy Gallagher has defended the Albanese government's decision not to hold a COVID-19 inquiry with the compelling powers of a royal commission amid calls to go back to the drawing board and "do it properly".

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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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