Doubt will be a powerful restraint for the Indigenous Voice to Parliament referendum

Karen Barlow
Updated July 4 2023 - 7:16am, first published 5:30am

Rural and regional Australia, the backbone of the nation, may well be the backbone of the Voice vote.

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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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