Former PM Paul Keating lashes the 'ignominy' of the AUKUS deal and why Labor's gong along with it

Karen Barlow
Updated November 11 2021 - 8:22am, first published November 10 2021 - 5:30pm

When it comes to swift, brutal political critiques, you can't say Paul Keating hasn't been even-handed of late.

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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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