Pre-election trade coup: Australia and India to sign interim trade deal

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated April 2 2022 - 2:16am, first published April 1 2022 - 11:30am
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Pic: Getty Images

Just days out from calling the election, the Morrison government is to sign a long-awaited trade agreement on Saturday to open a "big door" to the world's largest democracy and Australia's seventh largest trading partner.


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