Anthony Albanese, federal Labor pledge to establish a Robodebt royal commission

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated April 29 2022 - 10:23pm, first published 12:30pm
Labor leader Anthony Albanese. Pic: AAP image

Federal Labor is attempting to shift the election focus back to integrity and a chapter that began during Scott Morrison's time as minister for social services, pledging, if elected, to establish a royal commission into the unlawful Robodebt program by the end of the year.


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