Hunter Valley News

Why Anthony Albanese will pick October 14 as the Voice referendum date

Karen Barlow
Updated August 30 2023 - 6:51am, first published 5:30am

The Prime Minister's prerogative, the choice of a referendum day that is set to tip the "yes" and "no" campaigns for an Indigenous Voice into full flight, is set to be announced on Wednesday as October 14.

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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