More power to the Nationals under secret net zero climate deal, Keith Pitt returns to cabinet

Doug Dingwall
Karen Barlow
By Doug Dingwall, and Karen Barlow
Updated October 25 2021 - 8:53am, first published 6:15am

The Nationals have emerged with more power in the federal Coalition in a trade off with Prime Minister Scott Morrison for a lukewarm backing of the 2050 net zero climate target.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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 karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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