Four controversial car parks in Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's electorate dumped

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 3 2022 - 7:26pm, first published 7:00am
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

In a stunning backflip just ahead of the expected May federal election, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has dropped controversial $65 million plans for four car parks in his at-risk inner city Melbourne electorate.


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