'Wasted talent': security clearance system discourages Chinese-Australians

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated December 8 2020 - 1:20am, first published 12:00am
Member for Wentworth Dave Sharma has penned an essay for a thinktank. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Adjusting the requirements for security clearances for Chinese-Australians would help the government's security and diplomatic institutions to respond to the growing challenges posed by the increasingly frosty relationship between the two countries, a Liberal MP has suggested.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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