Space race could see Australia get dedicated space ambassador

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated May 26 2021 - 8:17pm, first published 6:00pm
In China, interest is growing in having the first Mars base. Picture: Getty Images

Australia needs a dedicated space ambassador and more space literate public servants capable of recognising smart policy opportunities in the new space race, says a report from the National Security College.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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