Nuclear subs deal and PM's French row puts question mark over DFAT's influence: Penny Wong

Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 10 2021 - 11:54am, first published 11:30am
Labor senator Penny Wong. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
Labor senator Penny Wong. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

A recent diplomatic stoush between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the French has put in question the advice and influence of the government's diplomatic experts, Labor's foreign affairs spokesperson has warned.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

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