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Politicians' offices filled with inexperienced advisors, need reform: Brittany Higgins

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated February 9 2022 - 8:29am, first published 7:00am

Ministerial offices are filled with inexperienced advisors who have an "upstairs, downstairs" two-tiered approach to the public service and government with themselves on top, warns former Liberal political staffer Brittany Higgins.

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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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