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Liberal MPs ushered into diplomatic roles 'undermine confidence in DFAT': Anthony Albanese

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated March 10 2022 - 5:06pm, first published 5:54am
Opposition leader Anthony Albanese and Prime Minister Scott Morrison have offered competing plans for ensuring Australia's security in the Indo-Pacific. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says more Coalition members should leave Parliament without taking up plum posts overseas that would otherwise have gone to experienced career diplomats.

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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 political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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