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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.

Pocock on verge of historic upset in ACT Senate shake-up
Harley Dennett, Olivia Ireland, Gerard Cockburn
David Pocock celebrates at his election party with parents Andy and Jane and supporters. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
Labor vows no spending cuts to APS
Sarah Basford Canales, Dan Jervis-Bardy, Harley Dennett
Senator Katy Gallagher in Ainslie announcing an ACT infrastructure project to be delivered under an Albanese Labor Government. Picture: Karleen Minney
'I expect results': Coalition to cut $2.7bn in spending to public sector
Dan Jervis-Bardy, Harley Dennett, Sarah Basford Canales
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Finance Minister Simon Birmingham have unveiled the Coalition's election costings in Melbourne on Tuesday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Coalition hypocrites on climate, housing debt claims: Labor
Doug Dingwall, Steve Evans, Harley Dennett
Labor campaign spokesman Jason Clare. Picture: AAP