Federal Politics

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is a political correspondent. Most recently Chris was the Canberra bureau chief, and national political correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald.

Vocational Education and Skills Minister Scott Ryan.

Sounds familiar? Minister embarrassed over speech

Vocational Education Minister Scott Ryan has been left red faced for giving a speech to a national training organisation that not only lifted – without attribution – quotes directly from the association's own journal, but also praised the "current" work of an entity that no longer exists.

What does the future hold for Tony Abbott?

What will the former PM do now?

Where to now for Tony Abbott? The answer to that question might still be almost as much a mystery to him as it is to the rest of us.