Nick O'Malley

Nick O'Malley

Nick O'Malley is the United States correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Edward Snowden a traitor, Attorney-General George Brandis tells Washington think tank

Nick O'Malley Those who doubted that Edward Snowden was a traitor were either of the “self-loathing left” or the “anarcho-libertarian right”, Attorney-General George Brandis said during a...

Julie Bishop welcomes US intelligence reforms, lashes Edward Snowden

Julie Bishop.

Nick O'Malley Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has at once welcomed reforms of American signals intelligence gathering announced by President Barack Obama and insisted that Australia’s current level of...

Trade Minister Andrew Robb touts Australia's economic freedom ranking in US

Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb.

Peter Martin and Nick O'Malley While in Canberra the Commission of Audit was railing against Australia's 'poor productivity, high dollar, high energy costs and heavy reliance on the resources sector', in Los Angeles Australia's...

Julie Bishop, John Kerry reaffirm alliance but quiet on SBY taps

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (L) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Nick O'Malley US-Australian foreign affairs ministers reaffirm 'extraordinary' ties but won't comment on diplomatic fallout with Indonesia over Edward Snowden leaks.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop: talks on TPP, US military 'pivot' to Asia

Nick O'Malley Foreign Minister Julie Bishop begins talks in Washington at what some see as the most critical time in the Australian-US relationship since World War II, with trade and military aspects of the US...

Barack Obama calls to congratulate Tony Abbott, and discuss Syria

Obama shifts focus back to US (Thumbnail)

Nick O'Malley President Barack Obama has called Australia's Prime Minister-elect to congratulate him on his election victory and discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria.

How Barack Obama is changing the face of Australian political campaigns


Nick O'Malley and Chris Johnson Revolutionary ideas forged in US presidential campaigns look set to change the face of Australian politics at the looming federal election.

The man who will watch every word Tony Abbott says


Nick O'Malley It was one of the worst days for Mitt Romney's US presidential campaign - but for Kevin Rudd's newest campaign staffer, it was "the best day of my life".

Food - growing the real thing

Nick O'Malley Michael Pollan had his arcadian epiphany in the garden where he tried to murder a woodchuck with a tin of gasoline and a match.

Nick O'Malley

Keneally curly one: questions posed, extensions granted


Nick O'Malley IT WAS the first question time after the five-week winter recess and the first time since Barry O'Farrell took office that Labor appeared to have found a chink in the armour of the new Premier.