Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Greens claim $2b will fix Newstart poverty

Jenny Macklin

Exclusive Bianca Hall IS $2 BILLION a year too much to help Australia's most impoverished people?

Greens push for increase to dole

New Greens Senator Rachel Siewert at a press conference at Parliament House today Friday 1 July 2005. AFR Picture by Penny Bradfield. SPECIALX GREENS

Bianca Hall Party will move to raise weekly Newstart, Abstudy and youth allowance rate for singles by $50 a week.

Educators back broad direction of findings

Bianca Hall, Breanna Tucker In a rare show of bipartisan support yesterday, both the government and non-government sector embraced the broad direction of the Gonski review of school funding.