Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Watchdog holds fears for indefinite detainees

Bianca Hall Fears have been raised for the welfare of about a dozen asylum seekers who have been held in detention for more than two years, with no immediate hope of release.

One MP really going places

Opposition fires at PM over Slipper scandal (Thumbnail)

Bianca Hall, Dan Harrison Embattled Speaker Peter Slipper regularly spent more than $300 on limousine rides between his Sunshine Coast home and Brisbane airport, once making the trip three times in a single day, documents...

New media watchdog plan angers publishers

Bianca Hall, Julian Lee The government seems set on a collision course with the media if it accepts proposals for a new regulatory body to oversee all news and current affairs media in Australia.

Media being 'precious', Brown says

Bianca Hall Greens leader Bob Brown came out swinging against the Australian media yesterday, claiming the industry was being ''precious'' and ''abandoning the public interest'' with its opposition to a...