Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Don't embellish the facts on asylum seekers, ABC warns staff

Asylum seekers

Bianca Hall As the ABC comes under government scrutiny, staff have been warned not to ''embellish'' or add ''any flourish'' to asylum seekers' claims they have been mistreated by border protection forces.

Rich school, poor school

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Dan Harrison, Bianca Hall OF ALL the scars the Labor Party carries from Mark Latham's turbulent 13-month reign as leader, perhaps the most visible ones can be seen in its approach to school funding.

Quick move to show policy differences

Bianca Hall, David Wroe In a bid to start distinguishing himself from Julia Gillard on policies and ideas, Kevin Rudd yesterday made a pitch to colleagues and the nation on the economy, education and health.