Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is Canberra bureau chief. Most recently Chris was the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald

Robb commits to disability scheme

Chris Johnson A Coalition government would go ahead with Labor's National Disability Insurance Scheme and deliver it on schedule, according to shadow finance minister Andrew Robb.

Budget blue: Wong says opposition policies are in the red

Chris Johnson Opposition policies would thrust the Australian budget $9 billion into deficit, according to government calculations released yesterday.

Costello denies bid for safe seat

Chris Johnson Former treasurer Peter Costello has denied he made an unsuccessful bid for a parliamentary comeback that has sparked a factional war inside the Liberal Party.