Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Politicians get office decor down to a fine art

Bianca Hall A black and white portrait of Liberal Party legend Sir Robert Menzies hangs in pride of place in Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office, near the staunch monarchist's portrait of the Queen.

Rudd slams door on refugees

PNG's Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Kevin Rudd sign up for a new asylum deal

Bianca Hall and Jonathan Swan No asylum seeker who comes by boat will ever be resettled in Australia, under Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's dramatic and ''hardline'' rewrite of refugee laws.

Greens fears as Rinehart moves on Fairfax

Gina Rinehart.

Bianca Hall News that Australia's richest woman has moved to gain a majority share in Fairfax - adding to her 10 per cent stake in Channel 10 - has been met with suspicion by the Greens and equanimity by the...