Chris Johnson is the National Political Correspondent for The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald
Chris Johnson Liberal frontbencher Malcolm Turnbull has sparked debate about the quality of parliamentary question time by saying there was an urgent need for more honesty in politics.
Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard's woes have deepened, with more of her backers withdrawing support in the face of shocking poll results and continuing political crises.
Chris Johnson Federal Independents are split over whether Parliament should censure scandal-plagued MP Craig Thomson.
Chris Johnson Parliament has descended into high farce with scenes of Opposition Leader Tony Abbott making an undignified scramble to the exit in a frantic attempt to avoid a vote.
By Chris Johnson Prime Minister Julia Gillard is refusing to buy into a renewed surge in leadership speculation, sparked by chief government whip Joel Fitzgibbon, who suggested continued bad polling might see a...
Chris Johnson Labor MPs are feeling electorally vulnerable but there is no firm plan to topple Prime Minister Julia Gillard.