Bianca Hall You can tell a lot about a government's priorities by what is kept and what is canned in a tight economic environment.
Bianca Hall A Facebook question-and-answer session hosted by Prime Minister Julia Gillard descended into personal abuse yesterday, as the row surrounding Alan Jones continued to rage.
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.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe The record number of boats coming to Australia shows no signs of easing, with more than 1000 asylum seekers arriving since Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced his new plan to stop them.
Bianca Hall First people denied resettlement under Labor's hardline policies arrived on Manus Island Wednesday night.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe Papua New Guinea and the Rudd government are at odds over what new infrastructure Australia will pay for as overseas aid under the controversial asylum-seeker deal.
Bianca Hall, David Wroe, Igor O'Neill The political arms race on border protection appears to be having an effect, with signs boat arrivals are tapering off amid claims by the government that asylum seekers are turning against people...
Bianca Hall Australia will send asylum seeker families to the tiny island nation of Nauru within weeks.
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.
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.
Bianca Hall New research will today argue that a shortfall in science students at Australian universities is placing future Australian innovation at serious risk.