Lenore Taylor is chief political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a Walkley Award winner, a winner of the Paul Lyneham Award for excellence in press gallery journalism and a former foreign correspondent, based in London. She co-authored a book, "Shitstorm" on the Rudd government's response to the global economic crisis. She has covered federal politics for more than 20 years.
Lenore Taylor The Gillard government is facing another $1 billion budget shortfall and an embarrassing parliamentary defeat, with the Greens and the Coalition set to block cuts to research and development funding.
Lenore Taylor The Gillard government's innovation and jobs package was launched this week despite warnings from its industry department and the tax office that the $1 billion saving at the heart of the policy...
Lenore Taylor Christine Milne's formal declaration that the alliance with Labor is all over doesn't change much in practice.
Lenore Taylor The Gillard government's innovation and jobs package was launched this week despite warnings from the Industry Department and the Tax Office that the $1 billion saving at the heart of the policy...
Lenore Taylor Christine Milne formal declaration that the alliance is all over with Labor doesn't change much in practice.
Lenore Taylor Greens leader Senator Christine Milne has announced the end of the formal alliance between Labor and the Greens, but pledged to continue to vote against no confidence motions and for supply bills in...
Lenore Taylor Independent MP Rob Oakeshott is demanding an end to the 110-well coal seam gas project conditionally approved at Gloucester in his mid-north coast electorate, after both federal and state governments...
Lenore Taylor Prime Minister Julia Gillard has three weeks to try to regain control of the political agenda.
Lenore Taylor The Gillard government's $1 billion jobs package actually only spends an extra $421 million.
Lenore Taylor Julia Gillard has three weeks to try to regain control of the political agenda as previously strong supporters contemplate the desperate threat to both the Labor Party and the union movement posed by...
Lenore Taylor THE government's $1 billion jobs package actually only spends an extra $421 million on new job creating measures and delivers the government a handy $600 million to help its stretched federal budget.
Lenore Taylor Prime Minister Julia Gillard's $1 billion jobs package actually cuts at least half a billion dollars from the industry portfolio - money that can now go directly to salvaging other areas of Labor's...
Lenore Taylor The NSW government appears to have rejected the ''humble advice'' of its federal Coalition counterparts to impose a two-kilometre buffer zone between houses and coal seam gas wells.
Lenore Taylor This was the week Labor's hope seemed to snap.
Lenore Taylor For a party that has been begging for an election ever since we had the last one, and insisting that it is ready to govern, some of the Coalition's policy ideas look decidedly underdone.
Lenore Taylor The Coalition has been telling us for a year or more now that they have all their costed election policies in the can.
Lenore Taylor Tax raised only $126 million in first six months, Wayne Swan finally reveals.
Lenore Taylor The government's controversial mining profits tax raised only $126 million in its first six months of operation, the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, finally revealed on Friday as Parliament prepared to force...
Lenore Taylor and Judith Ireland The government's controversial mining tax has raised only $126 million in its first six months of operation, Treasurer Wayne Swan has announced..
Lenore Taylor, Sean Nicholls The risk of land subsidence under houses in western Sydney because of coal seam gas projects is a critical concern motivating his environmental planning showdown with the NSW Government, Environment...