Ross Peake The pay-off from helping developing countries to dig up their minerals could ''dwarf'' anything that aid might deliver, the government told international mining experts on Monday.
Ross Peake One of Julia Gillard's policy advisers is being promoted to head the Office of National Assessments, the intelligence agency directly accountable to the Prime Minister.
Ross Peake Canberra Liberals are being urged to put aside "shonky" preselection processes when they meet on Wednesday evening or risk earning a reputation as bad as the NSW Labor Party.
Ross Peake Embattled staff at the Climate Change Department may not have to move out of their plush surrounds at the Nishi complex at Acton as their department effectively disappears.
Ross Peake and Chris Johnson Kate Lundy and Andrew Leigh would have backed Julia Gillard in the leadership ballot.
Ross Peake Former prime minister Bob Hawke is proposing MPs have a free vote on significant issues, unconstrained by their party's policy.
Ross Peake Canberra Liberals have rebuffed Tony Abbott by dumping his frontbench member in the interests of generational change.
Ross Peake Zed Seselja wins battle to be the Liberal Party's prime candidate at Senate elections.
Ross Peake Gary Humphries is slightly ahead of Zed Seselja in a survey of Canberra voters commissioned by ACT property developers.
Ross Peake Dusk was settling over the laid-back crowd at the reconciliation concert on the grass at Parliament House when Kevin Rudd arrived.
Jonathon Swan, Ross Peake Tony Abbott has flagged Coalition savings of $10 billion which include recently announced cuts to the school kids bonus, reducing the humanitarian refugee in take and public sector job reductions...
Ross Peake Tony Abbott has hit out at ''ambushes'' in preselection contests as he strengthened his support for ACT Liberal Gary Humphries.
Ross Peake An ambush on the political incumbent - who would have guessed?
Ross Peake Zed Seselja's decision to take the easy option is a gift for the Greens in the ACT.
Peter Jean, Ross Peake Chief Ministry Katy Gallagher has predicted Zed Seselja will be the next Liberal Senator for the ACT.
Ross Peake, Noel Towell Zed Seselja has resigned as leader of the Canberra Liberals to challenge ACT senator Gary Humphries for his upper house seat.
Ross Peake Labor insiders say Julia Gillard is the most resilient politician they've seen, one who never appears to be bothered by chaos or slowed by the prospect of defeat.
Ross Peake Labor insiders say Julia Gillard is the most resilient politician they’ve seen, one who never appears to be bothered by chaos or slowed by the prospect of defeat.
Ross Peake The Opposition Leader at the National Press Club on Wednesday offered insights into how Canberra is seen from Planet Abbott.
Ross Peake It should become compulsory for future prime ministers to announce the election date at their first major speech of the election year.