Katharine Murphy is national affairs correspondent at The Age. She has been reporting on federal politics for more than a decade, starting at The Australian Financial Review, where she was Canberra chief of staff from 2001 to 2004, and moving to The Australian as a specialist writer from 2004 to 2006. She joined The Age in 2006. In 2008, she won the Paul Lyneham Award for Excellence in Press Gallery Journalism.
Katharine Murphy Adrian Dodd, on Twitter, pretended to agree with Mr Hockey's analysis of Wayne Swan. ''I loved him in Wolf Creek.'' Blogger Possum Comitatus did not pretend to agree. He demurred.
Katharine Murphy Abbott has today raised explicitly the idea that China should embark on political reform.
Katharine Murphy SLICK operation, the Rudd family.
Katharine Murphy If you want to consider Australia's 'Asian Century' conundrum in one case-study, look no further than the story of Huawei, the communications giant and China's largest privately owned company.
Katharine Murphy There's more to the political debate than white noise about Thomson and Slipper.