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 Politics is itself devaluing the currency of leadership in some attempt to remain one step ahead of opinion polls.
Katharine Murphy Christine Milne's challenge is stark: develop mainstream policies or risk irrelevance.
Katharine Murphy Not just Labor, but the Coalition and the Greens are facing testing times.
Katharine Murphy Calls for regulation of the print media take too little account of the revolution in which journalists are now immersed.