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 Australian politics reached a new point last week when the handbag hit squad and the reverse handbag hit squad slugged it out in 30 frenetic minutes before parliamentary question time.
Katharine Murphy He may have not think he has a women problem, but some seem to have a problem with him.
Katharine Murphy If Malcolm Turnbull was going down, he was going to fight. The Turnbulls of Point Piper never take a backward step. We fight. We are Malcolm Turnbull. We fight.