Tony Wright is the National Affairs Editor of The Age. He has been based in the Canberra Press Gallery for 20 years, working for The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Bulletin before joining The Age in 2007. He has written two plays and two best-selling books, was named Magazine Feature Writer of the Year twice, has won several UN Media Peace Prizes and has been a Walkley Awards finalist five times.
Tony Wright Bob Brown is apparently hyper-sensitive to the 'subconscious' sexism aimed at the PM.
Tony Wright The new and unexpectedly powerful voices being heard from Parliament tend to emanate not from its hallowed halls but a small, once insignificant patch of grass.
Tony Wright Julia Gillard would be advised to go to the people as soon as possible. She cannot afford to appear to be standing still in the age of obsolescence.
Tony Wright An apocryphal tale of K-Rudd's genealogy reflects a Zeitgeist of spin where a disenchanted public is so over polly-speak it is opting for the Don Key vote.
Tony Wright As a science show exposes the fragility of the frozen continent's ecosystem, the Prime Minister's own policy fragility is laid bare.