Lenore Taylor is chief political correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a Walkley Award winner, a winner of the Paul Lyneham Award for excellence in press gallery journalism and a former foreign correspondent, based in London. She co-authored a book, "Shitstorm" on the Rudd government's response to the global economic crisis. She has covered federal politics for more than 20 years.
Lenore Taylor Christopher Pyne had his airbrush out yesterday – erasing the entire global financial crisis from Australia's economic history.
Lenore Taylor We go through this screaming match every time the government announces budget cuts, but it seems more hysterical than usual this time.
Lenore Taylor When the heads of the Catholic and independent school systems in NSW left a private meeting with the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, the Education Minister, Peter Garrett, and a posse of NSW...
Lenore Taylor TONY ABBOTT might have described as ''elegant'' Malcolm Turnbull's speech critiquing the quality of Australia's political debate, but the Coalition is set to oppose a parliamentary ''code of...
Lenore Taylor My son once earnestly told me if Aladdin's genie gave him one wish he'd ask for a magic piggy bank that filled itself up when he'd spent all his money. I said I wouldn't mind one of those myself.
Lenore Taylor The rest of the world started 2012 transfixed by the unfolding euro zone debt crisis. In Australia, we started with some confusion about whether the last global financial crisis happened at all.