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 Cabinet ministers Gary Gray and Craig Emerson will be busier than one-armed fiddlers as they negotiate their gigantic new portfolios.
Tony Wright Cabinet ministers Gary Gray and Craig Emerson will be busier than one-armed fiddlers.
Tony Wright Among the many black arts practised by political operatives is the ''advance''.
Tony Wright It was the second anniversary of Julia Gillard's famous promise that no government she led would introduce a carbon tax, and Tony Abbott was not about to let that pass without a celebratory bout of...
Tony Wright You won't hear the word insulation in the official halls of power these days. It has all but disappeared from the language of government and bureaucracy across the land: a banned word.
Tony Wright It ought to take no more than a morning and lunch for Labor's review committee to work out what went wrong in the election campaign, but memories can play tricks.
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.
Tony Wright Doctor Kevin Rudd was doing his familiar round of the wards when he found himself in Blacktown Hospital's emergency department in Sydney yesterday, forced to watch an attempt to revive an ersatz...
Tony Wright The folk of Hardin, Big Horn County, in the backwoods of Montana, are a bit puzzled about Lindsay Tanner.