Nick Bryant is the BBC’s New York and United Nations correspondent. He is also the author of The Rise and Fall of Australia: How a great nation lost its way.
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Gary Quinlan and Julie Bishop have done Australia proud at the UN Security Council
Mal Brough crashes through
Despite his military background, Mal Brough had no inkling he was about to fall victim to what he considered an ambush last October. When an indigenous woman from a television production company telephoned the former minister and asked him to take part …
Australia at the UN Security Council
Our month-long stint as president
Sam Dastyari tries to fix the ALP
Is the general of NSW Labor serious about reform?
Julia Gillard’s hard-nosed director of communications
The Mailman express
An actress on a roll
The Shire versus Australia
How a new show is creating drama
Gina Rinehart’s quest for respect and gratitude
What Gina Wants
Scott Morrison: So Who the Bloody Hell Are You?
In a country that has always exhibited a fickle streak towards foreigners heading for its shores, Scott Morrison is especially well credentialled to speak on the subject of his shadow portfolio, immigration. The Liberal politician who has spent much of …
Can Do? Campbell Newman’s bid for Queensland
On the morning of Sunday, 25 November 2007, Brisbane Lord Mayor Campbell Newman woke with the prerogative, if not perhaps the immediate inclination, to make what only a few months before would have sounded like the most improbable of …
The battle for Bennelong: Round two
The event is part of “Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea” and alongside the refreshment tables are stalls weighed down with embroidered cushions, fitted sheets, homemade cakes and back issues of Australian Country Craft magazine, as well as …
Shirt by fluorescent-orange shirt, the quilt will take shape: a gaudy patchwork emblazoned with the logo of the world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, and embroidered with the names of its one-time employees who now have lost their jobs. Shirts …
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