George Brandis

A golden century

21 July 2018 9:00 am

Lord Carrington, who died last week in his hundredth year, witnessed and shaped much of the international politics of the…

Diary

23 June 2018 9:00 am

The great moment arrives: my audience with The Queen. Foreign ambassadors are received by Her Majesty with elaborate ceremony, which…

Diary

2 June 2018 9:00 am

For the past three weeks, London has been experiencing a glorious early summer: piercing blue skies, long warm evenings, the…

Australian diary

9 January 2016 9:00 am

What a long Parliamentary year it has been. But at last, as the Senate clock approaches midnight on the last…

Unsung hero

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Between the defeat of the government of Digby Denham in 1915 and the election of Campbell Newman in 2012, Queensland…

On books and pollies

19 September 2015 9:00 am

I am a lover of books. Reading has been one of the great pleasures of my life. In some ways,…

Diary

27 June 2015 9:00 am

The last Parliamentary fortnight before the winter recess begins with the focus on national security, amid claims that the Abbott…

Diary

13 September 2014 9:00 am

The first week of September marks not only the first anniversary of the election of the Abbott Government, but the…

Good night, sweet prince

2 November 2013 9:00 am

 Hamlet Belvoir, Sydney, until 1 December   While the actual Prince of Denmark was charming Sydney crowds during his visit…

Diary

28 September 2013 9:00 am

The first time I met Quentin Bryce, I was a scruffy 17-year-old law student decked out in the obligatory undergraduate…