“Laura Tingle is probably the country’s finest writer when it comes to sophisticated political analysis” – former ABC managing director Mark Scott

The Australian Financial Review’s political editor Laura Tingle has covered politics, policy and economics from Canberra since 1986, after beginning her career in Sydney reporting on financial deregulation and the float of the dollar. Her book, Chasing the Future – documenting the recession of the early 1990s – was published in 1994.She is also the author of the June 2012 Quarterly Essay  “Great Expectations – government, entitlement and an angry nation”, the 2015 Quarterly Essay ‘Political Amnesia – how we forgot to govern”, and the 2017 Black Inc release “In search of good government“.  Laura won the Paul Lyneham Award for Press Gallery Journalism in 2004, was shortlisted for the John Button Prize for political writing in 2010 and won Walkley awards in 2005 and 2011. In 2017 she won the  EU Qantas Journalism award

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