Nick Bryant

Prime Minister Tony Abbott To Reduce Threshold For Paid Parental Leave Benefit

The fall and rise of Anglo-Australia

3 May 2014 9:00 am

A heraldic honours system feels more like this nation in the 19th century, not the Asian century


I leave a sunburnt country

27 July 2013 9:00 am

After six years, the BBC’s Australia correspondent bids farewell to ‘the Antipodes’

Bella vista: the view from the Seidler House

Buried treasure

1 June 2013 9:00 am

Too few Australians get to enjoy the greatest works of homegrown architects

A Pom’s Notebook

4 May 2013 9:00 am

I confess to feeling a special thrill when, at the unveiling of the Australian squad for the Ashes, I discover…

The ball and the man

12 January 2013 9:00 am

On Warne By Gideon Haigh Penguin, $35, pp 224 ISBN 9780670076604 Which side would hoist that fragile terracotta urn were…

Michael Clarke: an appreciation

15 December 2012 9:00 am

As Ponting bows out, Australia have a worthy successor

Diary Australia

17 November 2012 9:00 am

Never before have I watched a US election unfold from this corner of the planet, but what a vantage point…

Wounded Wallabies

20 October 2012 9:00 am

Australian rugby is in recession


21 April 2012 11:00 am

Could it be that after a ten-year hiatus Sydney is rediscovering its mojo? Definitely there is a charge in the…

The power of the word

17 March 2012 4:00 pm

As Bob Carr’s press popularity shows, journalists will always love a politician who can write

Will UK Labour borrow the ALP’s bloody knife?

11 February 2012 12:00 pm

Ed Miliband is fighting for time to prove himself

Squaring the oval

31 December 2011 12:45 pm

Modernisation is costing our cricket grounds their charm


5 November 2011 2:00 pm

Resplendent in canary yellow and looking as if she is just about to set off for a Melbourne Cup lunch,…

A bad case of World Cup envy

15 October 2011 12:00 pm

What lurks behind Mark Latham’s dissatisfaction with rugby union?

The blessed union bears fruit

10 September 2011 12:00 am

In rugby’s rejuvenated form, there is no better footballing spectacle

It’s political, not personal

18 June 2011 12:00 am

Australia’s politicians might be pretty clean, but even local commentators can see the limitations of their worldview

A thorough examination of the body politic

5 June 2011 12:00 am

The language of Australian politics is a lesson in anatomy

Foreign Notes

23 April 2011 12:00 am

What with the floods, fires, cyclone and earthquake, London had started calling me the BBC’s pestilence correspondent.

The blessed union bears fruit

26 February 2011 12:00 am

This is the year that rugby league will be relegated to second place

Howard continues to reign

20 August 2010 12:00 am

The former PM’s voice is rarely heard because his unspoken influence on the political landscape is so powerful, says Nick Bryant

The (new) Australian ugliness

30 June 2010 12:00 am

Our politics is increasingly tribal, argues Nick Bryant — no wonder leaders are devoured by the pack

Australia, you’ve got global interest

2 June 2010 12:00 am

It’s surprisingly hard persuading Canberra’s leading political figures to talk to the international media, says Nick Bryant

Broken Hill v. Notting Hill

21 April 2010 12:00 am

Whereas Tony Abbott doles out the ideological red meat to his conservative base, David Cameron flirts with the metropolitan sophisticates, says Nick Bryant