Laura Tingle

Journalist, essayist and author Laura Tingle has reported on Australian politics and policy for more than 35 years. In May 2018, she was appointed chief political correspondent for ABC's 7.30 and was previously political editor for the Australian Financial Review. She is the author of Chasing the Future - a book about the early 1990s recession; of two Quarterly Essays: Great Expectations and Political Amnesia; and of In Search of Good Government. A third Quarterly Essay on Australian politics will be published in 2018.