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The Little Book of Unscientific Propositions, Theories & Things

Australian Prime Ministers

by Michelle Grattan



ISBN:9781742579337
Format:Hardback with Jacket
Page Extent:576 pages
Book Size:23.4 x 15.3 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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Australian Prime Ministers completes the extraordinary rise of Australia’s 29th Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and the re-election of the Liberal Government in 2016.

This book includes the completed chapter on Tony Abbott, who served as Prime Minister for just on two years from 2013 to 2015. With a revised introduction and updated lists of prime ministerial records and achievements, Australian Prime Ministers reveals the stories behind those men – and one woman – who have attained Australia’s highest public office.

Michelle Grattan has worked as a federal political reporter and columnist for The Age, the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald. She is currently chief political correspondent of The Conversation, a professor fellow at the University of Canberra and a regular commentator on the ABC Radio national breakfast program.


About the Author

Michelle Grattan

In 1996, Michelle Grattan joined The Australian Financial Review as a senior writer, and three years later was appointed Chief Political Correspondent at The Sydney Morning Herald. She returned to The Age in 2002 as a columnist, and was made Political Editor and Bureau Chief in 2004. In 1988, Michelle was awarded the Graham Perkin Award as the Australian Journalist of the Year, and in the Australia Day Honours in 2004 was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her long and distinguished service to Australian journalism. She is also a Walkley Award winner (2006) for Journalism Leadership. Michelle Grattan is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland's School of Journalism and Communication. In 2008, Michelle shared the Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award with Laurie Oakes.