George Megalogenis (Author)

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George Megalogenis is an author and journalist. He has 28 years' experience in the media, including over a decade in the Federal Parliamentary press gallery. He is a regular panelist on ABC TV's The Insiders. He is the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade and Quarterly Essay 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era. His latest book The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction.

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Book Cover: The Australian Moment
Australia appears to be the best-equipped nation to deal with the ongoing rumblings of the Great Recession. To what degree is that good fortune or good planning? A groundbreaking work on our government and character by one of our most respected journalists.
Australia appears to be the best-equipped nation to deal with the ongoing rumblings of the Great Recession. To what degree is that good fortune or good planning? A groundbreaking work on our government and character by one of our most respected journalists.
Published: 22/02/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670075218
RRP: $32.99
Book Cover: The Australian Moment
With new material reflecting on the changed state of the nation, this edition of the Walkley Award–winning The Australian Moment by George Megalogenis, one of our most respected journalists, will coincide with the TV series based on the book, Making Australia Great
With new material reflecting on the changed state of the nation, this edition of the Walkley Award–winning The Australian Moment by George Megalogenis, one of our most respected journalists, will coincide with the TV series based on the book, Making Australia Great
Published: 28/01/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670078448
RRP: $32.99
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Book Cover: The Australian Moment

'Likely to become the essential short work on modern Australia' Don Watson

'Megalogenis is Australia's best explainer … A brilliant read' Annabel Crabb

Winner of the Walkley Book Award and Australia's bestselling political book of 2012

Shortlisted for the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award

 

'Likely to become the essential short work on modern Australia' Don Watson

'Megalogenis is Australia's best explainer … A brilliant read' Annabel Crabb

Winner of the Walkley Book Award and...

Published: 22/02/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742534855
Price: $19.99
Book Cover: The Longest decade
Before the 1990s, the decades in Australia used to run to a predictable script of bust, boom, and bust. They'd commence with the economy in the pits, assume the personality of the good times that followed, and conclude with another collapse. Conveniently, this cycle took about ten years to play out.

Paul Keating and John Howard altered the nation's body-clock. Between them, they have dominated the...

Before the 1990s, the decades in Australia used to run to a predictable script of bust, boom, and bust. They'd commence with the economy in the pits, assume the personality of the good times that followed...
Published: 05/05/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921215940
RRP: $32.95
Book Cover:  Trivial Pursuit:Leadership and the End of the Reform Era:Quarterly Essay40

In the last Quarterly Essay for 2010, George Megalogenis considers Australia's political dead zone.  The Hawke, Keating and early Howard years were ones of bold reform; recently we have seen an era of power without purpose.  But why?  Is it down to powerful lobbies, or the media, or a failure of leadership, or all the above?  And whatever the case, how will hard decisions be taken...

In the last Quarterly Essay for 2010, George Megalogenis considers Australia's political dead zone.  The Hawke, Keating and early Howard years were ones of bold reform; recently we have seen an era...

Published: 16/11/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781863954983
RRP: $19.95

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