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A series of practical lessons on leadership and public life that offer insights into the challenges and opportunities Australia currently faces.

The Long Haul offers a series of practical lessons on leadership and public life from John Brumby’s thirty years in politics. It gives insights into the challenges and opportunities Australia currently faces and argues for real political reform, a different future for our federation and strong leadership in a world in transition.

Reviews

Everyone who cares deeply about our nation's prospects will devour this book and keep it in easy reach.

Julia Gillard

Given the lack of success Australia is currently experiencing in embracing necessary economic reform, this book is a timely and valuable contribution.

Heather Ridout AO

What stands out in this book is John Brumby’s commitment to the institutions of government and democracy as a means of improving the wellbeing of Australians, and his unceasing appetite for reform to ensure that they are fit for purpose in 21st century Australia.

Professor Helen Sullivan, Foundation Director, Melbourne School of Goverment

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780522868531

    October 1, 2015

    Melbourne University Press

    240 pages

    RRP $34.99

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  • EBook

    9780522868548

    October 1, 2015

    Melbourne University Press Digital

    355 pages

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