George Megalogenis (Author)

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George Megalogenis (Photo credit: Aaron Francis)

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George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades' experience in the media. The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for the ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. He is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade and Quarterly Essay 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era.

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Book Cover:  Australia's Second Chance
In his new must-read blockbuster, George Megalogenis (The Australian Moment) reads the nation's numbers to show how our whole history points out the path we must take in the future. We've been here before. What did we get wrong, and how can we get it right this time?
In his new must-read blockbuster, George Megalogenis (The Australian Moment) reads the nation's numbers to show how our whole history points out the path we must take in the future. We've been here before. What did we get wrong, and how can we get it right this time?
Published: 23/09/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781926428574
Book Cover:  Australia's Second Chance
The new current-affairs blockbuster by George Megalogenis, this is the long-awaited follow-up to The Australian Moment, building on the bestseller with a remarkable new view of Australia's immigration and how it is crucial to our continuing success.
The new current-affairs blockbuster by George Megalogenis, this is the long-awaited follow-up to The Australian Moment, building on the bestseller with a remarkable new view of Australia's immigration and how it is crucial to our continuing success.
Published: 23/09/2015
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781743482995
Book Cover:  Australian Moment, The
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
Book Cover:  Australian Moment, The

'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
Book Cover:  Longest Decade, 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, 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

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