Nick Dyrenfurth

Nick Dyrenfurth
Nick Dyrenfurth is the author or editor of several books on Australian politics, culture and history, including A Little History of the Australian Labor Party (2011, with Frank Bongiorno, co-published with the Chifley Research Centre). His latest book, Mateship: A Very Australian History is forthcoming next year through Scribe.

Articles by Nick Dyrenfurth

Labor’s damaged Right faction must renew

It’s a saying of which Paul Keating is fond: “Where goes NSW, so goes federal Labor.” Of course, the former Labor prime minister wasn’t just talking about the ALP’s NSW branch, but his own right-wing Centre Unity faction. All bias … Read More

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We are not all liberals now

An edited version of this essay was originally published by The Sunday Age on 7 September 2014.  This is re-published with full permission. Public debate in Australia is in desperate need of repair. A new senator bizarrely tells a radio station that she … Read More

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