Faulkner, John & Stuart Macintyre, ed.: True believers

Faulkner, John & Stuart Macintyre, ed.

True Believers: The Story of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW, 2001; electronic version available

Frank Bongiorno on the origins of Caucus, Macintyre on the first Caucus, Ross McMullin on its early reforming record, then chronological sections by Bobbie Oliver, Terry Irving, Graham Freudenberg, Sean Scalmer, Paul Kelly, Michelle Grattan and others. Sets the record of 607 Caucus members against the background of a century of Autralian history. There is a review here, comparing it with a book on the history of the non-Labor side, and the speech of the then Opposition Leader, Kim Beazley, launching the book is here.

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