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Author Rundle, Guy, author

Title 50 people who stuffed up Australia / Guy Rundle with Dexter Rightwad
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Richmond, Vic. : Hardie Grant Books, 2013
Richmond, Victoria : Hardie Grant Books, 2013
©2013

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Description vii, 214 pages ; 21 cm
Summary Our Great Southern Land started out just that - Great. But what has happened after several centuries of white settlement and "development" and "progress". Has greatness been chipped away at and just who is responsible? Enter Guy and Dexter who point the finger at 50 people and (sometimes entire family dynasties) who have basically stuffed it for the rest of us. Instead of a roll call of dreary achievements, read on for 50 notable stuff ups - from Arthur Phillip and Ned Kelly to Janette Howard and Dame Edna. Eddie McGuire and Andrew Bolt to Winston Churchill - they have all played their part in making this land, well, not so great after all
Analysis Abbott, Tony, MP
Australian
Biography
Blanchett, Cate
Bolt, Andrew
Brown, Bob, (former Senator)
Cave, Nick
Clark, Manning
Cook, James, (Captain Cook)
Cultural, ethnic & media studies (Australia)
Done, Ken
Eminent Australians
Former Prime Ministers
Gillard, Julia
Griffin, Walter Burley
Higgins, Henry Bourne
History
Howard, John, (former PM)
Hughes, William Morris
Humour
Humphries, Barry
Kennett, Jeff
Marr, David
McAuley, James
McGuinness, P. P
Members
Murray, Les
National identity
Rinehart, Gina
Ruddock, Philip, MP
Singer, Peter, (bioethicist)
Social change
Stone, Gerald
Tsiolkas, Christos
Ward, Russel
Whitlam, Gough
Williamson, David
Windschuttle, Keith
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Audience General
Subject Australian wit and humor.
Identity politics in literature.
Politicians -- Australia -- Humor.
Politicians -- Australia.
Politicians -- Australia -- Humour
Politics and culture -- Australia.
Politics and culture -- Australia -- Humor.
Public relations and politics -- Australia.
Satire, Australia (English)
Satire, Australian.
Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- History -- Humor.
Australia -- History.
Australia -- Social conditions -- History.
Genre/Form Humor.
Biographies.
Author Rightwad, Dexter, author
ISBN 9781742703831 (paperback)
Other Titles Fifty people who stuffed up Australia
Fifty people who stuffed up Australia