Jeff: The Rise and Fall of a Political Phenomenon
Biography of former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett. It begins with his childhood and ends with the 1999 election defeat that ended his political career. This is an intimate look at Kennett's career, drawing on interviews with his friends, colleagues, critics and opponents, as well as with the man himself. It details his entry into politics and elevation to state leader of the Liberal party, two successive election defeats, four leadership challenges, and his controversial time as Premier. Includes photographs, index and notes. Author is international editor with the Melbourne 'Age', and has served as national political editor for the Melbourne 'Herald' and 'Herald Sun'.
Try this search over all volumes: ment
Results 1-0 of 0
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
advertising agenda Alan Stockdale Andrew Peacock Austin Australia backbencher Baragwanath Baxter became budget cabinet Cain government Canberra casino cent challenge claim Coalition colleagues Costello debate decision defeat economic election campaign electorate ernment federal Felicity Felicity Kennett former Gippsland going government's Gude industry insisted issues Jeff Kennett Jeff's Jeffrey Joan Kirner John Brumby John Cain John Howard Keating Kennett government Kirner knew Kroger Labor government leadership Liberal Party major Melbourne Melbourne's ment Michael Kroger National Party never newspaper numbers Opposition leader organisation parliament parliamentary party room party's Pescott Peter Peter Costello Poggioli political politician polls preselection prime minister privatisation reform resigned Rob Knowles role Ron Walker rural says seat sector senior Liberals state's Steve Bracks strategy Ted Baillieu things tion told union Victoria vote voters