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Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly is Editor-at-Large on The Australian. He was previously Editor-in-Chief of the paper and he writes on Australian politics, public policy and international affairs.

Paul has covered Australian governments from Gough Whitlam to Malcolm Turnbull. He is a regular television commentator on the Sky News program, Australian Agenda. He is the author of nine books including the End of Certainty on the politics and economics of the 1980’s, Triumph and Demise on the Rudd-Gillard era and The March of Patriots, providing a re-interpretation of Paul Keating and John Howard in office.

In 2001 at the centenary of Federation Paul presented the five part television documentary for the ABC ‘100 Years – The Australian Story’. In 1990 he was Graham Perkin Journalist of the Year. Paul holds a Doctor of Letters from Melbourne University. In 2006 he was a visiting Fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy and in 2010 he was a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at Melbourne University. Paul is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. In addition, he has honorary doctorates from the University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and Griffith University.

For two decades Paul has been a regular participant in the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue. He has been a Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a guest lecturer at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard and a Fellow at the Menzies Centre, King’s College, London.

 

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