ABOUT THE AUTHOR

George Megalogenis has thirty years’ experience in the media, including over a decade in the federal parliamentary press gallery. His book The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for non-fiction, and formed the basis for the ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. His most recent book is Australia’s Second Chance and he is also author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade and a previous best-selling Quarterly Essay, Trivial Pursuit: Leadership and the End of the Reform Era.

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In this urgent essay, George Megalogenis argues that Australia risks becoming globalisation’s next and most unnecessary victim.
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What sets Balancing Act apart is the rich historical context and the razor-sharp clarity with which [Megalogenis] explains present realities.

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