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James Walter

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19 Sep 2017

What lies ahead for Malcolm Turnbull? His boosters still wait expectantly for the green shoots of political recovery.

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7 Sep 2012

Have you ever considered a political career? If not, you are in the majority. Who takes this path and why asks James Walter in the Australian Review of Public Affairs .

Most of us never seriously consider this option. What is the...

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16 Oct 2007

IN HIS 1960s classic, The Lucky Country , Donald Horne characterised Robert Menzies, then at the fag end of his record-breaking post-war incumbency, as a prime minister becalmed - the tide of events was running away from him. Horne’s Menzies was a foreigner in his...

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2 Oct 2007

Four key concerns must be addressed to protect the integrity of the service, according to JAMES WALTER and PAUL STRANGIO.

THE Australian Public Service has a proud record. In the mid-1980s A.F. Davies observed an organisation engaged in “steady, cautious and constant experimentation...

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25 Sep 2007

What will be the legacy of the Howard years, ask JAMES WALTER and PAUL STRANGIO in this extract from their new book, No, Prime Minister: Reclaiming Politics from Leaders (0) , which traces the growing centralisation of power during the prime ministerships of Gough...

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