John Birmingham


John Birmingham
John Birmingham is an author, a columnist and a journalist. His books include He Died With a Felafel in His Hand and Leviathan: The Unauthorised Biography of Sydney.



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The outsider

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Now who’s ‘The One’? Kerry Stokes: the fun begins at Seven

Deserve’s got nothing to do with it

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Kim Beazley has been charming mall-goers. And getting angry. And developing a knack for snappy one-liners. Is it too late?

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

The doc, the vet, the matrons

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Brendan Nelson, John Howard’s education minister, did a funny thing a while back. Funny strange, that is, not funny ha-ha. He apologised to an opponent. Even stranger was the choice of enemy upon whom he bestowed this rare benevolence: Tony Windsor, …

So happy we could scream

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Still comfortable but relaxed no more in John Howard’s Australia

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