Lindsay Tanner

Lindsay Tanner WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

4 ENTRIES Lindsay Tanner retired from his position as the federal minister for finance in 2010 after a long career with the ALP. He is the author of several books, including Sideshow: Dumbing Down Democracy.



LATEST


Robert Menzies, then prime minister, takes his place in the queue to vote at the 1958 federal election. © The Age/Fairfax Syndication

Politics

Window dressing

The mirage of political reform

Japanese government ad proclaiming that what women really want is a man who owns government bonds. © Ministry of Finance Japan/Dentsu

Culture

Air traffic out of control

'Extreme Money' by Satyajit Das

Whitlam in 1973. © George Lippmann/Fairfax Photos

Politics

Gough Whitlam

Gough Whitlam at 95

Tony Blair campaigning his way to a landslide victory for Labour, April 1997. © Tom Stoddart / Getty Images

Politics

Chariots of fire

Tony Blair’s legacy