Nick Dyrenfurth


Nick Dyrenfurth
Nick Dyrenfurth is the executive director of the John Curtin Research Centre. He is the author or editor of seven books, including A Little History of the Australian Labor Party, Mateship: A Very Australian History, A New History of the AWU and All That’s Left. Nick is an adjunct research fellow in the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University.



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A man for some seasons

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The times may not suit Malcolm Turnbull

Don’t write off Tony Abbott yet

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Underestimate the prime minister at your peril

Loser takes all

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How giving up power could be the new power move

The prime minister of the Opposition

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Tony Abbott continues to be defined by what he opposes

Labor’s British blues

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It is not alarmist to think that Australian Labor is sleepwalking to electoral disaster

Capital punishment is wrong

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The best way to honour our murdered countrymen is to speak out against the death penalty

Taxing times

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Are we finally ready to mention the dreaded T-word?

Even Laborites get the blues

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Will the ALP be looking to Maurice Glasman, purveyor of “dangerous ideas”, for inspiration?

Why rev-head Ricky Muir is really a Labor man

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Would former Labor Prime Minister Ben Chifley successfully contest preselection today? This is the counterfactual scenario party types routinely like to explore. A Bathurst-born engine-driver without a university degree stands no chance, some say. The …

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