Paul Cleary

Paul Cleary is a policy analyst and author of five nonfiction books. He has a doctorate from the ANU for a thesis on Australia’s policy framework for managing its resources wealth and outcomes for Indigenous communities in the Pilbara.

Articles by this author

Image of Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest
The people of the Pilbara take on Australia’s great philanthropist
Title fight
The iron ore trains, more than 2 kilometres long, take a good 15 to 20 minutes to pass you by as they wind their way through the red hills of the Pilbara from the mine to the port...
How long can Australia ride in the coal wagon?
Coal crash
It’s raining cats and dogs in the gentrified Southern Highlands, two hours’ drive south of Sydney, and even though flood warnings abound and school pick-up time approaches, more...
Controversy surrounds Liverpool Plains coal mine approval
Promises, promises
The New South Wales’ election campaign has been a defining moment for the anti–coal seam gas movement in the state, with both the Coalition and Labor responding to the...
Road freight is expensive, dirty and dangerous. Why are our governments addicted to it?
Roads to nowhere
The reach of the billionaire trucking magnate Lindsay Fox extends far beyond the distinctive red and gold Linfox trucks that operate on the nation’s highways in ever increasing...