Troy Bramston’s Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader is the definitive biography of Australia’s 24th prime minister, and the first one that Keating has co-operated on in more than two decades. Drawing on extensive interviews with Keating and those who worked with him, coupled with access to Keating’s extensive personal files, this book tells the story of a political warrior’s rise to power and his life since. Join Troy as he discusses his book and his fascinating subject with Chris Minns MP, Member for Kogarah.

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Troy Bramston (Australian)

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Troy Bramston has been a senior writer and columnist with The Australian newspaper and a contributor to Sky News since 2011. Troy is the author or editor of eight books, including Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader, Rudd, Gillard and Beyond, Looking for the Light on the Hill: Modern Labor's Challenges, and The Dismissal: In the Queen's Name (with Paul Kelly). Troy has worked as a policy and political adviser, and speechwriter, in government, opposition, and the private sector.