Selling the Australian Government: Politics and Propaganda from Whitlam to Howard (Briefings)

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The fact that governments spend millions of taxpayers’ dollars monitoring the Opposition’s every word and pumping out propaganda to backbenchers to ensure its spin’ reverberates across Australia has rarely been questioned by the media. Greg Barns, a former senior government adviser, provides a revealing insight into the way governments sell themselves, both publicly and behind the scenes, and how their expensive propaganda effort affects the political process.

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Greg Barns was disendorsed by the Liberal Party in February 2002 over his criticism of the Howard government's policy towards asylum-seekers. He was chair of the Australian Republican Movement and chief of staff to federal finance minister John Fahey. He is a columnist for the Hobart Mercury, and a regular contributor to the Age, the Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is now a member of the Australian Democrats.

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