The Money Men is the first in-depth look at the most interesting men to have held the office of Treasurer of Australia. Former Treasurer Chris Bowen brings his unique insider perspective to reveal the lessons learned from the successes and failures of twelve treasurers. From the first pioneer, George Turner, through to Wayne Swan, former Treasurer Chris Bowen uses his unique insider experience to feature stories of courage, intelligence, intrigue and discord and emphasises the importance of successful partnerships between the Prime Minister, Treasurer and Treasury. Containing comprehensive interviews with many former Treasurers and senior bureaucrats, The Money Men provides an exclusive insight into Australia's most important economic office.



ISBN: 9780522866605
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 302
Publication Date: 3 Aug 2015
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publication City, Country: Carlton, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 23.5(H) x 15.3(L) x 3.6(W)
Weight (gm): 658


Author Biography

Chris Bowen is the Shadow Treasurer of Australia. He was briefly the acting leader of the Labor Party and leader of the Opposition in 2013 after Labor lost the federal election. He is the author of Hearts and Minds.
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