Hamish McDonald is a Walkley Award-winning foreign correspondent, Australian journalist and author of several books. As a foreign correspondent, McDonald specialised in Asia for over 40 years, and has lived in Jakarta, Tokyo, Hong Kong, New Delhi and Beijing. He was Foreign Editor and Asia-Pacific Editor at the Sydney Morning Herald and is now the author of several books, including Mahabharata in Polyester about India’s most famous and controversial business family, and Death in Balibo, Lies in Canberra, which gave the definitive account of the military, bureaucratic and intelligence manoeuvres around the killing of five Australian newsmen.
APPEARING AT: Secret: The Making of Australia’s Security State
WITH: Brain Toohey
DATE:Saturday 7 November
VENUE: Metcalfe Auditorium