Michael Cooney


Michael Cooney is author of The Gillard Project (Penguin, 2015) and was speechwriter to Prime Minister Julia Gillard. He was senior adviser at the Australian National University’s HC Coombs Policy Forum, Crawford School of Public Policy, 2013–14, and is now general manager, public affairs, at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.


Red plague

MemoirYou taught me language, and my profit on’t Is I know how to curse. The red plague rid you For learning me your language! Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 1, Scene 2 IRELAND IS A bookshelf in my mother’s place house. A book of...

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