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Author Combet, Greg, author

Title The fights of my life / Greg Combet with Mark Davis
Published Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Publishing, 2014
©2014

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Description vii, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : photographs ; 24 cm
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 The end; 2 The beginning; 3 Union life; 4 Here to stay; 5 A hard landing; 6 The asbestos fight; 7 Victory; 8 Coming to power; 9 A turbulent climate; 10 Renewal; Notes; Index; Pic Section
Summary From his childhood in Rooty Hill in the western suburbs of Sydney, Greg Combet rose to the leadership of the trade union movement and went on to become a senior minister in the Rudd and Gillard Labor Governments. Along the way he has been a key player in numerous national struggles defending workers' rights and making historic reforms
Analysis Australian
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-302) and index
Subject Combet, Greg.
Australian Labor Party -- Officials and employees.
Labor unions -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Politicians -- Australia -- Biography.
Politics, Practical -- Australia.
Australia -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Davis, Mark (Journalist), author
ISBN 9780522866179 (paperback)
9780522866186 (ebook)