Portrait of Meredith Burgmann

Meredith Burgmann

Meredith Burgmann became radicalised at Sydney University in the sixties, when her ASIO file began. She was an academic at Macquarie University for 18 years, becoming president of the Academics Union. She was elected as a Labor MP and later president of the NSW Legislative Council.

Her other books are on early environmentalism and Australian misogyny.