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Paul Cleary


Paul Cleary the author of Too Much Luck: The Mining Boom and Australia’s Future. He is a senior writer with The Australian and a researcher at the Australian National University.

In a career spanning twenty years he has reported on politics and economics, worked as a correspondent in Southeast Asia and been an adviser to the government of East Timor. His previous books are Shakedown: Australia’s Grab for Timor Oil and The Men Who Came Out of the Ground.

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