Quentin Beresford is the author or co-author of numerous books on Australian politics and public policy, including Rob Riley: The Life of an Aboriginal Leader and The Godfather: The life of Brian Burke. Quentin is professor of politics at Edith Cowan University, Australia where he has taught for more than 20 years. Born and educated in Tasmania, he was a journalist on Hobart's The Mercury in the early to mid-1980s.
'This is a tale that needed telling. It is an important case history in environmental campaigning and a must-read for anyone interested in fairness and transparency in government.' - Geoffrey Cousins AM, businessman and president of the Australian Conservation Foundation