Dawn of GoldDecember 29, 2016
Duntroon to DiliDecember 29, 2016
By Robert S. Merrillees
A frank personal account of experiences in diplomacy
In Diplomatic Digs, Robert (Bob) Merrillees gives a frank personal account of his experiences in diplomacy and as a Foreign Affairs Officer who served Australian Governments for 34 years until his ousting by Foreign Minister Alexander Downer in 1998. It includes striking examples of the Tall Poppy Syndrome, hypocrisy and chauvinism and Australian public life.