Articles by: David Lee

Author Biography:

David Lee, an associate professor in history at the UNSW, Canberra, is author of The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia, (Connor Court 2016).

AUKUS and the Labor Tradition: Has Albanese completed or betrayed the Curtin legacy?

In supporting the Coalition government’s decision on AUKUS, the Albanese government has made the most significant departure from the party’s defence and foreign policy tradition in the last forty years.

Too Big To Tax: North West Shelf and lessons for sharing in our sovereign wealth

For as long as fossil fuels are being extracted, the Australian people should receive an equitable share of the profits from the sale of non-renewable natural resources. This will help them to adapt to climate change and manage the transition to a renewable economy.