Dean Smith


A Personal View

I regularly send to friends, supporters and others an EmailBlast capturing my personal view on historical and political matters.

Below is a collection of my personal columns from my EmailBlast.

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  • Building the lucky country

    December 04, 2015

    The final parliamentary sitting fortnight of 2015 has witnessed a significant focus on the economic issues that will undoubtedly continue to dominate in the lead up to next year’s Federal Election.

  • The power of democracy

    November 13, 2015

    I spent much of last week in Burma, as part of Australia’s official observer mission witnessing the nation’s first democratic elections in a quarter of a century.

  • Honest reflections on a long career

    October 23, 2015

    As the first full sitting fortnight of the Turnbull Government draws to a close, perhaps it most memorable moment came with the departure of a parliamentary colleague.

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