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Stand and Deliver: Fifty Years of the National Press Club of Australia

Edited by

Steve Lewis

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About the editor

Steve Lewis

Steve Lewis arrived in Canberra in 1992 and spent more than two decades as a senior member of the federal parliamentary press gallery. He regularly writes for media outlets including The New Daily and appears on Sky News as a political commentator. …

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Praise for Stand and Deliver

‘…it is a compelling read… and it gives you an incredible understanding of the depth of the role of the National Press Club, of politics, but also to better understand Australian life.’ —Joe Hockey, Treasurer 

‘It is well-written, entertaining and cherry-picks from the best speeches and provides historical context, along with some fine anecdotes.’ —Verona Burgess, Australian Financial Review


‘You can hear the clinking of the plates and smell the food as Steve Lewis captures and recreates some of the history making moments of the National Press Club. A fabulous read’ —Paul Bongiorno, Contributing Editor, Network Ten


‘This collection is a reminder of how social and political change moves in fits and starts, propelled by an ever-changing cavalcade of public figures vying to make themselves heard.’ —the Age