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Robert Porter

Robert Porter is the author of an earlier biography of Paul Hasluck. This emanated from his PhD thesis, for which Geoffrey Bolton was an examiner.

Robert Porter reviews 'Paul Hasluck: A life' by Geoffrey Bolton

March 2015, no. 369 02 March 2015
Geoffrey Bolton has written a fine biography of one of Australia’s eminent sons, one not well recognised or widely remembered. Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck was born in Western Australia in 1905 and rose to become an accomplished journalist, a historian, public servant and diplomat, a minister of Parliament in the Menzies era, contender and possibly logical successor for prime minister, and gov ... (read more)