February 23rd, 2015
Episode 111 of 497 episodes
Former Prime Minister, Treasurer and self-described Placido Domingoof Australianpolitics, Paul Keating, remains a compelling figure from our political past.His economic reforms, which opened up Australia, have been applauded even by his opponents. Yet his broader agenda, including Australia becoming a republic, remains unfulfilled and contested.How did Keating develop his 'big picture'? What are the contemporary lessons from his era of reform and political risk taking? Keating biographer, Davd Day, talks to Paul Barclay.