Anne Tiernan is a professor in the School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University. Her books include Lessons in Governing: A Profile of Prime Ministers’ Chiefs of Staff and The Gatekeepers: Lessons from Prime Ministers’ Chiefs of Staff, both with RAW Rhodes (Melbourne University Press, 2014); Learning to be a Minister: Heroic Expectations, Practical Realities, with Patrick Weller (Melbourne University Press, 2010); and Power Without Responsibility: Ministerial Staffers in Australian Governments from Whitlam to Howard (UNSW Press, 2007).


Pieces by Anne Tiernan

Beyond the nadir of political leadership
Edition 51: Fixing the System

The trials of apprenticeship: the limits of vicarious power
Edition 3: Webs of Power

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