Historical information

A biography of John Howard's political career written in his first year holding the office of Prime Minister. Howard was Prime Minister (Liberal Party) from 1996-2007. During his term of office, Howard introduced the Workchoices legislation, Higher Education Workplace Regulation Requirements and the ABCC which were all targeted at diminishing the powers of the union movement. He was defeated by Kevin Rudd (ALP) in 2007 and lost his seat to Maxine McKew at the same election.

Significance

Political biography - John Howard.

Physical description

Book; 806 pages. Dustjacket: colour photograph of John Howard; black and white lettering; authors' names and title. Cover: blue background; gold lettering; authors' names and title.