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||Judith Brett completed a PhD on Hugo von Hofmannsthal at The University of Melbourne in 1980. During the 1980s she was editor of Meanjin (1982-86) and the Times on Sunday (1987), before beginning her career in political studies at La Trobe University in 1989. She has published regularly on political topics, including a political biography of Robert Menzies and a study of thegovernment of John Howard. During the late 1990s she wrote a fortnightly column for the Melbourne Age. Her work Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class (Cambridge University Press, 2003) won the 2004 Ernest Scott History Prize.
Ref: AusLit, http://www.austlit.edu.au accessed 24/4/2012