Author Archives: Hal Colebatch

Hal Colebatch

About Hal Colebatch

H.K. Colebatch is a political scientist who established the graduate program in social science and policy at UNSW. But he has not published any poetry, nor has he been awarded the Prime Minister's prize for Political History.

Eden-Monaro shows us the significance of the small players

Noel Turnbull’s blistering critique of commentary on the recent by-election leaves us asking (like Julius Sumner Miller) ‘Why is it so ?’

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Reflections on Mathias Cormann’s resignation

Perhaps the most interesting, though less discussed, aspect of Mathias Cormann’s resignation is what it shows us about the professionalization of politics – Politik als Beruf, as Weber put it.

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