By the time he was forty-eight Steve Bracks had achieved the goal he'd set himself nine years earlier. He was Premier of Victoria. In A Premier's State, Bracks reflects on his ambition to make a difference, and how he reached his goal. This wide-ranging, thoughtful and incisive look at Steve's life and his career encompasses not only his thoughts on the Labor Party, but on the state of Australian politics gene
Steve Bracks joined the Australian Labor Party in 1974 and was Premier of Victoria from 1999 to 2007. He is a non-executive director of numerous non-profit and industry bodies including the Deakin (University) Foundation, the Bionics Institute, Jardine Lloyd Thomson Australia, the John Button Foundation, the Union Education Foundation and the Beirut Hellenic Bank.