Credlin & Co. reveals the disastrous consequences of power abused, and the broken people left in its wake.
Tony Abbott and his chief of staff, Peta Credlin, ran a brilliant opposition campaign. But their approach led to disaster in government.
When Abbott became prime minister, he and Credlin ruthlessly controlled ministers, backbenchers, the public service and the media. They shut out voices that questioned Abbott's way. Everything started to unravel.
Credlin & Co. is the story of a relationship that determined the fate of a government. It shows in stunning detail the disastrous consequences of power abused, and the broken people left in its wake.
About the Author
Aaron Patrick is the print editor of The Australian Financial Review and author of Downfall: How the Labor Party Ripped Itself Apart (2013).