Paul Kelly is Editor-at-Large of The Australian. He was previously Editor-in-Chief of the paper and he writes on Australian politics, public policy and international affairs.
Paul has covered Australian governments from Gough Whitlam to Kevin Rudd and spent two decades in the Canberra Press Gallery. He is a regular commentator on ABC Television for the Insiders program.
Paul is the author of a number of books including The Unmaking of Gough, The Hawke Ascendancy, The End of Certainty, November 1975, Paradise Divided, 100 Years: The Australian Story, The March of Patriots and Triumph and Demise.
In 2001 he presented a five-part documentary series for the ABC on Australia's first century. Paul was Graham Perkin Journalist of the Year (1990) and Weary Dunlop medallist for 2005. He has been a Fellow of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a long-time participant in the Australia-America Leadership Dialogue, and is a former board member of the Australia-Indonesia Institute.