Richard Denniss

Richard Denniss was chief of staff to Natasha Stott Despoja during the period that the Australian Democrats held the balance of power in the Senate. He is now executive director of the Australia Institute policy thinktank. He has recently published An Introduction to Australian Public Policy: Theory and Practice with Sarah Maddison, and is co-author (with Clive Hamilton) of the bestselling book Affluenza: When Too Much is Never Enough.