THE MODEST MEMBER:
The Life and Times of Bert Kelly
Hal G.P. Colebatch
For years federal MP Bert Kelly conducted a lonely crusade for greater trade liberalisation. “The Modest Member” was the title he used for his humorous and influential newspaper column. His opponent, Deputy PM “Black Jack” McEwen, described him as “the modest member with much to be modest about”. But it was Bert Kelly whose views prevailed.
Paperback, 300 pages