As Premier of South Australia, Don Dunstan set new directions for public administration that had far-reaching national impacts. Shortly before his death in 1998, Don Dunstan entrusted to the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA), the key advocate for effective public administration, the honour of carriage of the annual Don Dunstan Oration on Public Administration, and was in fact its first Orator.

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Annabel Crabb

Chief Political Write

Annabel Crabb is one of Australia's most popular political commentators. With her unique style of writing and natural wit, Annabel provides distinctive observations and analysis in her reporting on political events of the day.

Chief political writer for ABC online and Walkley Award-winning journalist with over 15 years covering national politics for 13. Annabel has worked extensively in radio, television and print media as a political commentator. She is a ten-year veteran of ABC’s Insiders programme, and appeared as one of 5 expert panelists on Gruen Nation during the 2010 election. She is also the host of ABC’s Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel Crabb. Annabel is interested in new platforms for political reporting and has established a regular live "Twittercast" of parliamentary question time.

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12th September 2013