George Megalogenis is known as an Australian journalist, author, and political commentator. George was born in 1964 in Melbourne, Australia. Megalogenis went to Melbourne High School and then went on to study economics at the University of Melbourne. After four years of college, he joined The Sun News-Pictorial as a cadet journalist in 1986. After getting a few years of experience at a journalist, he went on to work as an economics correspondent for News Limited. His stretch at News Limited lasted two years.
One of his books, The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction. The book was also the inspiration for his ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. He is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, Australia’s Second Chance and Balancing Act. Balancing Act includes his two Quarterly Essays, No. 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era and No. 61: Balancing Act – Australia Between Recession and Renewal.
|Date of Birth:||1964 (age 54 years), Melbourne|
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|Spouse:||Annastacia Palaszczuk (m. 1996–1998)|