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Geoff Brock : the man who saved a city / Greg Mayfield
Bib ID 7579839
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Mayfield, Greg, author
 
Description Mile End, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2018 
©2018 
x, 187 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781743055229 (paperback)
Summary

Love him or hate him there's no denying Geoff Brock has made a name for himself in South Australian politics. As the Independent MP for Frome following his shock win in the 2009 by-election he has represented the city of Port Pirie and those living in the Flinders Ranges, Upper Yorke Peninsula and Clare Valley. Geoff Brock made a huge impact with his negotiations over the Nyrstar lead smelter, lifeblood of Port Pirie. But his story began many years earlier on the plains of the Mid North, where he roamed with his itinerant worker father who struggled to feed his family. What is the driving force behind the man who was bullied at school, who overcame a stutter and who, as political kingmaker, eased Premier Jay Weatherill and his team into power? What has he achieved as Minister for Regional Development and Minister for Local Government? And what is his vision for the future?

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Brock, Geoff.  |  Politicians -- South Australia -- Biography.  |  Politics, Practical -- South Australia.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Biography.  |  South Australia -- Politics and government.  |  Australian
Form/genre Biographies.
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