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'Adele Ferguson is a senior business writer and columnist for leading Fairfax newspapers, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. With more than 20 years in journalism, Ferguson carries a reputation as one of Australia's most respected and well-read commentators. Prior to joining the Age and the SMH, she was a senior commentator with the Australian. Ferguson has also worked at BRW Magazine as deputy editor and chief business commentator, leading many major investigations into the corporate sector.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Order of Australia Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

For significant service to the print and broadcast media as a journalist and business commentator.

2016 winner Kennedy Awards Journalist of the Year
2016 winner Melbourne Press Club Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year Award

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Gina Rinehart : The Untold Story of the Richest Woman in the World Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2012 Z1869185 2012 single work biography 'Gina Rinehart is not just the richest person in Australia - and potentially soon to be the richest person in the world - she is the daughter of Lang Hancock, legendary arch-conservative, secessionist, mining millionaire and discoverer of the world's largest iron ore deposit in the Pilbara; and a member of a family known as much for its front-page legal stoushes as for its business acumen and toughness. With her reported wealth doubling in the last 12 months, Gina is beginning to flex the enormous power her wealth gives, buying large shareholdings in Channel 10 and Fairfax in moves that look set to give her and her controversial views a major influence in Australian life and public affairs outside of the resources sector. Set against the backdrop of a mining boom that will have the most profound effect on Australia over the next few decades, this is an extraordinary biography of Gina, the family she came from, and the wealth and power she wields, by award-winning journalist Adele Ferguson.' (Publisher's blurb)
2013 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Biography of the Year
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