This biographical article is written like a résumé. (June 2014)
|Alison W. Broinowski|
25 October 1941
Adelaide, South Australia
|Alma mater||Adelaide University|
|Occupation||Academic, journalist, writer|
|Political party||The Wikileaks Party|
|Spouse(s)||Richard Broinowski (married 1963)|
Dr. Alison W. Broinowski (born 25 October 1941) is an Australian academic, journalist, writer and former Australian public servant.
Her maiden name was Woodroffe; born in Adelaide, she attended from 1946 to 1958 the Wilderness School in that city, and in 1962 she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Adelaide University. In December of the following year, she married Richard Philip Broinowski. From 1963-64 she was a cadet for the Australian Department of External Affairs before beginning her extensive public service career, including various diplomatic postings, with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT).
- 1965-68 - Freelance journalist in Japan
- 1969 - Journalist and leader-writer for the Canberra Times
- 1970-74 - Department of Foreign Affairs, Japan Section
- 1975-78 - Second Secretary at the Australian Embassy in Manila, Philippines
- 1978-82 - ASEAN Section, Department of Foreign Affairs; Co-ordinator, Australian Institute of International Affairs Conferences
- 1982-83 - Administrative Assistant to the Governor General; Executive Director of the Australian National Word Festival
- 1983-85 - Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan
- 1986 - Director, Japan Section, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- 1987-88 - Director, Australia-Japan Foundation, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Visiting Fellow at the Department of Asian Studies, Australian National University
- 1988 - Chargé d'Affaires with the Australian Embassy in Amman, Jordan, and Research Associate with the Korean Research Foundation and Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea
- 1989-90 - Counsellor with the Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York City, United States
- 1990-92 - On leave from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to undertake freelance work, including lecturing, journalism, broadcasting and research on Australia/Asian affairs
- 1992-93 - Regional Director with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Melbourne
- 1993-94 - Director, Advocacy and Planning, Australia Council
- 1995 - Visiting Fellow, Australian Defence Force Academy
- 1995-96 - Research Associate, Ibero American University, Mexico
- 1996 - Visiting Fellow, University of Canberra
- 1996-99 - Visiting Fellow, Australian National University
- Broinowski, Alison (1992). The yellow lady : Australian impressions of Asia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
- — (1996). The yellow lady : Australian impressions of Asia. 2nd ed. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
- — (2003). About face : Asian accounts of Australia. Melbourne: Scribe Publications.
- 2003: "Howard's War" (Scribe Publications; ISBN 0 908011-99-7
- 2005: with James Wilkinson, "The Third Try: can the UN work?" (Scribe Publications)
- 2007: "Allied and Addicted" (Scribe Publications)
- 2007: as editor, "Double Vision: Asian Accounts of Australia" (Pandanus Books)
- — (Mar 2016). "A long journey on the ikebana road". The National Library of Australia Magazine. 8 (1): 20–23.
|Date||Review article||Work(s) reviewed|
|2011||Broinowski, Alison (June 2011). "Runaway Presidency". Australian Book Review. 332: 65–66.||Ackerman, Bruce (2010). The decline and fall of the American republic. Harvard University Press.|
|2013||Broinowski, Alison (April 2013). "Unsanitised history : past wars don't end all wars". Australian Book Review. 350: 15–16.||Stone, Oliver; Kuznick, Peter (2012). The untold history of the United States. Ebury Press.|
- Julia Baird (25 Jul 2013). "Alison Broinowski to run for Senate as WikiLeaks candidate". abc.net.au. Retrieved 28 August 2013.