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Alan Fewster

A former journalist with the Fairfax and Murdoch presses, Alan Fewster joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1989, serving in Port Moresby and Harare. He is the author of Capital Correspondent: The Canberra Letters of Edwin Charles 1936–37 (Ginninderra Press, 2002); Trusty and Well Beloved: A Life of Keith Officer, Australia’s First Diplomat (Miegunyah Press, 2009), and The Bracegirdle Incident (Arcadia, 2013). He is currently working on a biography of Sir Keith Waller.