A Way Through: The Life of Rick Farley

Author(s): Nicholas Brown & Susan Boden

Biography & Memoir

Rick Farley was an extraordinary man. As head of the Cattlemens Union and National Farmers Federation, a key figure in the Landcare movement and a public campaigner for Indigenous rights and Reconciliation, Farley had an insiders view of many key political and social changes in Australia over his thirty years in the public eye. Aligned at various stages with the National Party, ALP and the Australian Democrats, Farley was a political enigma who nevertheless had a straightforward mission: for all Australians to care a lot better for our country. When he died in in a tragic accident in 2006, aged 53, the overwhelming grief and heartfelt tributes of his family, friends, supporters and old adversaries spoke volumes about his achievements and his much-admired ability to find a way through adversity and complex negotiations. A Way Through is the engrossing story of a unique man whose determination and sense of justice has left a lasting legacy for many Australians.

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General Fields

  • : 9781921410857
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : December 2011
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : February 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 352
  • : 2-Dec
  • : Paperback
  • : Nicholas Brown & Susan Boden