Hugh Mackay is a psychologist, social researcher and novelist. He has a master s degree in moral philosophy and was one of the founders of the St James Ethics Centre. His publication, THE MACKAY REPORT, was the benchmark of social research in Australia for over thirty years. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from the University of NSW, Macquarie and Charles Sturt universities. His most recent titles published by Hachette are ADVANCE AUSTRALIA WHERE?, WAYS OF ESCAPE, RIGHT & WRONG, WINTER CLOSE. Previous Books: WAYS OF ESCAPE, ADVANCE AUSTRALIA ... WHERE?, RIGHT AND WRONG, WINTER CLOSE.
'Hugh Mackay is one of this country's most perceptive social commentators.' [Sydney Morning Herald] 'Illuminator of other people's views ... a reporter of voices. Mackay ... is something of a national treasure.' [Canberra Times]