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Bridget Griffen-Foley

Professor of Media, Macquarie University

Bridget Griffen-Foley is a Professor of Media at Macquarie University, where she was also the inaugural Director (2007-16) of the Centre for Media History. She is author of four major books about the history of the Australian media, and editor of A Companion to the Australian Media.


  • –present
    Professor, Macquarie University


  • 1997 
    Macquarie University, Modern History


  • 2009
    Changing Stations: The Story of Australian Commercial Radio, UNSW Press
  • 2003
    Party Games: Australian Politicians and the Media from War to Dismissal, Text Publishing
  • 2000
    Sir Frank Packer, HarperCollins
  • 1999
    The House of Packer: The Making of a Media Empire, Allen & Uniwn

Research Areas

  • Australian History (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)