Dr David Clune

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

David Clune was for many years the Manager of the NSW Parliament’s Research Service and the Parliament’s Historian. He is currently an Honorary Associate in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney and Consultant Historian to the NSW Legislative Council History Project. Dr Clune has written extensively about NSW politics and history. He is the editor (with Michael Hogan) of The People’s Choice: electoral politics in twentieth century NSW, author (with Gareth Griffith) of Decision and Deliberation: the Parliament of NSW, 1856-2003, editor (with Ken Turner) of The Premiers of NSW, 1856-2005 and The Governors of NSW, 1788-2010, and author of Inside the Wran Era: the Ron Mulock Memoirs. Dr Clune was a member of the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW Committee and the Governor Macquarie Bicentenary Committee. He was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal in 2001 and the Order of Australia Medal in 2011.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Clune, D. (2017). Connecting with the People: The 1978 reconstitution of the Legislative Council. Sydney: Legislative Council of NSW.
  • Clune, D. (2017). The Legislative Council and Responsible Government: Egan v Willis and Egan v Chadwick. Sydney: Legislative Council of NSW.
  • Clune, D., Upton, J. (2015). Inside the Wran Era: The Ron Mulock Memoirs. Ballarat: Connor Court Publishing.
  • Clune, D. (2013). Keeping the Executive Honest: the modern Legislative Council committee system. Sydney: New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council.
  • Clifford, E., Green, A., Clune, D. (2007). Electoral Atlas of NSW, 1856-2006. Sydney: NSW Department of Lands.
  • Clune, D., Griffith, G. (2006). Decision and Deliberation: The Parliament of New South Wales 1856-2003. Sydney: The Federation Press.

Edited Books

  • Clune, D., Smith, R. (2012). From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011. Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2009). The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010. Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2007). Writing Party History Papers from a Seminar held at Parliament House, Sydney, May 2006. Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). The Premiers of NSW Vol 1 and 2. Sydney: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Hogan, M., Muir, L. (2001). The People�s Choice: electoral politics in twentieth century NSW, 3 vols. Sydney: Parliament of NSW and University of Sydney.

Book Chapters

  • Clune, D. (2012). NSW Politics 2007-10. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 221-232). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (2012). The Campaign. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 248-257). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (2012). Why Labor Lost. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 309-314). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (2009). Frederic John Napier Thesiger, Baron Chelmsford. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 415-426). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Turner, K., Clune, D. (2009). Introduction. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 1-29). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Turner, K., Clune, D. (2009). Marie Roslyn Bashir. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 614-627). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2009). Sir David Murray Anderson. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 506-512). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2009). Sir Walter Edward Davidson. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 446-456). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2007). 1858-59. In M.Hogan, L.Muir and H.Golder (Eds.), The People's Choice. Electoral Politics in Colonial New South Wales, (pp. 63-84). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Griffith, G., Clune, D. (2006). Arena v Nader and the Waiver of Parliamentary Privilege. In George Winterton (Eds.), State Constitutional Landmarks, (pp. 331-361). Sydney: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Charles (later Sir Charles) Gregory Wade. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 77-91). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Elections, Policy and politics: an Overview. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Wran Era, (pp. 20-30). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). Introduction: the Changing Role of the Premier in the 20th Century. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 1-14). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). Introduction: the Colonial Premiers. In Clune.D and Turner.K (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 1, (pp. 1-12). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). John Joseph Cahill. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 295-312). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Michael Maher: A Good Local Member. In Ken Turner Michael Hogan (Eds.), The Worldly Art of Politics, (pp. 43-52). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Reg Downing: A Safe Pair of Hands. In Ken Turner Michael Hogan (Eds.), The Worldly Art of Politics, (pp. 228-245). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Sir George Warburton Fuller. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 167-177). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Stuart (later Sir Stuart) Alexander Donaldson. In Clune.D and Turner.K (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 1, (pp. 15-33). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2005). Bob Carr: the unexpected colossus. In John Wanna, Paul Williams (Eds.), Yes, Premier: Labor leadership in Australia's States and Territories, (pp. 33-60). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Clune, D. (1988). The McKell Style of Government. McKell. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (1987). NSW Labor in the 1950s: the Cahill Government 1952-1956. Traditions for Reform in NSW: Labor history essays. London: Pluto Press.

Journals

  • Clune, D. (2018). New South Wales July to December 2017. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 64(2), 317-323. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2017). New South Wales January to June 2017. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 63(4), 749-750. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2017). New South Wales July to December 2016. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 63(2), 290-297. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2016). New South Wales January to June 2016. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(4), 613-619. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2016). New South Wales July to December 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(2), 288-294. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). New South Wales: January to June 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(4), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). NSW Political Chronicle January-June 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(4), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). NSW Political Chronicle July-December 2014. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(2), 283-289. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2014). Commonwealth of Australia: January to June 2014. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60(4), 627-633. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2014). New South Wales: July to December 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60(2), 285-291. [More Information]
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manning, H., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2013). Political Chronicles. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(2), 276-327.
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manwaring, R., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2013). Political Chronicles: New South Wales January to June 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(4), 618-668. [More Information]
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manning, H., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2012). Political Chronicles. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(4), 619-673. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2012). Political Chronicles: New South Wales July to December 2011. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(2), 291-296. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2012). Political Chronicles: New South Wales January to June 2012. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(2), 627-632. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2011). 1843: The Year It All Began. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 26(1), 23-40.
  • Clune, D. (2011). New South Wales: January to June 2011. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 57(4), 622-627. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2011). NSW Political Chronicle January/June 2011 to present. Australian Journal of Politics and History.
  • Clune, D. (2010). The development of legislative institutions in NSW 1823-1843. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 25(2), 80-91.
  • Clune, D. (2007). 'Morris' Minor Miracle': The March 2007 NSW Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 22(2), 195-211.
  • Clune, D. (2005). Howard at the Crossroads? The October 2004 Federal Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 20(1), 3-20.
  • Clune, D. (2002). Back to the Future? The November 2001 Federal Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 17(1), 3-16.
  • Clune, D. (2002). NSW Political Chronicle July/December 1996 - January/June 2002. Australian Journal of Politics and History.
  • Clune, D. (1993). From McKell to McGirr. Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 79.
  • Clune, D. (1993). The Decline and Fall of the Labor Government in NSW 1959-1965. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 39(3).
  • Clune, D. (1992). Parliamentary and Extra Parliamentary Labor: NSW 1941-1965. Labour History, 62.
  • Clune, D. (1992). The Legislative Assembly of NSW, 1941-1991. Journal of Legislative Studies, 7(1).
  • Clune, D. (1984). The NSW Election of 1941. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 30(3).
  • Clune, D. (1984). The State Labor Party's Electoral Record in Rural NSW, 1904-1981. Labour History, 47.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Clune, D. (2018). Labor's reset in New South Wales. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2018). State of anticipation. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2017). Colin Barnett's electrical albatross. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2017). How Holman took on the House. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2017). Where to for Gladys Berejiklian? Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2016). NSW: the return of politics as usual? Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2015). Thinking the once unthinkable in NSW. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2014). A devoted fighter for Sydney's west: Ron Mulock 1930-2014. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Clune, D. (2014). A past master's template for the also-Wrans. The Australian.
  • Clune, D. (2014). The O'Farrell legacy. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2013). Corruption entrenched when spivs and sleaze reign. The Australian.
  • Clune, D. (2012). Long history of corruption. The Australian.
  • Clune, D., Moore, A. (2012). Mr Big of Bankstown. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58.
  • Clune, D. (2012). The Fog on the Hill: how NSW Labor lost its way. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27.

Reference Works

  • Clune, D. (2018). RR Downing. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2012). A Landa. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2012). JB Renshaw. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2012). Landa, Abram (Abe) (1902–1989). Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Clune, D. (2012). Renshaw, John Brophy (Jack) (1909–1987). Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Clune, D. (2010). J Arnold, JA Mulvihill, J Ormonde. Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. University of NSW.
  • Clune, D. (2007). JT Kane. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2007). NSW Premiers. In Brian Galligan (Eds.), Oxford Companion to Australian Politics. Oxford University Press.
  • Clune, D. (2005). WR Colbourne. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2004). JG Arkins, J Dunn, D Grant. Biography Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Melbourne University Press.
  • Clune, D. (2002). FE Stewart. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2002). WF Sheahan. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2000). J McGirr. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (1996). AG Enticknap. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (1993). JJ Cahill. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (1990). QS Spedding. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

Other

  • Clune, D. (2018), Book review: 'Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia' Clive Hamilton, Australasian Parliamentary Review, 33(1) Autumn/Winter 2018.
  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'John Curtin's War: the coming of war in the Pacific and the re-inventing of Australia' John Edwards, Australasian Parliamentary Review, 32(2) Summer 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'When do we get stuck into them?' Carl Scully, 'Setting the Record Straight, Inside Story, 10 July 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'When do we get stuck to them?' in Carl Scully, 'Setting the Record Straight', Inside Story, 10 July 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: A Danger to Democracy and Liberty? Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot and Sean Scalmer eds, 'The Conscription Conflict and the Great War', Inside Story, 10 November 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: Narelle Miragliotta, Anika Gauja and Rodney Smith eds, 'Contemporary Australian Political Party Organisations', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(3) September 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: Zareh Ghazarian, 'The Making of a Party System: minor parties in the Australian Senate' and Peter Van Onselen 'Professionals or Part-Timers? Major Party Senators in Australia', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(1) March 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: Andrew Tink, 'Australia 1901-2001: a narrative history', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 30(1) Autumn 2015.
  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: John Bennett, 'Sir Charles Lilley: Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(1) March 2015.
  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: Kate McClymont and Linton Besser, 'He who must be Obeid: the untold story', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(1) March 2015.
  • Clune, D. (2014), Book review: Bob Carr, 'Diary of a Foreign Minister', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 29(2) Spring 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2014), Book review: Pamela Williams, 'Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the ultimate revenge', Australasian Parliamentary Review, March 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2014), Nick Cater, 'The Lucky Culture' in Australasian Parliamentary Review, 29(1) Autumn 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Geoff Gallop, 'Politics, Society, Self' and Jim Macken, 'What Is To Be Done? the struggle for the soul of the labour movement' Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(1) Autumn 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Graeme Starr, 'Carrick: principles, politics and policy', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(2) Spring 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Ian Hancock, 'Nick Greiner: a political biography', The Spectator, 29 June 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Robyn Smith, 'Arcadian Populism: the Country Liberal Party and self government in the Northern Territory 1978-2005', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(2) Spring 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Troy Bramston ed, 'For the True Believers: great Labor speeches that shaped history' in Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(1) Autumn 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2012), Book review: Alex Mitchell, 'Come the Revolution: a memoir', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27(2) Spring 2012.
  • Clune, D. (2012), Book revview: Frank Sartor, 'The Fog on the Hill: how NSW Labor lost its way', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27(1) Autumn 2012.
  • Clune, D. (2008), Book review: Robert Lehane, 'William Bede Dalley' Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 94(1) June 2008.
  • Clune, D. (2007), Book Review: 'Publications from the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW' Australasian Parliamentary Review, 21(1) Autumn 2006, 22(1) Autumn 2007, 22(2) Spring 2007.

2018

  • Clune, D. (2018), Book review: 'Silent Invasion: China's Influence in Australia' Clive Hamilton, Australasian Parliamentary Review, 33(1) Autumn/Winter 2018.
  • Clune, D. (2018). Labor's reset in New South Wales. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2018). New South Wales July to December 2017. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 64(2), 317-323. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2018). RR Downing. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2018). State of anticipation. Inside Story.

2017

  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'John Curtin's War: the coming of war in the Pacific and the re-inventing of Australia' John Edwards, Australasian Parliamentary Review, 32(2) Summer 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'When do we get stuck into them?' Carl Scully, 'Setting the Record Straight, Inside Story, 10 July 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2017), Book review: 'When do we get stuck to them?' in Carl Scully, 'Setting the Record Straight', Inside Story, 10 July 2017.
  • Clune, D. (2017). Colin Barnett's electrical albatross. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2017). Connecting with the People: The 1978 reconstitution of the Legislative Council. Sydney: Legislative Council of NSW.
  • Clune, D. (2017). How Holman took on the House. Inside Story.
  • Clune, D. (2017). New South Wales January to June 2017. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 63(4), 749-750. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2017). New South Wales July to December 2016. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 63(2), 290-297. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2017). The Legislative Council and Responsible Government: Egan v Willis and Egan v Chadwick. Sydney: Legislative Council of NSW.
  • Clune, D. (2017). Where to for Gladys Berejiklian? Inside Story.

2016

  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: A Danger to Democracy and Liberty? Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot and Sean Scalmer eds, 'The Conscription Conflict and the Great War', Inside Story, 10 November 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: Narelle Miragliotta, Anika Gauja and Rodney Smith eds, 'Contemporary Australian Political Party Organisations', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(3) September 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2016), Book review: Zareh Ghazarian, 'The Making of a Party System: minor parties in the Australian Senate' and Peter Van Onselen 'Professionals or Part-Timers? Major Party Senators in Australia', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(1) March 2016.
  • Clune, D. (2016). New South Wales January to June 2016. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(4), 613-619. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2016). New South Wales July to December 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 62(2), 288-294. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2016). NSW: the return of politics as usual? Inside Story.

2015

  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: Andrew Tink, 'Australia 1901-2001: a narrative history', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 30(1) Autumn 2015.
  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: John Bennett, 'Sir Charles Lilley: Premier and Chief Justice of Queensland', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(1) March 2015.
  • Clune, D. (2015), Book review: Kate McClymont and Linton Besser, 'He who must be Obeid: the untold story', Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(1) March 2015.
  • Clune, D., Upton, J. (2015). Inside the Wran Era: The Ron Mulock Memoirs. Ballarat: Connor Court Publishing.
  • Clune, D. (2015). New South Wales: January to June 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(4), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). NSW Political Chronicle January-June 2015. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(4), 625-631. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). NSW Political Chronicle July-December 2014. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 61(2), 283-289. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2015). Thinking the once unthinkable in NSW. Inside Story.

2014

  • Clune, D. (2014). A devoted fighter for Sydney's west: Ron Mulock 1930-2014. Sydney Morning Herald.
  • Clune, D. (2014). A past master's template for the also-Wrans. The Australian.
  • Clune, D. (2014), Book review: Bob Carr, 'Diary of a Foreign Minister', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 29(2) Spring 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2014), Book review: Pamela Williams, 'Killing Fairfax: Packer, Murdoch and the ultimate revenge', Australasian Parliamentary Review, March 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2014). Commonwealth of Australia: January to June 2014. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60(4), 627-633. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2014). New South Wales: July to December 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 60(2), 285-291. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2014), Nick Cater, 'The Lucky Culture' in Australasian Parliamentary Review, 29(1) Autumn 2014.
  • Clune, D. (2014). The O'Farrell legacy. Inside Story.

2013

  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Geoff Gallop, 'Politics, Society, Self' and Jim Macken, 'What Is To Be Done? the struggle for the soul of the labour movement' Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(1) Autumn 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Graeme Starr, 'Carrick: principles, politics and policy', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(2) Spring 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Ian Hancock, 'Nick Greiner: a political biography', The Spectator, 29 June 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Robyn Smith, 'Arcadian Populism: the Country Liberal Party and self government in the Northern Territory 1978-2005', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(2) Spring 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013), Book review: Troy Bramston ed, 'For the True Believers: great Labor speeches that shaped history' in Australasian Parliamentary Review, 28(1) Autumn 2013.
  • Clune, D. (2013). Corruption entrenched when spivs and sleaze reign. The Australian.
  • Clune, D. (2013). Keeping the Executive Honest: the modern Legislative Council committee system. Sydney: New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council.
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manning, H., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2013). Political Chronicles. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(2), 276-327.
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manwaring, R., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2013). Political Chronicles: New South Wales January to June 2013. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 59(4), 618-668. [More Information]

2012

  • Clune, D. (2012). A Landa. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2012), Book review: Alex Mitchell, 'Come the Revolution: a memoir', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27(2) Spring 2012.
  • Clune, D. (2012), Book revview: Frank Sartor, 'The Fog on the Hill: how NSW Labor lost its way', Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27(1) Autumn 2012.
  • Clune, D., Smith, R. (2012). From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011. Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (2012). JB Renshaw. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2012). Landa, Abram (Abe) (1902–1989). Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Clune, D. (2012). Long history of corruption. The Australian.
  • Clune, D., Moore, A. (2012). Mr Big of Bankstown. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58.
  • Clune, D. (2012). NSW Politics 2007-10. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 221-232). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Wanna, J., Clune, D., Economou, N., Williams, P., Phillips, H., Kerr, L., Manning, H., Alessandrini, M., Smith, R., Maley, M. (2012). Political Chronicles. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(4), 619-673. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2012). Political Chronicles: New South Wales July to December 2011. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(2), 291-296. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2012). Political Chronicles: New South Wales January to June 2012. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 58(2), 627-632. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2012). Renshaw, John Brophy (Jack) (1909–1987). Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Clune, D. (2012). The Campaign. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 248-257). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.
  • Clune, D. (2012). The Fog on the Hill: how NSW Labor lost its way. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 27.
  • Clune, D. (2012). Why Labor Lost. In David Clune, Rodney Smith (Eds.), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in office in NSW 1995-2011, (pp. 309-314). Sydney Australia: Allen and Unwin.

2011

  • Clune, D. (2011). 1843: The Year It All Began. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 26(1), 23-40.
  • Clune, D. (2011). New South Wales: January to June 2011. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 57(4), 622-627. [More Information]
  • Clune, D. (2011). NSW Political Chronicle January/June 2011 to present. Australian Journal of Politics and History.

2010

  • Clune, D. (2010). J Arnold, JA Mulvihill, J Ormonde. Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. University of NSW.
  • Clune, D. (2010). The development of legislative institutions in NSW 1823-1843. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 25(2), 80-91.

2009

  • Clune, D. (2009). Frederic John Napier Thesiger, Baron Chelmsford. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 415-426). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Turner, K., Clune, D. (2009). Introduction. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 1-29). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Turner, K., Clune, D. (2009). Marie Roslyn Bashir. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 614-627). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2009). Sir David Murray Anderson. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 506-512). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2009). Sir Walter Edward Davidson. In David Clune, Ken Turner (Eds.), The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010, (pp. 446-456). Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2009). The Governors of New South Wales 1788-2010. Australia: The Federation Press.

2008

  • Clune, D. (2008), Book review: Robert Lehane, 'William Bede Dalley' Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 94(1) June 2008.

2007

  • Clune, D. (2007). 'Morris' Minor Miracle': The March 2007 NSW Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 22(2), 195-211.
  • Clune, D. (2007). 1858-59. In M.Hogan, L.Muir and H.Golder (Eds.), The People's Choice. Electoral Politics in Colonial New South Wales, (pp. 63-84). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2007), Book Review: 'Publications from the Sesquicentenary of Responsible Government in NSW' Australasian Parliamentary Review, 21(1) Autumn 2006, 22(1) Autumn 2007, 22(2) Spring 2007.
  • Clifford, E., Green, A., Clune, D. (2007). Electoral Atlas of NSW, 1856-2006. Sydney: NSW Department of Lands.
  • Clune, D. (2007). JT Kane. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2007). NSW Premiers. In Brian Galligan (Eds.), Oxford Companion to Australian Politics. Oxford University Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2007). Writing Party History Papers from a Seminar held at Parliament House, Sydney, May 2006. Sydney: Federation Press.

2006

  • Griffith, G., Clune, D. (2006). Arena v Nader and the Waiver of Parliamentary Privilege. In George Winterton (Eds.), State Constitutional Landmarks, (pp. 331-361). Sydney: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Charles (later Sir Charles) Gregory Wade. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 77-91). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Griffith, G. (2006). Decision and Deliberation: The Parliament of New South Wales 1856-2003. Sydney: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Elections, Policy and politics: an Overview. In Troy Bramston (Eds.), The Wran Era, (pp. 20-30). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). Introduction: the Changing Role of the Premier in the 20th Century. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 1-14). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). Introduction: the Colonial Premiers. In Clune.D and Turner.K (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 1, (pp. 1-12). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). John Joseph Cahill. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 295-312). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Michael Maher: A Good Local Member. In Ken Turner Michael Hogan (Eds.), The Worldly Art of Politics, (pp. 43-52). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Reg Downing: A Safe Pair of Hands. In Ken Turner Michael Hogan (Eds.), The Worldly Art of Politics, (pp. 228-245). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Sir George Warburton Fuller. In David Clune & Ken Turner (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 2 1901-2005, (pp. 167-177). Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Clune, D. (2006). Stuart (later Sir Stuart) Alexander Donaldson. In Clune.D and Turner.K (Eds.), The Premiers of New South Wales 1856-2005 Vol. 1, (pp. 15-33). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Clune, D., Turner, K. (2006). The Premiers of NSW Vol 1 and 2. Sydney: The Federation Press.

2005

  • Clune, D. (2005). Bob Carr: the unexpected colossus. In John Wanna, Paul Williams (Eds.), Yes, Premier: Labor leadership in Australia's States and Territories, (pp. 33-60). Sydney: University of New South Wales (UNSW) Press.
  • Clune, D. (2005). Howard at the Crossroads? The October 2004 Federal Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 20(1), 3-20.
  • Clune, D. (2005). WR Colbourne. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

2004

  • Clune, D. (2004). JG Arkins, J Dunn, D Grant. Biography Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Melbourne University Press.

2002

  • Clune, D. (2002). Back to the Future? The November 2001 Federal Election. Australasian Parliamentary Review, 17(1), 3-16.
  • Clune, D. (2002). FE Stewart. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (2002). NSW Political Chronicle July/December 1996 - January/June 2002. Australian Journal of Politics and History.
  • Clune, D. (2002). WF Sheahan. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

2001

  • Clune, D., Hogan, M., Muir, L. (2001). The People�s Choice: electoral politics in twentieth century NSW, 3 vols. Sydney: Parliament of NSW and University of Sydney.

2000

  • Clune, D. (2000). J McGirr. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

1996

  • Clune, D. (1996). AG Enticknap. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

1993

  • Clune, D. (1993). From McKell to McGirr. Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 79.
  • Clune, D. (1993). JJ Cahill. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.
  • Clune, D. (1993). The Decline and Fall of the Labor Government in NSW 1959-1965. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 39(3).

1992

  • Clune, D. (1992). Parliamentary and Extra Parliamentary Labor: NSW 1941-1965. Labour History, 62.
  • Clune, D. (1992). The Legislative Assembly of NSW, 1941-1991. Journal of Legislative Studies, 7(1).

1990

  • Clune, D. (1990). QS Spedding. Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University.

1988

  • Clune, D. (1988). The McKell Style of Government. McKell. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

1987

  • Clune, D. (1987). NSW Labor in the 1950s: the Cahill Government 1952-1956. Traditions for Reform in NSW: Labor history essays. London: Pluto Press.

1984

  • Clune, D. (1984). The NSW Election of 1941. Australian Journal of Politics and History, 30(3).
  • Clune, D. (1984). The State Labor Party's Electoral Record in Rural NSW, 1904-1981. Labour History, 47.

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