David Marr

Mr David Marr

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Honorary Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2013


David Marr lives in Sydney and writes for Guardian Australia. Over the years he has written for the Sydney Morning Herald, broadcast for ABC radio and television, reported for Four Corners and presented Media Watch. He is a four-time Walkley Award winner for print and television reporting and appears on Q&A and Insiders. His books include biographies of Sir Garfield Barwick (1980) and Patrick White (1991) and several studies of Australian politics including Dark Victory with Marian Wilkinson (2003) and Panic (2011). His recent Quarterly Essays have examined the careers of Kevin Rudd (2010), Tony Abbott (2012) and Cardinal George Pell (2013).

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.