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Dennis Shanahan

Dennis Shanahan is a political editor of The Australian, a newspaper in Australia.

Shanahan has been a journalist at major newspapers for "almost forty years".[1] He covered NSW politics for the Sydney Morning Herald in the 1980s before joining The Australian. He led the paper's Canberra Bureau for 10 years before becoming the paper's political editor, a position he has held for 11 years.[1]

He is the father of Australian author and columnist Brendan Shanahan.


  1. ^ a b Dennis Shanahan at The Australian's website. (Retrieved 4 Dec 2012)