John Storey
Research Fellow
Level 2, 410 Collins St, Melbourne 3000 VIC

John Storey is a Research Fellow with the Institute of Public Affairs Legal Rights Program.

John is a lawyer, author and military historian. John has a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Victoria University and has been a practicing lawyer for two decades. He was a partner in a large national law firm and founded and managed his own law firm as managing director. John’s legal practice has primarily been in the areas of taxation and commercial law.

John is also a published author. His recent book Big Wars – Why do they happen and when will the next one be? looks at global historical trends in military technology and tactics and what they can tell us about how warfare will look into the future.

John joined the IPA because he is passionate about free speech, the rule of law, and protecting Australia’s classical liberal heritage. John is an avid reader on the topics of history, politics and security issues and is a sought-after public speaker on tax, legal and military matters.

John loves camping and 4X4ing, NBA basketball, and watching science fiction and war movies.