Andrew Bushnell is a writer and researcher based in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked in and around government in policy and communication and is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Melbourne.

His work has appeared in print in major newspapers across the country, including the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Herald-Sun, and he has published feature essays in Meanjin, the Spectator, and the IPA Review. He has been interviewed on television on the ABC and Sky News, and on the radio on the ABC, 2GB, 3AW, Triple J, and 5AA.  He also appeared as an expert in front of the Senate inquiry into white collar crime penalties.

Bushnell worked for the Institute of Public Affairs between 2016 and 2021, and before that worked in policy at the Department of Education in Melbourne and in communications at the Department of Defence in Canberra. He now works as a researcher at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government.