Mungo MacCallum

Mungo MacCallum
Mungo MacCallum was a political journalist and commentator. His books include Run Johnny Run, Poll Dancing, and Punch and Judy. Much of his work can be found here: The View from Billinudgel.

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Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressing the United Nations in New York, saying “Australia is doing our bit” on climate change.

Coal omissions


Action on climate change is ramping up everywhere, except in Scott Morrison’s government

Former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull with a screenshot of Turnbull’s confirmation of signing the petition

The Corp’s bride


Despite a widely supported petition, the government is too scared to take on the Murdoch empire

Images of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese

Bury the lead


Newspoll delivers an unwanted result for the Murdoch media

Image of Mathias Cormann making his valedictory speech

Job seeker


Scott Morrison wants to launch Mathias Cormann onto the global stage

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Vale Susan Ryan


The pioneering politician was more than a feminist icon

Image of Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Premier league


Despite their highly criticised lockdowns, Daniel Andrews and Annastacia Palaszczuk remain popular in the polls

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Freeing the flag


Allowing the Aboriginal flag to be used freely is an important step towards self-determination

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Tipping point


Juukan Gorge is gone, but will we act in time to save Warragamba Dam?

Worst PM makes for a good read


A biography of Billy McMahon prompts a re-evaluation of who holds the title of Australia’s worst PM