Mungo MacCallum

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363 ENTRIES 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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Politics

Morrison’s climate flip

Australia has a lot of catching up to do on emissions reduction

Warrior culture

Politics

Warrior culture

The allegations of Australian war crimes have shattered the national digger mythology

House rules

Politics

House rules

Until the bonk ban, Canberra culture dictated that what happened in the bubble stayed in the bubble

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Politics

Trumpery lives on

Despite Joe Biden’s historic win, the damage done by the Trump presidency will be hard to snuff out

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

Politics

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

Politics

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

Politics

Bury the lead

Newspoll delivers an unwanted result for the Murdoch media

Image of Mathias Cormann making his valedictory speech

Politics

Job seeker

Scott Morrison wants to launch Mathias Cormann onto the global stage

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Politics

Vale Susan Ryan

The pioneering politician was more than a feminist icon

Image of Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Politics

Premier league

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

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Society

Freeing the flag

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

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Society

Tipping point

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

Worst PM makes for a good read

Politics

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

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Politics

Green leaves

Throughout Richard Di Natale’s decade in parliament, he never lost his idealism

Image of Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck

Politics

The least worst minister

Richard Colbeck is the latest minister to bungle the aged-care portfolio

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