Mungo MacCallum


Mungo MacCallum
Mungo MacCallum is a political journalist and commentator. His books include Run Johnny Run, Poll Dancing, and Punch and Judy. Visit his blog, The View from Billinudgel.



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The Senate’s state of error

Politics

It started as theatre of the absurd, but by the end the “it’s OK to be white” episode had become an improbable fairytale.

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Promo ScoMo and commodifying public space

Politics

The crass commercialism of last week’s promotion on the Opera House was a step too far

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Morrison looks the other way

Politics

Mental health is taken seriously in Australia, but not for those incarcerated on Nauru

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Australia Day: ScoMo doesn’t get it

blog

The PM’s thought bubble about an Indigenous national day misses the point

Feeding the Muppets

Politics

What does the Morrison government have to offer in terms of serious policy?

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Turnbull fires back

Politics

Unlike Tony Abbott, Malcolm Turnbull never promised ‘no wrecking’

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Dutton’s double standards

Politics

The au pair controversy may lead some to ask if the minister has any standards at all

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Tony Abbott: from backbench rebel to backbench envoy on Indigenous affairs

Politics

This Clayton’s appointment has already come unstuck

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Dutton’s defeat: a vestige of sanity prevailed

Politics

But Abbott will continue in his quest to wreck

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