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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I see… a flattening curve

Politics

The purpose of the government’s COVID-19 modelling may not be what you expect

House of brief

Politics

Limiting parliamentary sittings is limiting our democracy

Opposing forces

Politics

Even during a time of crisis, history shows that partisan politics has a role to play

Language is a virus

blog

With information on COVID-19 changing constantly, the government needs to fine-tune its delivery

Image of Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton

The human side of Peter Dutton

Politics

Confirmation that the home affairs minister has COVID-19 is a grim reminder of just how pervasive the virus is

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Foul play

Politics

The PM’s defence of the sports rorts saga debases democracy

Image of ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess

The ASIO chief’s opaque transparency

Politics

Last week, Mike Burgess said a lot while revealing little

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt

COVID-19’s long shadow

Politics

The virus exposes the increasing difficulty of Australia’s balancing act between China and the US

Image of Prime Minister Scott Morrison

A gap too far

Politics

Despite fine words in response to the latest Closing the Gap report, the PM insists that politicians know best when it comes to the question of recognition

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