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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Language is a virus

blog

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

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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

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Foul play

Politics

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

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The ASIO chief’s opaque transparency

Politics

Last week, Mike Burgess said a lot while revealing little

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COVID-19’s long shadow

Politics

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

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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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Turnbull’s legacy costs

Politics

The former PM’s promise to legislate a religious freedom bill has ensured the culture wars rage on

Bridget benched

Politics

Bridget McKenzie’s resignation from cabinet is too little, too late

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Change the date… but to when?

Politics

The time to celebrate Australia will be when it has recognised its First Nations people and become a republic

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