Rhys Muldoon


5 ENTRIES Rhys Muldoon is a contributor to The Drum, as well as an actor, director and radio presenter. In 2010 he co-authored a children’s book, Jasper & Abby, with Kevin Rudd.



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David Williamson’s ‘Rupert’ at the Melbourne Theatre Company

“I come not to bury Caesar, but to praise him.” – a misheard quote The surprise of David Williamson’s Rupert is that it is peaceful. There is no battleground and there are no wars. There are no bullets and no …

Australian economy

Mining The Dead Heart

What will this election be fought on? One common answer, naturally, is: "the economy, stupid". With a slight reshuffle of that answer comes the question: "is the economy stupid"? No. It's smart, ruthless and pumping. Have we missed all that it had to …


The Forgotten People of the West

 If you're riding ahead of the herd, take a look back every now and then to make sure it's still there. -- Old West Proverb   So, our Prime Minister is going to spend a few days in Rooty Hill. Has it come to this? …

Happier times: Rhys Muldoon and Kevin Rudd in January 2010. © Ella Pellegrini/Newspix


Kevin Rudd: A Coup By Any Other Name

They’re putting you through the fire,” I remarked to the prime minister on the first day of winter, 2010. “Is my arse alight?” he replied. It turns out it was. A sitting prime minister was about to be thrown out of office. Not by the public, …