The view from Billinudgel

John Alexander’s victory has instilled Malcolm Turnbull with some fighting spirit
By Mungo MacCallum
Dastyari’s China-related missteps have been a gift for Turnbull – one that the PM hopes will keep on giving
By Mungo MacCallum
Turnbull may have an ally in Barnaby Joyce, but the Nationals are a broad church.
By Mungo MacCallum
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Staunching a leak will do little to allay the federal government’s troubles
By Mungo MacCallum
A Liberal-led smear campaign will only make Kristina Keneally a bigger threat to the government
By Mungo MacCallum
There will be no resolution until Turnbull deals with his conservatives
By Mungo MacCallum
The arguments against an Indigenous voice to parliament simply don’t stack up
By Mungo MacCallum
There is a stark difference in how the Victorian premier and the PM approached their respective hot-button issues
By Mungo MacCallum
Attempts to encourage censorship and deliberate amnesia seldom work
By Mungo MacCallum
In retrospect, the Hawke years seem something of a golden age.
By Mungo MacCallum
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They can and they do, and politicians only object when it’s a message they don’t like
By Mungo MacCallum
The Church is inconsistent in its rhetoric on discrimination
By Mungo MacCallum
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Lionel Murphy was a singular personality – and it got him in trouble
By Mungo MacCallum
Malcolm Turnbull got his postal survey win in the High Court but still stands to lose
By Mungo MacCallum
The government is becoming increasingly desperate to paint Labor as a poor economic manager
By Mungo MacCallum
How can Turnbull overcome the Coalition’s ongoing poll woes?
By Mungo MacCallum
Won’t somebody think of the Roman Catholics?
By Mungo MacCallum
Who will take the blame for the Commonwealth Bank’s latest scandal?
By Mungo MacCallum

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