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The Whitlam Mob

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Mungo MacCallum

Mungo MacCallum (1941–2020) was one of Australia’s most influential and entertaining political journalists, in a career spanning more than four decades.

Mungo worked with the Australian, the Age, the Financial Review, Sydney Morning …

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Praise for The Whitlam Mob

The Whitlam Mob, with its entertaining and informative vignettes forming a unique picture of Australian politics at the time, is a book worth reading more than once regardless of age, gender or political persuasion.’ —ArtsHub


‘An amused, highly informed portrait of the Whitlam era with a larrikin edge, all underpinned with a Wordsworthian sense of wonder at having experienced tumultuous times and walked with giants.’ —the Age

‘The book is highly recommended for those suffering MacCallum column withdrawal symptoms’ —Byron Shire Echo


‘Mungo MacCallum scrapes over the coals of Australian political history… It’s a book one will treasure for quick reference.’ —Adelaide Advertiser


‘There’s no doubt the ‘wild and colourful’ Whitlam mob is more fun to write about than the present dreary lot.’ —the Australian


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