Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald


Host: Radio National Breakfast. The Project. Harvard Nieman Fellow ‘16. And some other stuff too.

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My guest Wednesday morning on @RNBreakfast  is John Bolton. Please join us from the usual time ⏰🤘

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Really thinking of Melbourne friends, family, colleagues today. Must be infinitely more difficult going into lockdown for a second time.

Sounds very much like Victoria seriously considering advice on face masks in those interviews with both Dan Andrews and the Deputy CMO Prof Michael Kidd.

Disgraceful move by Malaysian authorities, arresting 5 Australian journalists over documentary. Journalism Is Not A Crime. #PressFreedom  #Journalismisnotacrime 

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Remember this: Australia locks up Indigenous Australians at four times the rate of black Americans.

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So, turns out in 2015 Rio Tinto even made a documentary WITH the PKKP traditional owners about the archeological discoveries in Juukan Gorge. Whilst Rio Tinto has apologised for destroying the 46,000 year old site it defies belief they did not know how important the sites were.

For the record, here’s what the government thought about the connection between bushfires and climate change earlier in the fire season: my interview with the Deputy Prime Minister 8 weeks ago today??

I've been hosting @RNBreakfast  during a period of extreme drought, extreme fire & extreme weather. It is hard to ignore how many politicians and senior leaders have told me that asking about climate is either the wrong question, or not the right time. It happened again today.

Hong Kong. RIGHT NOW. Never seen anything quite like it.

THIS is really hard to watch. Really distressing. But before you go to a pub, or to Bondi, or to a party this weekend, think about what could happen if we don’t take this seriously:

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