Name: Margo Kingston
Bio: Political commentator for The Sydney Morning Herald online and author of Not Happy, John!
The Left: Two Views – 16th April 2003
This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 162-168)
Pauline Hanson and the Media – 19th October 1999
This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 1-9)
Not Happy, John!
This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 1-9)
Political commentator for the Sydney Morning Herald online, Margo Kingston is also the author of Not Happy John! A book which has been describved by Tony Fitzgerald QC as Kingston’s “admirable contribution to the ‘heavy labour’ of maintaining democracy in Australia”. The book and its title became a rallying cry for opponents for the Howard Government in the lead up to the 2004 Federal election. In Tuesday 10 August 2004, Margo Kingston addressed the Sydney Institute to elaborate on her unhappiness with the Howard years.