Malcolm Farr (born 2 August 1951 [1]) is a political journalist in the Canberra Press Gallery covering the Parliament of Australia in Canberra, Australia.


Based in Canberra, Farr is the National Political Editor for and contributing writer to The Punch

He has worked for a number of Australian publications including The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mirror, Brisbane Sun and The Australian.

Farr regularly appears on the political current affairs programs Meet the Press on Network Ten, and ABC TV's Insiders.[2]

Farr also served as President of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery[3] until 2005.


  1. ^ Farr, Malcolm (2 August 2011), "Secret men's business: Australian men at 60", Women's Weekly, retrieved 1 April 2016
  2. ^ Insiders, Australian Broadcasting Commission, archived from the original on 26 March 2016
  3. ^ Bolt, Andrew (17 August 2007). "Much ado about nothing at dinner with Costello".

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