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Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne founded Crikey in February 2000, and has remained as a contributor since selling it in 2005. He’s currently a City of Melbourne councillor, shareholder advocate and broad campaigner for transparency and accountability across the media, business and political sectors.

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Mayne: who can rescue Slater & Gordon?

Mayne: who can rescue Slater & Gordon?

Stephen MayneMar 3, 2016

If anyone can salvage something from the wreck, it is Peter Gordon, but is it worth even trying?

Mayne: govt powers ahead with Senate voting reform

Mayne: govt powers ahead with Senate voting reform

Stephen MayneMar 2, 201625 Comments

The Coalition and the Greens have reached a deal on Senate voting reform. And Labor is not happy.

Mayne: why is the Senate voting system so biased against individuals?

Mayne: why is the Senate voting system so biased against individuals?

Stephen MayneFeb 26, 201612 Comments

An analysis of the last three federal elections shows that independent Senate candidates have virtually no chance of success and have largely given up even trying.

Mayne: Senate voting reform will further shaft independent candidates

Mayne: Senate voting reform will further shaft independent candidates

Stephen MayneFeb 25, 201621 Comments

It has become nigh on impossible for independent Senate candidates to succeed.

Mayne: Kevin Andrews should retire, so Wilson and Downer can serve

Mayne: Kevin Andrews should retire, so Wilson and Downer can serve

Stephen MayneFeb 22, 201610 Comments

Kevin Andrews' retirement from his safe Liberal seat, Menzies, would benefit his own party.

Mayne: property tax reform, rate-capping and Murdoch family rent-seeking

Stephen MayneFeb 18, 20163 Comments

The upshots of the Victorian government's rate-capping exercise.

Mayne: can Cormann (and Stuart Robert) fix our broken campaign finance system?

Mayne: can Cormann (and Stuart Robert) fix our broken campaign finance system?

Stephen MayneFeb 15, 201610 Comments

As a previous advocate of campaign finance reform, it shouldn’t take much to get Turnbull over the line.

Mayne: major miners join the write-down club as Cochlear soars

Mayne: major miners join the write-down club as Cochlear soars

Stephen MayneFeb 12, 2016

Mining companies have been thoroughly inconsistent on the write-downs question this season.

Mayne: Mark Vaile turns $14m into $1m but claims coal’s future is rosy

Mayne: Mark Vaile turns $14m into $1m but claims coal’s future is rosy

Stephen MayneFeb 8, 20168 Comments

There's nothing to justify Whitehaven Coal's bullish market outlook.

Mayne: News Corp’s anti-ICAC campaign looking stranger by the day

Mayne: News Corp’s anti-ICAC campaign looking stranger by the day

Stephen MayneFeb 5, 201612 Comments

Why is News Corp so obsessed with sinking NSW's Independent Commission Against Corruption?