Crikey Worm

Feb 28, 2018

Crikey Worm: Woolies whistleblowers hit the slot

Good morning, early birds. An internal Woolworths document shows how staff encourage pokie machine use. Plus, texts from the disgraced head of Border Force to his girlfriend have emerged. It's the news you need to know with Max Chalmers.

Max Chalmers

Freelance journalist


Woolworths has been accused of unethical and potentially illegal conduct after a widely shared internal document that included personal details on regular and high value pokie machine users was leaked.

The document was shared on a Google drive that could be accessed by staff in the 400 pubs the supermarket giant controls though the ALH group. Whistleblowers provided the document to the office of anti-pokie Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie, who in turn handed it over to Fairfax.

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