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Andrew Crook

Former Crikey Senior Journalist

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Greens and Labor move to end microparty double dipping

Greens and Labor move to end microparty double dipping

November 22, 2013 1 Comment

A loophole that allows the same person to serve as the registered officer for more than one political party is likely to be closed.

The LA nun who’s teaching Australians to rise up in anger

The LA nun who’s teaching Australians to rise up in anger

November 21, 2013 6 Comments

A 63-year-old Catholic nun is proving an unlikely fillip for Sydney activists. A social progressive for 35 years, Sister Maribeth Larkin is teaching Australians how it's done.

Catalano appointed CEO of Fairfax’s Domain

Catalano appointed CEO of Fairfax’s Domain

November 19, 2013 2 Comments

Antony Catalano has been appointed CEO of Fairfax's real estate classifieds business, Domain.

Exit interview: Trish Crossin on Julia, Nova and Labor’s strategy

Exit interview: Trish Crossin on Julia, Nova and Labor’s strategy

November 11, 2013 11 Comments

Trish Crossin was dumped from Labor's Senate ticket in the Northern Territory and she's got plenty to say in hindsight. Crikey gave the veteran Senator her parliamentary exit interview.

Master Shang’s bogus student group blackballed after <em>Crikey</em> probe

Master Shang’s bogus student group blackballed after Crikey probe

November 8, 2013 18 Comments

A two-part Crikey investigation into an illegitimate overseas student group accused of scams and rorts has led to an unprecedented government crackdown.

Ladies’ choice: secret Labor doc shows affirmative action gains

Ladies’ choice: secret Labor doc shows affirmative action gains

November 7, 2013

The Victorian branch of the ALP is still falling behind the national target when it comes to female representation, but with fewer men being elected this time around, gains are being made.

‘Demonisation’ in <em>The Oz</em>: the damage from a <em>Springtime</em> dance

‘Demonisation’ in The Oz: the damage from a Springtime dance

October 31, 2013 9 Comments

A troubling series of events involving The Australian newspaper and coverage of a supposedly "anti-Semitic attack" have left University of NSW political rivals sickened.

Master Shang’s business links revealed: students hang up

Master Shang’s business links revealed: students hang up

October 30, 2013 4 Comments

Mysterious international student agitator Jan "Master" Shang's web stretches far and wide. Crikey investigates his business dealings and offerings to students.

Parliamentary poet Judi Moylan on being a political terrorist

Parliamentary poet Judi Moylan on being a political terrorist

October 28, 2013 12 Comments

Retired Liberal backbencher Judi Moylan talks to Crikey about why she crossed the floor on single parent payments, the asylum seeker debate and how an "accidental MP" like her can make a difference.

Which $800k Aunty staffer got paid more than Mark Scott?

Which $800k Aunty staffer got paid more than Mark Scott?

October 25, 2013 7 Comments

One lucky ABC staffer walked away with over $800k last financial year. Wonder who it was ...