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Chris Woods — Reporter

Chris Woods

Reporter

Chris began their career in journalism at Long Island newspaper The Statesman in 2013. They spent the next five years freelancing for The Saturday Paper, Junkee, Pedestrian.TV and Brisbane startup blog The Tech Street Journal, before joining Crikey as a freelancer in 2017, Worm writer in 2018, and, finally, INQ reporter in 2019. Chris also volunteers at intersectional feminist current affairs program 3CR Tuesday Breakfast and law reform group Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project.

Dutton adds the erroneous term 'anchor babies' to his anti-immigration arsenal

Dutton adds the erroneous term 'anchor babies' to his anti-immigration arsenal

Crikey unpacks the ugly history behind the phrase "anchor babies", and how it relates to where Australia and the US are now.

How The Australian has run a Holy War on trans youth

How The Australian has run a Holy War on trans youth

Crikey unpacks how the national broadsheet is selling anti-trans narratives as news.

A visual guide to Morrison's love of colonisation

A visual guide to Morrison's love of colonisation

The PM has revealed a very on-brand office re-style, just in time for his appearance with Leigh Sales on 7:30.

The Australian picks its next Holy War target

The Australian picks its next Holy War target

Opposition home affairs spokesperson Kristina Keneally has copped a torrent of flak from News Corp for supporting the Biloela Tamil family. How far will the The Australian go in its latest Holy War?

Has anyone checked on South Australian Tourism?

Has anyone checked on South Australian Tourism?

Would you use the spectre of death to convince people the Adelaide Oval was a cool place to visit? No? Well that's why you're not in advertising, buddy!

Denial, anger, bargaining: how the government deals with robo-debt controversy

Denial, anger, bargaining: how the government deals with robo-debt controversy

Careful observers may have noticed a pattern in how the government has handled the endless controversies of its broken robo-debt recovery scheme.

Inside the last-minute push to save the Biloela family from deportation

Inside the last-minute push to save the Biloela family from deportation

A late night flurry of protest and advocacy at Melbourne Airport and around the country has saved a Tamil family from being deported for the time being.

Is Australia really destined for a hydrogen boom?

Is Australia really destined for a hydrogen boom?

There are calls for Australia to commit to a future of hydrogen-based renewable energy. But like most energy solutions, the reality is not so simple.

Boris Johnson to suspend UK parliament

Boris Johnson to suspend UK parliament

Good morning, early birds. Boris Johnson will suspend parliament in a bid to halt Brexit resistance, and NSW Labor has suspended general secretary Kaila Murnain amid fallout from the party's donations scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How long can medivac last?

How long can medivac last?

With the Coalition racing to repeal the controversial medivac laws, doctors and lawyers are working overtime to help asylum seekers trapped in offshore detention on Manus Island and Nauru.