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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.

How to make it big, big, BIG in investment publishing

How to make it big, big, BIG in investment publishing

Port Phillip Publishing is the largest independent investment publisher in the country. But its sensational approach has seen the business run afoul of regulators, competitors and even their own subscribers.

How science withstands political attacks

How science withstands political attacks

Despite years of attacks by Coalition governments, Australian scientists still manage to do their jobs. This is how.

Great Barrier Reef inquiry doesn't seem like it has much to do with science

Great Barrier Reef inquiry doesn't seem like it has much to do with science

The Coalition has launched another investigation into conditions on the Great Barrier Reef. But is it really about the science, or just a chance to attack Queensland's Labor government?

Centrelink shakedown: what happens when Centrelink asks to see your transaction history?

Centrelink shakedown: what happens when Centrelink asks to see your transaction history?

A welfare recipient has been asked to provide 10 months of financial transactions. Is it a new front in the welfare war, or another symptom of a broken system?

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.