Chris Woods — Freelance journalist

Chris Woods

Freelance journalist

Chris is a Melbourne-based freelance journalist focusing on politics, science and social affairs

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Crikey’s pocket guide to lesser known alternative energy sources: part I

February 5, 2018 11

We're all familiar with the state of solar and hydro, but the energy sector in Australia is bustling with other options. We take a gander at some of these.

Crikey Worm: Melbourne Lord Mayor resigns following harassment claims

February 5, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. The embattled Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has quit. Plus, finally, some good news for the PM in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: ASIO returns to Aunty

February 2, 2018

Good morning, early birds. ASIO returns to the ABC to take possession of the cabinet files. Plus, Labor MP David Feeney's resignation creates factional friction for Bill Shorten. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: ASIO raids the ABC over leaked cabinet docs

February 1, 2018 1

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister will deliver a very business-friendly speech today in what sounds an awful lot like a campaign speech. Plus, ASIO raids the ABC. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Shorten makes big promises on wage growth

January 31, 2018

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced a back-to-basics campaign aimed at low-wage earners while representatives of various industries have condemned proposed treason laws by the Coalition.

Crikey Worm: Australia is going on a spy hunt

January 30, 2018

Good morning, early birds. Senior security and intelligence personnel discuss a dramatic change to the way Australia deals with suspected foreign spies. Plus, Australia delivers "one of the worst aid projects in the South Pacific". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull’s gift to arms dealers

January 29, 2018 2

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has announced a windfall for Australia's defence exporters. Plus, blackouts across Melbourne as energy networks struggle in sweltering temperatures. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The Crikey pocket guide to Australia’s fringe-dwelling far-right groups

January 25, 2018 7

Welcome to part two of Crikey's guide to the far right in Australia.

Crikey cheat sheet: where do our pollies stand on Australia Day?

January 24, 2018 13

As the debate surrounding Australia Day gets louder, which leaders are taking up the call, and which ones are burying their heads?

Crikey Quiz: who said it, Prime Minister Paul Keating or Vice-President Selina Meyer?

January 19, 2018 7

One is an ambitious, foul-mouthed former leader of Australia renowned for his acid tongue. The other is an ambitious, foul-mouthed fictional former leader of the United States, renowned for her acid tongue.