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Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis

Journalist

Charlie writes about chiefly about industrial relations, politics, culture and social services.

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Crikey Worm: ATO scandal widens, refugee surveillance and Roger Ailes dead at 77

Crikey Worm: ATO scandal widens, refugee surveillance and Roger Ailes dead at 77

Charlie LewisMay 19, 2017

The fallout from the alleged $165 million tax scam continues, refugees always under surveillance on Manus, and TPG to appear at the Senate media inquiry. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Trump memo leaked, budget forecast challenged and the banks aren't happy

Crikey Worm: Trump memo leaked, budget forecast challenged and the banks aren't happy

Charlie LewisMay 18, 20171 Comment

The government's budget forecast is challenged, while the banks are required to both be more transparent and more secretive and whistleblower Chelsea Manning walks free. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Poor management nothing new in Australia

Charlie LewisMay 17, 20172 Comments

Crikey readers respond to the closure of Manus Island detention and the culture of management in Australia.

Crikey Worm: Trump defends release of intelligence and will George Pell be charged?

Crikey Worm: Trump defends release of intelligence and will George Pell be charged?

Charlie LewisMay 17, 2017

Victoria Police are considering whether to charge Cardinal George Pell with historic sex abuse, the fallout from the bank tax continues, and Donald Trump claims he had the "absolute right" to share information with Russia. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers

Crikey Worm: Banks hit back at government, and what next for Manus Island detainees?

Crikey Worm: Banks hit back at government, and what next for Manus Island detainees?

Charlie LewisMay 16, 2017

Small businesses are at risk from ransomware, NAB chairman Ken Henry is furious about the bank tax and Manus Island detainees told their time in the camp is coming to an end.  It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: The voters have their say on the budget, more ransomware attacks likely and Fairfax to reject TPG bid

Crikey Worm: The voters have their say on the budget, more ransomware attacks likely and Fairfax to reject TPG bid

Charlie LewisMay 15, 20172 Comments

Good morning, early birds.The post-budget polls are out, and Fairfax looks set to spurn the TPG takeover offer (but we haven't heard the last of it). It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Work for the dole is endangering workers without a safety net

Work for the dole is endangering workers without a safety net

Charlie LewisMay 12, 201712 Comments

Workers who are on work for the dole are unable to raise issues of training and workplace safety -- and there is no compensation if they get hurt on the job.

Incarceration of speech: denying the right to protest in Australia

Incarceration of speech: denying the right to protest in Australia

Charlie LewisMay 10, 20173 Comments

Bob Brown is challenging the constitutional validity of Tasmania's protest laws -- a subject the guardians of free speech in parliament and the media have had little say about.

Privacy in the digital age is only possible if we act now

Privacy in the digital age is only possible if we act now

Charlie LewisMay 5, 20171 Comment

Three experts discussed information security in the digital age at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne.

Is Airtasker offering genuine union protection for the gig economy?

Is Airtasker offering genuine union protection for the gig economy?

Charlie LewisMay 3, 2017

Unions NSW has struck a deal with gig-for-hire website Airtasker. But will that mean enforceable protection for workers, or just symbolic guidelines?

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