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Charlie Lewis — Reporter

Charlie Lewis

Reporter

Charlie writes chiefly about industrial relations, politics, culture and social services. Prior to Crikey he worked in various roles across government and unions and was a researcher for RN's the Daily Planet. He hosted the Alternative History on Triple R radio, and is a regular guest and occasional host on Breakfasters. He spent the 2019 election in Warringah, covering the fight for Tony Abbott''s seat.

That was then, this is now: what Tony Abbott knew of MH370

That was then, this is now: what Tony Abbott knew of MH370

Tony Abbott has revealed key information from the early days of disappeared Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Why the change of heart?

Online reviews are a legal minefield. You better believe it

Online reviews are a legal minefield. You better believe it

Have you raged about a bad restaurant or former employer online? It's time to delete some posts.

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

The 'anonymity' of the internet means some reviews really don't hold back.

The climate culture wars come to cricket

The climate culture wars come to cricket

Former test cricketer Bruce Francis had a lot to say about Ian Chappell's views on climate change...

When Scotty met Ita: the burning issues for the ABC

When Scotty met Ita: the burning issues for the ABC

What was on the agenda when Scott Morrison sat down with Ita Buttrose to discuss the ABC's future?

Closing the gap: how we've failed, and how we talk about that failure

Closing the gap: how we've failed, and how we talk about that failure

The government has become adept at managing the consistent failure of Close the Gap. Scott Morrison's 2020 effort is no different.

Collapsing coast claims Collaroy. Again.

Collapsing coast claims Collaroy. Again.

Last month, Crikey published an in-depth report on Australia's coastal erosion. This week, Sydney's wild weather delivered yet another case study.

New media stirs in Queensland as Solstice Media heads north

New media stirs in Queensland as Solstice Media heads north

A new independent news website for Queensland launches today, from publisher Solstice Media and chaired by Crikey's Eric Beecher.

What does being PM do to your face?

What does being PM do to your face?

Politics can be a real kick in the face.

A short history of News Corp's war on Adam Bandt

A short history of News Corp's war on Adam Bandt

As soon as Adam Bandt emerged as front-runner for the Greens leadership, The Australian sprang into action against one of its favourite punching bags.