Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis

Journalist

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

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What do we know about Margaret Court’s pick for AHRC president?

June 14, 2017 3

Margaret and Barry Court have a recommendation for who should replace Gillian Triggs at the Australian Human Rights Commission. So where will the priorities of this "good Christian" lie?

‘Insecure work’ or ‘alternative employment’? Three things you missed at the Fair Work hearings.

June 14, 2017 3

Employers actually quite like the Shoppies union, while unions would rather not talk about it, and Bridget Mackenzie goes hard.

‘Many years from now’: Sgt Pepper’s is not the album you remember

June 2, 2017 3

The primary appeal of Sgt Pepper has, from the very beginning, been as much about nostalgia as music.

The Press Council, Fair Work and the other toothless tigers supposedly protecting Australians

June 2, 2017 1

Wanna do what you want, when you want, because you wanna? Just make sure the rules you break are enforced by these guys.

Why is John Safran partying with the far right?

May 29, 2017 3

How do you explain the far right? We ask John Safran, who has just spent a lot of time lurking on the fringes.

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

Labor simultaneously betrays unions and reneges on its commitment to a federal ICAC

May 26, 2017 9

What was that you were saying about your commitment to a federal ICAC, Bill?

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

May 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

May 18, 2017 1

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.

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

May 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?

May 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.