Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis


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

August, 2017

Crikey Worm: CBA bankers lose bonuses, secret recording snags Guy, Trump-North Korea war of words

, Aug 09, 2017

Commonwealth Bank executives are facing a hefty pay cut, which might not be the end of it, and Matthew Guy faces further damaging revelations. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: Libs recommit to marriage equality plebiscite, asylum seeker dies on Manus

, Aug 08, 2017

The government digs in with its plebiscite on same-sex marriage, an asylum seeker dies on Manus, and Rex Tillerson visits the Philippines. It's the news you need to know, by Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Public servant social media policy unenforceable, possibly unconstitutional

, Aug 07, 2017

The new Turnbull government social media policy has been criticised as an attack of freedom of speech. But does it breach the constituion?

Selected highlights from the surreal, shamefully dishonest Trump-Turnbull phone conversation

, Aug 04, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull "held the line" against Donald Trump? We're not so sure.

Crikey Worm: CommBank faces record fines, terror plotters charged, Trump-Turnbull transcript revealed

, Aug 04, 2017

Good morning, early birds. We now know exactly what Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald Trump had to say to each other on that phone call, while the Commonwealth Bank is potentially facing hundreds of billions (yes, billions) in fines, and charges have been laid for two of the alleged Sydney terror plotters. It's the news you need to know, with Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Crikey Worm: unis deal with damning sex assault report, and the under-40s losing out

, Aug 02, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The fallout begins after the largest survey into university sexual assault, and all news is bad news for the under-40s. It's the news you need to know with Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Farewell to Les Murray, a true Australian gentleman

, Aug 01, 2017

Les Murray believed in soccer, and we believed in him.

Crikey Worm: terror plane plot thickens, marriage equality back on the agenda, and Mooch out

, Aug 01, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Further details have emerged on the Sydney terrorist plot to bring down a plane, while the marriage equality push escalates, and the Donald and the Mooch part ways. It's the the news you need to know, with Charlie Lewis and Max Chalmers.

Is Justine Damond’s case being treated differently because she is white?

, Jul 31, 2017

The response from public officials in Minneapolis is different to those in Ferguson. Lessons learned? Or is a white, female victim treated differently?

Did Canavan’s mum sign him up for Italian citizenship so he could vote for Berlusconi?

, Jul 28, 2017

The 2006 Italian election was a tight race, and the first in which Australian-Italians could have their say. Is that why Matt Canavan's mother signed him up?