Charlie Lewis — Journalist

Charlie Lewis


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


Another News Corp recruit at Aunty

February 7, 2017 9

The new head of Non-Scripted Production comes from Foxtel, joining many others who have made the switch from News Corporation.

Just what should be said that can’t be said under 18C?

February 7, 2017 1

Ask those who want to repeal section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act: just what is it you want to say, exactly?

‘How can country that has failed so abysmally in its treatment of refugees be elected to the Human Rights Council?’

February 3, 2017

Gillian Triggs says it is very difficult for Australia to show moral leadership on much of anything, given the situation in Manus Island and Nauru ...

Access to legal advice for the disadvantaged stymied in WA

December 23, 2016 1

Despite WA Premier Colin Barnett putting employment law back on the table as an election issue, there are no plans to fund any employment law service, writes freelance journalist Charlie Lewis.

Why can’t sexually active gay men donate blood?

June 22, 2016 3

The Blood Service says men should not be allowed to donate blood within 12 months of sex with another man to prevent the spread of HIV, but many think that period is too long. Crikey intern Charlie Lewis reports.

Which countries allow euthanasia?

June 17, 2016 1

Victoria is considering a report to allow assisted suicide. Where else is it legal? Crikey intern Charlie Lewis reports.

Empty lots and meat pie pizza: meet the Liberal candidate for Australia’s most marginal seat

Empty lots and meat pie pizza: meet the Liberal candidate for Australia’s most marginal seat

June 16, 2016

Chris Jermyn is contesting McEwen, the most marginal seat in Australia. And his Facebook page is open -- and weird. Crikey intern Charlie Lewis takes a look.

Have the Libs been funneling your tax dollars into donations for themselves?

June 16, 2016 3

What is Parakeelia? And has it done anything wrong? Crikey intern Charlie Lewis explains.

What’s a guy gotta do to get his visa cancelled around here?

June 15, 2016 7

Five people who have been banned from entering Australia (and one who manages to keep getting in). Crikey intern Charlie Lewis reports.

A Queen’s Birthday breakfast with Rise Up Australia

June 14, 2016 4

Crikey intern Charlie Lewis attends Rise Up Australia's party launch and finds the party members have a lot of love in their hearts -- but not for sharia law, which is surely imminent.