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Charlie Lewis

Journalist

Charlie Lewis — Journalist

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

The weirdest right-wing takes on the Victorian election result

The weirdest right-wing takes on the Victorian election result

Just like in Wentworth, conservatives are determined to learn nothing from the shellacking they received in Victoria over the weekend.

A look back at those we've lost (and those we're amazed we didn't) in the Victorian election

A look back at those we've lost (and those we're amazed we didn't) in the Victorian election

In one of the strangest and most dogged elections in recent memory, Crikey takes a look at the candidates who, due to one scandal or another, couldn't go the distance.

The woman seeking minority government in Victoria

The woman seeking minority government in Victoria

She's a former social worker who was leading the Greens before she'd spent a second in Parliament; can Samantha Ratnam secure the Greens the balance of power?

Why is it illegal to call the PM a cunt?

Why is it illegal to call the PM a cunt?

We like to think we're a nation of hard-living larrikins. So why can we be fined for naughty language?

Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell?

Is this the end for the great wheeler-dealer Harold Mitchell?

Harold Mitchell's power in Australian media and culture is staggering. What will ASIC's recent charges mean for the prominent businessman?

Chloe Hooper goes inside the beast of Black Saturday

Chloe Hooper goes inside the beast of Black Saturday

The latest account of the Churchill fire complex and the man who started it is lyrical, assiduous and ultimately elusive.

The latest Victorian candidate to be felled by a questionable history

The latest Victorian candidate to be felled by a questionable history

The Victorian Liberals candidate is just the latest political hopeful whose questionable history has brought them down, leading to the question: do none of these parties have access to a search engine?

The man who wants Dan Andrews' job

The man who wants Dan Andrews' job

While Labor are favourites in the upcoming state election, the outcome is far from certain. Let's look at the opposition leader they're up against.

What are Dan Andrews' chances of retaining the premiership?

What are Dan Andrews' chances of retaining the premiership?

With the Victorian state election just around the corner, Crikey is taking a deep dive into the major players' histories.

Mark Latham and Pauline Hanson are a marriage made in hell

Mark Latham and Pauline Hanson are a marriage made in hell

Australia's most frequent job-seeker has teamed up with Australia's least loyal employer. This should end well.