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Crikey Intern

The next generation of Crikey journalists.


A short history of the conscience vote (and could it work again to pass marriage equality?)

August 7, 2017 2 Comments

One of Malcolm Turnbull's options for breaking the deadlock on marriage equality would be to hold a conscience vote in Parliament. Crikey intern Angus McCubbing looks back on some past conscience votes to see how successful this strategy has been historically.

How the US media responded to the Trump-Turnbull phone call transcript

August 4, 2017 8 Comments

So who came out on top in the eyes of the American media? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing reports.

A complete list of politicians who might lose their seats over citizenship

August 1, 2017 16 Comments

Is anyone safe from the potential ravages of section 44 of the constitution? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing provides a list of those who could go.

You’re all fired! Who’s who of the legions Trump has sacked and how many days they lasted

August 1, 2017 5 Comments

What did those poor souls do to deserve such a fate? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing reports.

Are Canadians, New Zealanders and Italians more scared of us than we are of them?

July 27, 2017 4 Comments

How do Australia's provisions for keeping foreign insurgents out of Parliament stack up against those of other countries? Crikey intern Angus McCubbing investigates.

The Rosie Batty effect: a recent timeline of Australia’s response to domestic violence

July 10, 2017 3 Comments

Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth compiles a list of some of the major initiatives taken by state and territory governments since February 2014 in the family and domestic violence area.

What in the name of Don Bradman’s cover drive is going on at Cricket Australia?

July 7, 2017 10 Comments

A pay dispute has left 230 Australian cricket players unemployed since July 1, writes Crikey intern Will Hogan.

What is ‘ransomware’, and should you pay the ransom if your computer gets infected?

June 29, 2017 1 Comment

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise over the last three years and can affect anyone at any time, writes Crikey intern Will Hogan.

A history of Donald Trump’s ‘don’t call it a Muslim ban’

June 28, 2017

The legality of Donald Trump's travel ban will be heard in the Supreme Court in October, with a modified version in place until then. But how did we get this far? Crikey intern Will Hogan traces the very circuitous road to a Muslim ban.

Reports political death greatly exaggerated: all the times Andrew Bolt has called curtains for Turnbull

June 26, 2017 12 Comments

Just how many times has Andrew Bolt declared the end of the Turnbull government? Crikey intern Will Hogan finds out.