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David Hardaker — Reporter

David Hardaker

Reporter

David has an extensive career as a journalist and broadcaster, primarily at the ABC where he worked on flagship programs such as Four Corners, The 7.30 Report, Foreign Correspondent, AM and PM. He spent eight years reporting in the Middle East and can speak Arabic.

The ties that bind: just how much does the deputy PM know about a $2.4m grant?

The ties that bind: just how much does the deputy PM know about a $2.4m grant?

An Inq investigation into political lobbying by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has revealed a close relationship between Deputy Prime Minister McCormack and the guild.

Behind the counter: Who does the Pharmacy Guild of Australia really work for?

Behind the counter: Who does the Pharmacy Guild of Australia really work for?

Critics say the guild is there for business owners and not pharmacists, while it's becoming clear that what is good for the guild is also good for several large corporate players.

The pursuit of influence: how the Pharmacy Guild works Canberra

The pursuit of influence: how the Pharmacy Guild works Canberra

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia knows what it wants, and it knows how to get it.

PM facing defamation claim over 'anti-Semitism' comment

PM facing defamation claim over 'anti-Semitism' comment

A man is claiming Scott Morrison defamed him when the PM addressed a section 44 complaint again Josh Frydenberg.

Anti-wind report powered Angus Taylor's career. But who wrote it and why?

Anti-wind report powered Angus Taylor's career. But who wrote it and why?

An Inq investigation into questionable figures used by Energy Minister Angus Taylor to discredit the wind industry raises questions about the role of Taylor’s former employer.

Revealed: Angus Taylor's long history with bad maths

Revealed: Angus Taylor's long history with bad maths

Australia's Energy Minister has form with questionable numbers — numbers which may have gone on to affect government policy.

Forget emissions, it's all about the fuel: where alt-climate ideas grow

Forget emissions, it's all about the fuel: where alt-climate ideas grow

Their views may not yet be mainstream, but powerful groups of alt-environmentalist climate sceptics are spreading like wildfire.

Bush logic: behind the influential group fuelling climate denialism

Bush logic: behind the influential group fuelling climate denialism

What is the climate-denying Saltbush Club — and who's on the member roll?

Bridget McKenzie forgot about her gun club, but found time to declare other gifts. What gives?

Bridget McKenzie forgot about her gun club, but found time to declare other gifts. What gives?

Bridget McKenzie is not short on gifts – so why was a membership to a gun club that received a sports grant left undeclared?

Conservative pollie in need of a job? Give Michael Hintze a call

Conservative pollie in need of a job? Give Michael Hintze a call

With so many conservative former politicians landing gigs with ideologue think tanks and cash-flushed hedge funds, it must be asked: who really owns conservative governments?