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Georgia Wilkins — Reporter

Georgia Wilkins


Georgia Wilkins is a senior reporter at Crikey. Previously Georgia was a journalist at The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. She has also worked as a reporter overseas.

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Transparency in the time of COVID-19: a short list of what's going wrong with democracy

This is not the time for our leaders to go all secretive. Australians need information, and they need it to be timely and honest.

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COI Watch: That special COVID-19 train pulls up in some interesting places...

The National COVID-19 Commission has been sending out contract after contract – but are they heading for self-serving destinations?

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan (Image: AAP/James Ross)

Independent media or the AFL’s Pravda? The Mitch Cleary saga shows is conflicted

A newsroom owned by the football league it reports on is hopelessly conflicted, as the Mitch Cleary saga shows.

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COI Watch: Sco-Mo's COVID commish springs leaks ... a Fox walks into a henhouse

Quelle surprise! The hand-picked and extremely secretive body which includes high-powered fossil-fuel corporates says gas is a gas, gas, gas.

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick. (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Conflict of Interest: Morrison’s COVID Commission just got a whole lot more secretive

The powerful COVID-19 commission has been made even less transparent, in changes that move it to work as an advisory board to cabinet.

Nick Xenophon (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Turnbull and Xenophon spar over Huawei

Malcolm Turnbull has called for Nick Xenophon's company to register as a lobbying firm, but Xenophon says those calls 'smack of hypocrisy'.

Basil Zempilas (Image: Supplied)

Conflict of Interest: The West backs a winner for Perth

Seven's support of its own network's Basil Zempilas in his run for lord mayor is any candidate's dream.

Phil Gaetjens (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Phil Gaetjens’ admissions are shocking. But his role has always been conflicted

The PM&C secretary didn't investigate Bridget McKenzie's legal authority in the sports rorts scandal. But that's hardly surprising, given there's no notion of independence in his role.

Environment Minister Sussan Ley and Graeme Samuel (on screen) (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Conflict of Interest: Will environmental protections be kept out of states’ hands?

State governments have a history of rolling over to powerful developers' demands, often turning a blind eye to environmental concerns.

Joe Hockey (Image: Sky News)

Gamekeeper turns poacher: Joe Hockey cherrypicks our diplomatic talent for his lobbying shop

Not only has our former treasurer turned an ambassadorial stint into a new role as a lobbyist, he's recruiting his former diplomatic staff.