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Jennine Khalik — Reporter

Jennine Khalik

Reporter

Jennine has seven years’ experience as a general and investigative reporter at the ABC, The Australian and News Local/ news.com.au. She was a researcher and digital producer for the ABC documentary series Exposed: The Case of Keli Lane, and is fluent in Arabic.

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

How much the government has spent trying to deport the Tamil family from Biloela

From charter flights to court fees to the massive cost of holding someone in detention, the government has spent upward of $2 million trying to deport a family of asylum seekers.

Australia’s other army: the government bureaucrats who spin, obscure and feed the media

Australia’s other army: the government bureaucrats who spin, obscure and feed the media

Behind the scenes in Canberra, an army of taxpayer-funded media advisers pump out information that serves their parties’ agendas — and obscure information that doesn’t.

The big muzzle: how a government turns information into political propaganda

The big muzzle: how a government turns information into political propaganda

The man who once ran media for the Immigration Department says Coalition governments are increasingly imposing regimes of silence over their departments.

There are registered lobbyists and then there's these guys...

There are registered lobbyists and then there's these guys...

How can we make any decisions about whether lobbying is a good or a bad thing when not all lobbyists are registered — and those that aren't have less transparency and greater secrecy?

Looking at the who, what, and why of lobbyists

Looking at the who, what, and why of lobbyists

They're everywhere in Canberra, but how much influence do lobbyists really have?

The rise and rise of 'innovation hubs'

The rise and rise of 'innovation hubs'

You can't swing a laptop bag in a major city without hitting an 'innovation hub'. Years after Malcolm Turnbull's 'ideas boom' failed to materialise, innovation remains on state government agendas.

Will an inspector-general fix the Murray-Darling mess?

Will an inspector-general fix the Murray-Darling mess?

The Department of Agriculture's new body will attempt to address allegations of maladministration and water theft in the beleaguered Murray-Darling Basin.

Crown hits back: a who's who of the casino giant's board

Crown hits back: a who's who of the casino giant's board

A News Corp ad blitz raises the question of who exactly is shepherding Crown through this crisis...

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

The Profiteers: getting someone out of the news spotlight is big business

When the proverbial hits the fan and someone becomes engulfed in a media storm, there’s an army of people ready to clean up, for a price.

Do young conservatives have a 'woman problem'?

Do young conservatives have a 'woman problem'?

Zero women have been elected to the executive of a peak young conservative group for 2019, adding to a long string of gender-based controversies.