April 11, 2018
Of the fourteen candidates nominated for Melbourne's mayoral election, six of them are women, and several of those are front-runners. Will it be enough to get a woman in Melbourne's hot seat?
March 14, 2018 30
Release of details from the Freckleton report into disgraced Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has all but buried his chances of recovery, though the fate of the powerful men who enabled him is less certain.
March 7, 2018
As others flee, we now have a new player in Australian betting. What will they mean for our shifting gambling landscape?
February 15, 2018 20
The former Victorian premier is failing on many metrics but his views on gender prove the times have outgrown the man, writes Stephen Mayne.
February 7, 2018 7
Team Doyle seems to be moving to suppress the publication or broadcast of any more damaging information.
February 1, 2018 2
With the release of 2016-17 political donations data, the gambling industry proved once again that it's driving dark money in politics.
January 30, 2018 3
When it comes to transparency and regulation, Australia has the democratic world’s worst system of campaign finance.
January 15, 2018 10
Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle relied on a network of influential media and PR personalities to secure his mayoralty. Now, it seems, not even they can save him.
December 20, 2017 1
Will the Murdochs sit on a $10 billion stake in a company they have no control over, or will we see a fire-sale and a new generation of the family enriched?
December 11, 2017 3
Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision? That’s what British gambling giants GVC and Ladbrokes came up with last week as they attempt to create a $10 billion gambling behemoth amidst a regulatory crackdown in the UK. Ladbrokes, one of the […]