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Stephen Mayne

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne founded Crikey in February 2000, and has remained as a contributor since selling it in 2005. He’s a former political staffer and local government councillor who also pursues shareholder advocacy as a director of the Australian Shareholders’ Association and campaigns broadly for transparency and accountability across the media, business and political sectors.

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Mayne: how Ten’s staff can shirk the billionaires and control their own destiny

Mayne: how Ten’s staff can shirk the billionaires and control their own destiny

Stephen MayneJun 27, 20172 Comments

Led by veteran reporter Hugh Riminton, the staff yesterday secured three of the 14 positions on the all-powerful Ten creditors committee.

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Mayne: 7 current pollies with connections to pokies

Stephen MayneJun 23, 201710 Comments

Stephen Mayne gives us the rundown on seven current elected representatives with known gambling industry associations or sympathies

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Stephen MayneJun 21, 20175 Comments

And, in Kevin Rudd's case, the job he'd like to take up.

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

Mayne: will the Brits show some spine and resist Murdoch rent-seeking?

Stephen MayneJun 20, 20174 Comments

The Murdochs are masterful rent-seekers when it comes to politically vulnerable Western governments.

Mayne: is the ALP responsible for Australia’s world-record gambling rates?

Mayne: is the ALP responsible for Australia’s world-record gambling rates?

Stephen MayneJun 16, 20175 Comments

The Australian Labor Party, protector of the battler, is going deeper into the addictive poker machine caper to help fund its Canberra political operations.

Mayne: Bob Carr v <em>Four Corners</em> on China's influence in Canberra

Mayne: Bob Carr v Four Corners on China's influence in Canberra

Stephen MayneJun 13, 20176 Comments

Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.

Mayne: what are the backgrounds of ASX100 chairs?

Mayne: what are the backgrounds of ASX100 chairs?

Stephen MayneJun 2, 20171 Comment

How many chairs of ASX100 companies were previously CEOs of public companies?

The Crikey Rich List: 7 names to kick things off

The Crikey Rich List: 7 names to kick things off

Stephen MayneMay 29, 20173 Comments

Who are the big names who didn't make it onto The Australian Financial Review Rich List?

Mayne: Fairfax Rich List ignores key families

Mayne: Fairfax Rich List ignores key families

Stephen MayneMay 29, 2017

Numerous wealthy families were excluded from the list altogether.

Mayne's take: The top 25 Australian billionaires, as claimed by Fairfax

Mayne's take: The top 25 Australian billionaires, as claimed by Fairfax

Stephen MayneMay 26, 20173 Comments

The Australian Financial Review's Rich List was released today, but how much do we really know about Australia's wealthiest people?