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What is Crikey?

One of Australia’s most long-standing and formidable contributors to political commentary and public interest journalism, Crikey reveals and uncovers what is really happening below the surface of Australian news, politics, public affairs, business, media and important issues. Always connecting the dots, digging below the surface, analysing the truth and explaining the subterranean movements beyond and behind “the news”. 

Crikey has been an invaluable resource for subscribers for more than 20 years. And it’s an invaluable resource for teams and organisations committed to improving, understanding and influencing the most important issues of our time.

Benefits of group access

Get Crikey's famous 'Daily' newsletter and early morning 'Worm' email delivered to your team's inboxes every day
Energise your remote work environment in a way that is productive and socially satisfying
Get beyond the clickbait and beyond the predictability of modern journalism to stay on top of current events
Know when your industry is mentioned in the media before it makes the mainstream headlines
Stay on top of the current affairs affecting your customers
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Meet our authors

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

Bernard Keane is Crikey's political editor. Before that he was Crikey's Canberra press gallery correspondent, covering politics, national security and economics.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Guy Rundle


Guy Rundle is correspondent-at-large for Crikey. He's a former editor of Arena Magazine and contributes to a variety of publications in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Guy Rundle  — Correspondent-at-large

Charlie Lewis


Charlie writes about industrial relations, politics and culture. Prior to Crikey he worked across government and unions and was a researcher on RN's Daily Planet. He hosted The Alternative History on Triple R, and is an occasional host on Breakfasters.

Charlie Lewis — Reporter

Amber Schultz


Amber previously worked for Nine News and The Age and created student comedy talk show The Struggle. She was a Young Walkley finalist, Jacoby-Walkley scholar, and won an Ossie Our Watch award. Amber holds a Masters in International Relations and Journalism and is fluent in Spanish.

Amber Schultz — Reporter

Kishor Napier-Raman


Before joining Crikey in 2018, Kishor was an editor at Honi Soit, an intern at The Sydney Morning Herald, and a legal reporter for Justinian. He has degrees in arts and law from the University of Sydney.

Kishor Napier-Raman — 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.

Georgia Wilkins — Reporter

David Hardaker


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

David Hardaker — Reporter