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It's not just Calombaris: hospitality is a hot zone of wage theft

It's not just Calombaris: hospitality is a hot zone of wage theft

Hospitality is one of the worst sectors for worker exploitation in Australia — and it's foreign workers who are most exploited.

A horror week in Australian onshore detention

A horror week in Australian onshore detention

A young man has died. Another has attempted self-harm. A toddler, who has spent her entire life in detention, was hospitalised. Here's the day-by-day account.

Adani is far from a done deal

Adani is far from a done deal

Crikey looks at the many hurdles Adani still has to clear in order to get its mine up and running.

Could 'flygskam' take off in a country like Australia?

Could 'flygskam' take off in a country like Australia?

We know that plane travel is terrible for the environment, but 'flight shame' probably won't bring us towards a real solution.

The death of private healthcare can't come soon enough

The death of private healthcare can't come soon enough

A new report shows the private healthcare system may be on its last legs. Good.

How to skirt around a political donation ban

How to skirt around a political donation ban

States are trying to bring the hammer down on political donations, but lax federal laws are giving donors easily exploitable loopholes.

Is the Morrison government going to rewrite streaming laws?

Is the Morrison government going to rewrite streaming laws?

With Howard-era streaming regulation on the chopping block, experts are asking how the government will settle archaic broadcasting laws that have allowed Netflix to thrive.

You want a financial services culture review? Start with the Liberal Party.

You want a financial services culture review? Start with the Liberal Party.

While the government wants us to focus on the regulatory failings of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, there's a need for another review — of why the Liberals worked so closely with the big banks.

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why did an ordinary citizen take a One Nation senator to court over his breach of Section 44? To prove that no politician is above the law.

How many Australians are affected by homelessness?

How many Australians are affected by homelessness?

Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth has made a number of claims about homelessness in Australia. How do they measure up?