We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
We should not allow our government to slowly erode our humanity and our human rights, year by year, sneaky budget measure by sneaky budget measure.
Labor's massive plan to increase subsidies for and wages in childcare will accelerate the transformation of a sector plagued by competing priorities.
An ignorant media is attacking the government over the NDIS, reinforcing perceptions the Coalition doesn't care about people with disabilities.
Last night's budget was the 25th without an increase (in real terms) to the Newstart unemployment benefit.
Since the days of the Howard government, the ability for single parents to get suitable welfare support has become harder and harder. Crikey tracks the changes.
The claims that the Liberals are engaged in an attack on welfare aren't actually backed up by the numbers.
Crikey had a front-row seat at this week's Senate inquiry into the widely criticised pre-employment program. Noticeably, there were a few seats spare...
Women and girls are being held responsible for national and global demographics by under- and over-population scaremongers alike.