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Topic archives: Eddie Obeid

Poll Bludger: Keneally the underdog tries to take a bite out of Alexander

William Bowe December 15, 2017 8 Comments

A win for Kristina Keneally tomorrow is a big ask -- but not without precedent.

Obeid fans rally to free the ‘innocent’ man

Crikey December 21, 2016

It'd want to be a pretty bloody good petition.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey December 21, 2016 3 Comments

Metadata inquiry ... whither the Labor Herald ... has Sky boned Chris Kennny? ...

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit … red ink … branded content on SBS? …

Media briefs: Rupert loves Brexit … red ink … branded content on SBS? …

Crikey June 29, 2016

Rupert loves Brexit. In his first public comments on the event his tabloids had a role in bringing about, American citizen Rupert Murdoch said the Brexit vote was “wonderful”, a “momentous decision” on “who we are”. The widely-reported comments were made at an invitation-only business in London hosted by The Times (which backed Remain) yesterday. “[Brexit was] […]

High Court decision on Cunneen will decide the fate of ICAC

High Court decision on Cunneen will decide the fate of ICAC

Crikey March 4, 2015

The High Court's latest ruling is likely to have sweeping consequences for ICAC, writes senior associate at Maddocks specialising in public law Todd Neal for The Mandarin.

Funnily enough, ICAC’s ‘overreach’ only a concern for those in its crosshairs

Funnily enough, ICAC’s ‘overreach’ only a concern for those in its crosshairs

Alex Mitchell January 29, 2015 6 Comments

While the ICAC blowtorch was focused on ALP politicians, conservatives applauded from the sidelines, happy to see Labor’s scandals unearthed and publicised. They seem to have changed their tune.

Eddie Obeid, Wesfarmers, dilutionary placements and an Arrium debacle

Eddie Obeid, Wesfarmers, dilutionary placements and an Arrium debacle

Stephen Mayne September 18, 2014 1 Comment

The latest deal surrounding agribusiness operator Elders proves that not all shareholders are created equal.

Up close and personal with Bob Carr for $150 a head, but don’t call it a fundraiser

Up close and personal with Bob Carr for $150 a head, but don’t call it a fundraiser

Crikey September 8, 2014 2 Comments

A Sydney dinner to honour Bob Carr will inevitably gloss over the political black marks of the former NSW premier's career. Luckily, NSW political correspondent Alex Mitchell is here to explain some of capricious Carr's questionable history.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey August 21, 2014

Bloodletting at Art Gallery of NSW ... Hywood drives in style ... Obeid book not quite off the shelves ...

John Robertson: don’t give up on NSW Labor — or me

Crikey August 19, 2014 12 Comments

Yes, there have been problems with corruption in the NSW Labor Party. But NSW Labor leader John Robertson says things have turned the corner.