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How the Oz would report George Christensen’s medical tourism if he were left-wing

Bernard Keane May 3, 2017 10 Comments

So, a true blue, fair dinkum Aussie pollie, shaped by Western civilisation and Judeo-Christian principles, has run off to a Muslim country for weight-loss surgery? And yet the dogs of (culture) war are nowhere heard.

Why Australia has been so quiet on the Malaysian bribery scandal

Crikey January 25, 2017 3 Comments

Could the importance of our diplomatic relationship with Malaysia be taking precedence over the principles of criminal justice? Freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly reports.

Search for MH370 abandoned, but the mystery endures

Ben Sandilands January 18, 2017 2 Comments

If the authorities think the controversy over the loss of MH370 is over, they are seriously mistaken.

Monash, Curtin students threatened by unis ahead of Malaysian protests

Crikey November 17, 2016 1 Comment

The warnings come just days ahead of major protests calling for the resignation of Malaysia’s PM, writes Jarni Blakkarly, a freelance journalist based in Melbourne. He tweets at @jarniblakkarly.

Psst, don’t look now, but Islamic fundamentalism is taking hold on our doorstep

Michael Sainsbury November 7, 2016 5 Comments

Australia's northern neighbours are in various states of turmoil, it seems. And this has many watchers of the Asia-Pacific spooked.

Screw the budgie nine, and News Corp too

Helen Razer October 6, 2016 19 Comments

Any Western person of means who plots to synchronously strip down to his scanties at a public event in a conservative nation has hope of hostile attention.

Aussie tourists arrested for ‘breaching the peace’ in budgie smugglers

Crikey October 4, 2016

Tony Abbott is not believed to have been part of the group.

Dirty money? The ‘corrupt’ Malaysian pollie who bought into Adelaide Uni

Crikey July 21, 2016 1 Comment

Adelaide Uni is in damage control over its links to Taib Mahmud, writes freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly.

Global trail of murder, corruption dogs Australia’s newest defence contractor

Michael Sainsbury April 28, 2016 4 Comments

The company contracted to build Australia's next fleet of submarines has a shadowy, unresolved past.

Media briefs: Cater does a Maurice … Four Corners’ journos free … Mods v Sharpies …

Media briefs: Cater does a Maurice … Four Corners’ journos free … Mods v Sharpies …

Crikey March 15, 2016 1 Comment

Nick Cater's odd Bernie Sanders-Donald Trump comparison. Plus other media tidbits of the day.