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
Who will continue to support Dan Andrews' plan for treaty? And who will try to thwart it?
Indigenous data sovereignty may provide First Nations communities with valuable future resources to assist with overcoming inequality and disadvantage.
There appears to be an imbalance built into this whole recognition process. It looks like a process that confers power on Indigenous people, but, in a curious way, it does the opposite.
If reports are anything to go by, Nigel Scullion's sudden promotion to leader of the Nationals isn't the only big change coming for him.
Much of the Uluru statement consists of emotional -- albeit noble -- claims, motherhood statements and flowery language.
We need more targeted, concrete, imaginative and audacious strategies, rather than the half-baked arse-covering you see in the current Closing the Gap reports.
Murray Chapman works at the centre of a community whose heart and soul is being torn apart by suicide, writes deputy editor of Australian Doctor magazine Paul Smith.
When Frank Walker was in office in the early 1980s there was no heroin epidemic, no talkback radio law and order campaigns, and there were less than 4000 people in prison in NSW, writes Bob Debus.