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
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has said he backs freedom of the press but that it must "operate according to the rule of law", and the appeal of George Pell's conviction begins. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
From Collaery and Witness K to McBride, we've seen an acceleration of punitive laws aimed at those who reveal alleged government misconduct.