The current inquiry into the fitness of Crown to retain its casino licence in NSW is not the real question. The real question is how it got one in the first place.
The Sydney casino inquiry has been an unsavoury spectacle — and very, very Sydney.
Now the subject of the billionaire's emails has been made public the inquiry must release those 13 pages of bile.
In a rare public appearance, James Packer has given a glimpse into his world.
Unpredictable casino billionaire James Packer is scheduled to give evidence to the NSW Bergin inquiry on Tuesday. Based on what has been unfolding so far, it's going to be a fascinating couple of days.
In a rare public appearance, James Packer will face questions about Crown's dealings in China and with Melco Resorts.
Although the upper house of the NSW legislature gave the government 14 days to disclose details of the agreement with James Packer for his high-rollers' casino, it has refused to do so.
Crikey can exclusively reveal the proportion of state and territory government revenues that come from property, mining and gambling. Can they be relied on to properly regulate these industries?
Daily Review journalist Ben Neutze says James Packer's major arts donation -- in exchange for approval for his Sydney casino -- raises questions around the meaning and funding of culture in Australia.
Journalist and author Jonathan Englert says Australia should think twice before making James Packer's new casino the face of Australia.