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
Scott Morrison is trying to find the right balance between his dual image as a devout Christian, and a daggy but relatable suburban dad.
It seems an obvious question, until you realise the level of hatred and fury directed at Malcolm Turnbull from the Liberal right wing has been utterly inexplicable. The specific belief system of Dutton, Abbott and Co is baffling.
How did Eric Abetz get donors' email address? Turns out GetUp just straight up told him — something that they had quite openly said that they would do.
Opponents of increased female participation insist that merit should win out over diversity. But history has routinely shown us that "merit" is a myth.
Good morning, early birds. Victoria Police officers caught on camera "taking down" a disability pensioner. Plus, a merry band of coal-happy backbenchers plan to confront the Prime Minister over his apparent lack of interest in the combustible rock. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Eric Abetz and the right have long tried to have GetUp taken off the political map, and have resorted to some pretty interesting tactics.