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
Australia's declining trust in politics and politicians paints a vastly different picture to our friends in New Zealand, where voter satisfaction remains high.
A short history of the prime minister of New Zealand pulling women's hair.
Watch out for Muir ... Trump card ... Malcolm and John hold each other's kayaks ...
Along with the Biebs, Malcolm Turnbull's women cabinet ministers also made a splash.
Gold has got surprisingly cheap since the start of the year. Plus other business tidbits of the day.
As the Prime Minister tries to dogwhistle his way out of his leadership malaise, the incessant contradictions of the government become too many to track.
John Key's National Party has regained power in New Zealand, despite being plagued by accusations of misdeeds. But it might not be long before the scandals catch up with Key, writes NZ-based writer Giovanni Tiso.
Would lowering the voting age and installing indigenous-only Senate seats re-engage people disillusioned with Australia's political process? Perhaps, but a conservative government would never allow it.