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
The bubbling turmoil in Victorian Labor is starting to boil over.
Centrelink scandal rolls on ... how Tony Abbott spent Christmas ... holiday beard watch ...
Bill Lewski and fellow Prime Trust directors, already found guilty of corporate law breaches by the Federal Court, now face a class action for allegedly authorising secret multi-million dollar payments for themselves.
The battle between Bill Shorten and Anthony Albanese for the Labor Leadership is ratcheting up. David Feeney will lead Shorten's campaign, pitting him against Mark Butler for "Albo".
Remember the push to save the Murray-Darling Basin? We check in and find the plan is broadly on-track, although two states have just missed a crucial deadline -- a challenge for new federal minister Mark Butler.
ALP Senator Jacinta Collins has had a meteoric rise into Rudd's new cabinet. Who is she -- and will her intense social conservatism raise serious questions about her capacity to function as Mental Health Minister?
The government has today announced its long-awaited aged-care reform package.
Why is there discrimination against older workers? Australian management tends to be fairly conservative in its hiring -- younger workers are seen as safer.
As I read and reread the Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform, the lyrics from a the Talking Heads classic went round in my thoughts, writes John Mendoza, mental health academic and inaugural chair of the National Advisory Council.