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
Former politicians bring skills and experiences that are often lacking in the usual suspects you’ll find on boards of private companies, but they pose other concerns.
Based on its recent performance under Peter Costello, the Future Fund shouldn't be allowed anywhere near super. So why is a publication controlled by Peter Costello's company spruiking the idea?
Peter Costello thinks a better narrative would fix the Liberals' problems. But his idea of politics is stuck in the world of yesterday.
The Hayne royal commission interim report is a missile fired at the neoliberal fantasy at the heart of financial services regulation in Australia.
Crikey readers discuss climate policy, national funds, and the Carla McGrath removal.
A reading of the history of Australian media mergers and takeovers shows that the highest value is always on the first day. After that, it's all downhill.
The appointment of a Liberal Party staffer to run Treasury is a new low in the debasement of Treasury as a source of authoritative advice.
Good morning, early birds. Rumours of Bob Hawke’s ill health may be greatly exaggerated. Plus, we have the last of the leaks ahead of tonight’s budget. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.