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 has taken credit for the transfer of sick children off Nauru in accordance with existing policy — the truth is his government has fought relentlessly to stop it from happening.
Clive Palmer thinks Australia's "shallow political gene pool" would be better diversified through the introduction of term limits. Is he onto something? Crikey intern Rowan Forster weighs the pros and cons.
Australia's human rights record has come under scrutiny by the international watchdog, writes Dan Ziffer.
The economic slump is no excuse for governments to wimp out on health reform, writes Melissa Sweet.
There are a number of issues in play in the revelation that Defence has been spying on its own minister. All bear teasing out, writes Bernard Keane.
On 9 April, Indonesia's province of Aceh will hold elections for its local legislature, illustrating Indonesia’s recent evolutionary process of political maturation, writes Damien Kingsbury.
The gurus at Infrastructure Australia should be asking some hard questions because something seems terribly wrong with the cost of rail construction in NSW, writes Gavin Gatenby.
One grim upside of Israel's massacre in Gaza has been the way in which a widespread view of the Israeli state has come into alignment with those who know something of the region's history, writes Guy Rundle.
It's time for the national media to start asking questions about the execution of a program that the PM himself admits is the biggest national logistical challenge since World War 2, writes Stephen Mayne.