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
It is not possible to live in a city and have the size and density level of your area remain constant over the long term. So why do some people think that it is?
It’s a measure of how corroded by cynicism Labor has become that this proposal got anywhere at all. It is an act of political cowardice.
Immigration isn't merely about turning a tap of people on and off — it's an intersection of multiple policy failures across all three levels of government.
Victorian Labor has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from Chinese interests. Now it refuses to make public its secret deal with Beijing. It's not a good look.
The largest donor to either party in 2013-14 was a China-based individual named Zichun Wang. But who is Zichun Wang? The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson investigates.
Harry Triguboff could leapfrog over Gina Rinehart as Australia's richest person -- if he ever sells his lucrative property business, that is.
Many of Family First's network of candidates in Victoria are related to one another (and to state director Ashley Fenn). And they have an awful lot of property developer links, write journalism students Daryl Holland, Elyas Khan and Keryn Reynolds.
Property Observer journalist Nicola Trotman asked four leading economists one of the thorniest questions in property: is negative gearing fair?
As new home sales decline and residential construction remains in the doldrums, Australia’s biggest property developers are pointing the finger of blame at councils.