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
Hordes of young people, often overseas visitors, walk around Chadstone as though it’s the Viennese memory that father of the shopping mall Victor Gruen intended.
World-famous fast-fashion chain Zara has finally opened the doors on its first Australian store in Sydney's Pitt Street Mall. Its aggressive pricing and business model will test local retailers, says Smart Company's James Thomson.
Earlier this year, Aboriginal MP Karl Hampton opened extensions to the Yeperenye shopping centre. The trouble with this shopping centre, for people like Mr Brough, is that it is owned by Aboriginal people, writes Henri Ivrey.
Security is an issue where the public still believes John Howard can do a better job than Kevin Rudd. So think globally and keep warning the people about international terrorism. Just don’t forget to act locally.