EXCLUSIVE: Just how exactly did Lauren Southern – the far-right White Supremacist darling and Sky News ‘media celebrity’ – successfully get past Border Force to gain entry from Canada to Australia last year despite a personal history full of extremist racist rhetoric used to divide communities and stoke violence? Tom Tanuki with this investigation.
LEAKED LIKE A DODGY SECCA! See the entire $44 million contract Vic Premier Dan Andrews signed with Unified Security for COVID hotel quarantine fails
EXCLUSIVE: It was the security firm awarded almost $50 million despite having under 40 full time staff in Victoria and now at the centre of an inquiry after its poorly trained subcontracted guards helped cause a second wave of COVID, leading to hundreds of deaths and forcing Melbourne into a months-long lockdown.
FEATURE: Australia has a problem with violence, specifically violence against women. As Victoria surges through its second COVID-19 lockdown the implications for those living in abuse is dire. Where can victims find safety when confined to their home and how has lockdown affected those living in family violence? April Shepherd with this investigation.
EXCLUSIVE: Convicted child rapist Graeme Mundine – formerly a senior Catholic Church and Indigenous community leader – has been recently released from prison to face court this week on further child sex abuse charges after being charged by detectives over more offences that took place at a Marist Brothers college in Sydney’s west in the 1980s. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Hot on the heels of the Adem Somyurek branch stacking scandal, Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has yet another headache on his hands with one of his other MPs with Turkish heritage – Natalie Suleyman – now at the centre of an “edit warring” scandal on Wikipedia over preivous corruption findings. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: The Exclusive Brethren has once again been rewarded by its friends within the Liberal Party with the already supremely wealthy extremist Christian cult given $250,000 by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian under the guise of charity work to help communities in remote areas facing the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic. Serkan Ozturk reports.
ANALYSIS: In just about an hour’s time, George Pell will learn if his appeal against his conviction for raping two 13-year-old choirboys has been successful. Even if it is, history will likely and rightly remember the former Catholic Archbishop of Australia as a child abuser, a rapist and enabler of other paedophile priests, writes Gary Johnston.
EXCLUSIVE: Library staff at some of Australia’s major universities fear they may have been placed in grave danger amidst the worsening Coronavirus pandemic with employees expected to turn up for work last week while their well-paid bosses were keeping themselves safe from COVID-19 by working from home. Serkan Ozturk reports.
ANALYSIS: As hordes of panic-stricken Aussies begin stockpiling up on canned food as if nuclear holocaust is imminent, and with Asian restaurants and even doctors being avoided, a respiratory illness believed to have originated in China has also turned a whole lot of people instantly stupid and even more racist, writes Sarah McLean.
EXCLUSIVE: It’s being decried as yet another rort involving PM Scott Morrison. It can now be revealed taxpayers are picking up the bill to the tune of $85,000 a year for the best friend of Jennifer Morrison to hang out at Kirribilli House and drink cups of tea with the PM’s wife, who is said to be ‘sad and lonely’. Serkan Ozturk reports.
MELBOURNE: A couple of Australia’s most obnoxious far-right ‘criminal celebrities’ and their mates tried to troll the 200,000 strong crowd that gathered to mark Invasion Day last weekend. And ended up failing miserably. Anti-fascist tracker, Tom Tanuki, was there to witness it go down and breaks down what it all meant.