Michael Bachelard

Michael Bachelard is Fairfax's foreign editor and the investigations editor at The Age. He has worked in Canberra, Melbourne and Jakarta as Fairfax's Indonesia correspondent. He and has written two books and won multiple awards for journalism, including the Gold Walkley in 2017.

** Copy photo** of Jyl Stephens who died while waiting for a spot in a nursing home. 19th September 2017 Fairfax Media ...

From the Newsroom – October 2017

The Age’s investigations editor Michael Bachelard shares exclusive behind-the-scenes insights on how his recent exposé into nursing homes came about.

Ernst & Young looked at a number of BMW customer files that threw up red flags.

BMW car finance for anyone, whether or not you can pay

BMW has been so desperate to get people behind the wheel of its luxury cars that its finance company gave loans to people with zero or even negative disposable incomes and accepted false loan documents while paying big bonuses to its most reckless salesmen.