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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.

Phoebe's grandfather: Coroner's Act changes don't go far enough

Phoebe's grandfather: Coroner's Act changes don't go far enough

Phoebe Handsjuk's grandfather says although many of the he Andrews Government's new Coroner's laws are positive, appealing her inquest finding remains hard

  • by Richard Baker & Michael Bachelard

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Coronial findings, cold case investigations may be re-opened under new laws
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Coronial findings, cold case investigations may be re-opened under new laws

The legislative changes were sparked by The Age's investigative podcast, Phoebe’s Fall, which examined a questionable coronial finding.

  • by Richard Baker & Michael Bachelard
China's trillion-dollar project changing the world

China's trillion-dollar project changing the world

It is the biggest and most expensive infrastructure project the world has ever seen. But is this a benign economic plan or the rise of a new empire?

No checking at night for nursing home residents in Japara
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No checking at night for nursing home residents in Japara

The company says the new policy is good etiquette by staff, but the union says it's dangerous and only being done to cut costs and increase profits.

  • by Michael Bachelard
War zones riskier for healthcare when a red cross can be attacked

War zones riskier for healthcare when a red cross can be attacked

Even wars have rules, but the number of attacks specifically hitting medical and health facilities in conflict zones is large and growing.

  • by Michael Bachelard
'Big nursing home' industry is aggressively minimising tax
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'Big nursing home' industry is aggressively minimising tax

The Tax Justice Network was "surprised" to find that companies operating for the public good appear to be aggressively minimising tax.

  • by Michael Bachelard
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Same-sex marriage debate: Religious freedom is, and should be, limited
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Same-sex marriage debate: Religious freedom is, and should be, limited

The law on this is very clear, and tested up to the High Court.

  • by Michael Bachelard
Indonesia in Olinda: recreating a brutal scene

Indonesia in Olinda: recreating a brutal scene

As actors recreated the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran on an April night in the Dandenong mountains, not all the shivering was from the cold.

  • by Michael Bachelard
Dawn's final days reveal aged care horror

Dawn's final days reveal aged care horror

In her final days, Dawn Weston kept rubbing her left leg and crying.

  • by Michael Bachelard
Mosul is in ruins. But it is the idea of Iraq itself that needs to be rebuilt.
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Mosul is in ruins. But it is the idea of Iraq itself that needs to be rebuilt.

When the Iraqi prime minister ventures into Mosul's streets to claim victory, he is standing on the bones of his people and the ashes of part of his country's history.

  • by Michael Bachelard
No exception for children: Mosul teenager succumbs to burns at field hospital

No exception for children: Mosul teenager succumbs to burns at field hospital

A young man featured in a Fairfax Media story about the campaign against Islamic State in Iraq last week has died.

  • by Michael Bachelard