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Nick McKenzie is a leading investigative journalist. He's won Australia's top journalism award, the Walkley, seven times and covers politics, business, foreign affairs and defence, human rights issues, the criminal justice system and social affairs.

NAB CEO in investigation over luxury resort holiday
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NAB CEO in investigation over luxury resort holiday

NSW detectives are seeking information from the bank about an allegedly corrupt company's decision to pay for the holiday and an expensive kitchen appliance.

  • by Nick McKenzie, Sarah Danckert & Richard Baker

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Beijing's secret plot to infiltrate UN used Australian insider
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Beijing's secret plot to infiltrate UN used Australian insider

Chinese Australian Sheri Yan played a key role in a secret Beijing operation targeting the most prominent symbol of the global rules-based order: the UN.

  • by Nick McKenzie, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Zach Dorfman & Fergus Hunter
Australian IT link in Chinese hack of jet companies
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Australian IT link in Chinese hack of jet companies

An Australian-based IT company was allegedly used by Chinese hackers as a back door to steal the commercial secrets of aviation companies.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Angus Grigg
Ban on Chinese mobile giants for 5G 'needed to protect critical infrastructure'

Ban on Chinese mobile giants for 5G 'needed to protect critical infrastructure'

Australian companies contemplating vigilante tactics against hackers by launching their own cyber counter-attacks have been delivered a stern caution from the nation’s electronic spy chief, who has warned they would be breaking the law.

  • by David Wroe, Nick McKenzie & Angus Grigg
Victorian government calls for investigation into Nationals candidate's $850k grant

Victorian government calls for investigation into Nationals candidate's $850k grant

The Victorian government calls for a proper investigation into allegations made against Nationals' federal treasurer and state election candidate Peter Schwarz.

  • by Gerard Cockburn, Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker
No work done after Nationals' treasurer got $850k water-saving grant
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No work done after Nationals' treasurer got $850k water-saving grant

Candidate is accused of gouging much of the $850,000 he was paid by Australia’s largest drought-proofing project and calling in favours when pressed to account for money.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker
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WADA had 'failure of leadership' on Russian doping, ASADA boss says
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WADA had 'failure of leadership' on Russian doping, ASADA boss says

Amid allegations of backroom deals and bribery, Australia’s anti-doping chief has broken ranks with the global authority to demand reforms after the controversial decision to endorse Russia's testing regime.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker
Most Victorian barristers say they are bullied by judges, report finds
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Most Victorian barristers say they are bullied by judges, report finds

Victorian judicial officers have been accused of being among the state's biggest workplace bullies, according to a report by the state's barristers association.

  • by Richard Baker & Nick McKenzie
Chinese move was an 'up yours' to the rest of the world
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Chinese move was an 'up yours' to the rest of the world

This is not a case of China signalling to others to butt out of its internal affairs.

  • by Nick McKenzie
ANZ failed to meet human rights standards: government report
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ANZ failed to meet human rights standards: government report

More bad news for banking giant after Australian government inquiry finds ANZ failed to meet its own human rights standards in a Cambodian sugar deal

  • by Richard Baker & Nick McKenzie
Australia must demand Myanmar war crimes tribunal, says investigator
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Australia must demand Myanmar war crimes tribunal, says investigator

Australian investigator who has uncovered evidence of gang rape, mass murder and other war crimes in Myanmar says treatment of Rohingyas is genocide - and believes Australia must act.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Nicole Precel