Michael West

Michael West established Michael West Media in 2016 to focus on journalism of high public interest, particularly the rising power of corporations over democracy. West was formerly a journalist and editor with Fairfax newspapers, a columnist for News Corp and even, once, a stockbroker.
ANZ swallows Suncorp – have they overruled common sense?

ANZ swallows Suncorp – have they overruled common sense?

What's the scam? If the ABC Four Corners investigation into the supermarket duopoly of Coles and Woolies this week ...
What’s the Scam with Mark Dreyfus and doxing laws?

What’s the Scam with Mark Dreyfus and doxing laws?

As Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus is spearheading the new laws to criminalise doxing, it is in the realm of public ...
Doxxing and Bomb Threat – The West Report

Doxxing and Bomb Threat – The West Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KY6cxrTeZQ Westy with the latest on the Botany bomb threat where a man was ...
Australia ranks 7th globally on data breaches. What’s the Scam?

Australia ranks 7th globally on data breaches. What’s the Scam?

Australia is the 7th most breached nation globally in 2023, according to Surfshark’s global data breach statistics ...
Scourge of Democracy. Senate Inquiry into Lobbying is upon us; get your submissions in now!

Scourge of Democracy. Senate Inquiry into Lobbying is upon us; get your submissions in now!

Lobbying is the scourge of democracy. Independent Senator David Pocock and MP Monique Ryan are pushing legislative ...
Tollroad giant Transurban paid tax! Why? What’s the scam?

Tollroad giant Transurban paid tax! Why? What’s the scam?

Is it a typo? Australia's monopoly of tollroad monopolies, Transurban has broken hard with tradition and actually ...
So you want to be fired | The West Report

So you want to be fired | The West Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYmM1Dh8-eY Westy talks about the force of lobbyists crusading to get workers ...
GHOSTS & FINGERS, FISTS & NAILS | The West Report

GHOSTS & FINGERS, FISTS & NAILS | The West Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_9-zWDihTg Indonesia Election. There'll be mayhem on Valentine's Day when our ...
Tax cuts for us! | The West Report

Tax cuts for us! | The West Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiBaK8LG__U Do they leave 'em, dump 'em or tweak 'em? Westy talks about the ...
Heads I win, Tails you Lose: hand-outs for Australia’s biggest coal plant Eraring a smoking example of the folly of privatisation

Heads I win, Tails you Lose: hand-outs for Australia’s biggest coal plant Eraring a smoking example of the folly of privatisation

Are taxpayers on the hook to bail out Australia’s largest coal plant, Eraring, after just ten years of ...
Hands off the Future Fund, says Costello. Sorry … why?

Hands off the Future Fund, says Costello. Sorry … why?

"Governments must not be allowed to use the $200 billion sovereign wealth fund to support nation building," ...
Say No to War: why Australia needs to stay clear of Biden and Netanyahu’s genocide of the Palestinians

Say No to War: why Australia needs to stay clear of Biden and Netanyahu’s genocide of the Palestinians

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has signed up Australia for another US war on false pretences. Australia’s history ...

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