Acclaimed journalist Nick McKenzie’s investigations are a catalogue of corruption and abuse revelations involving powerful institutions and people. His latest book tells the inside story of his investigation into Ben Roberts-Smith. In conversation with Maxine McKew.
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Nick McKenzie is one of the nation's most decorated investigative journalists, having been named Australian Journalist of the Year on four separate occasions. Over two decades, he has worked for ABC's Four Corners, Nine's 60 Minutes and The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers. He has been awarded the Walkley, Australia's highest journalism award, a record fourteen times.
Maxine McKew is Hon Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne. A former ABC and Bulletin journalist as well as Federal Labor MP, McKew can rightly claim to be among the first of the modern political disrupters - having defeated prime minister John Howard in the seat of Bennelong in 2007. She has written two books: Tales from the Political Trenches and Class Act.