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New Matilda is independent journalism at its best. The site has been publishing intelligent coverage of Australian and international politics, media and culture since 2004. You'll find new stories on the homepage daily.



The New Matilda news digest is the best way to keep up to date with our coverage. We publish three times a week - it lands in your inbox at lunchtime on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and in the evening on Sundays. Sign up to the digest here. It's free!



Our readers are our investors. New Matilda is predominantly reader-funded and remains fiercely independent, with no affiliation to any political party, lobby group or other media organisation. Become a New Matilda funder here.



We believe that robust media is fundamental to a healthy democracy — and there's never been a more important time for independent media in Australia. With shrinking media diversity, and huge changes underway in delivery, there are fewer and fewer outlets publishing independent-minded journalism like ours.

New Matilda publishes compelling commentary on current events as well as breaking news and investigative journalism. We bring you fresh ideas and new information. We don't duplicate the stories and perspectives available in other outlets.

Since 2004 New Matilda has published the work of over 1000 writers. They are journalists, current and former politicians, lawyers, critical and creative thinkers, bloggers, policy-wonks and satirists. Unsolicited submissions are welcome. Click here for information.



Chris Graham is the editor of New Matilda. Before working at New Matilda, Chris founded both the National Indigenous Times and Tracker Magazine. He is a Walkley Award and Human Rights Award winning journalist.

Award-winning investigative reporter and researcher Professor Wendy Bacon is a contributing editor for New Matilda.

Amy McQuire is a senior reporter with New Matilda. She's the former editor of Tracker magazine and the National Indigenous Times.

Journalist Max Chalmers is a former editor of Sydney University newspaper Honi Soit.

Thom Mitchell is New Matilda's cadet journalist, covering environment and workers' rights.

Dr Ben Eltham is the site's national affairs correspondent.

Our regular cartoonists are Fiona Katauskas, Lindsay Foyle and Costa A.

Angela Nicholson is New Matilda's photographer with 20 years experience, and also runs our advertising, subscriptions and accounts. You can contact Ange at angela.nicholson [at] newmatilda.com

Dr Liz Conor writes for New Matilda on all things cultural, and is a scathing satirist.

Michael Brull writes primarily on the Middle East, and Israel-Palestine.

And Dr Lissa Johnson is New Matilda's newest addition, writing primarily on all things related to psychology (and in particular how it intersects with politics).

Our in-house lawyer is Geoff Holland, the guru of all things law and defamation.

We are based in Sydney. Frequently asked questions are listed here. You can also contact us with a question or comment. For media or advertising enquiries, please email enquiriesATnewmatilda.com. Information on advertising with New Matilda can be found here.

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