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Independent Australia, through investigative blogger Peter Wicks and managing editor David Donovan, have undertaken a comprehensive investigation into the HSU affair, involving former Labor MP Craig Thomson, HSU official Kathy Jackson and various other players.

This dedicated Jacksonville page will be updated as new information comes to light and articles are published. It is arranged in reverse chronological order. To skip directly to a full compilation of the original source material uncovered in our enquiries, please click here.

THE LATEST NEWS

The broadband debacle: NBN Co needs to eat its own dog food

Whoever is in office three years from now will have the biggest ever infrastructure ...  
Kathy Jackson laughs after facing a Melbourne court on criminal charges

Kathy Jackson sits cross-legged in court and laughs outside it as she faces her ...  
Reply to News Corpse: ‘Michael Danby staffer exposed as pro-Shorten blogger’

Dave Donovan explains in detail just exactly how far The Australian went to smear ...  
Norington smears Wixxy: The Australian gets caught lying, but refuses to apologise

The Australian has happily allowed one of its writers to carry on a vicious pers ...  
Erase rewind: Rewriting Jacksonville and HSU history with The Australian

What The Australian's recent piece on Kimberley Kitching lacks in facts, it makes ...  
KITCHING BEAT-UPDATE: Better a union hack than a Crikey crock

With the ABC continuing the MSM attack on new Senator Kimberley Kitching last ...  
Kathy Jackson in court: You're so vain

Despite facing 70 fraud and deception charges, the Liberal's former poster girl ...  
The mainstream media's unseemly self-praise over Kathy Jackson's charges

The old media are rewriting history about Kathy Jackson and who broke the story she ...  
Law finally catches up with 'heroic' whistleblower Kathy Jackson

With Kathy Jackson being charged of 70 offences, all the rats who promoted her as a ...  
IA podcast #3: Peter Wicks on Jacksonville

David Donovan speaks to investigative blogger and long-time contributor Peter Wicks ...  
Lateline, Norington and a problem with the facts

Norington's recent Lateline appearance to discuss his book on the HSU saga was ...  
Conroy not first politician raided by police during an election campaign

Some saLast night was not the first time the Coalition has used police raids as a ...  
Lawler: A dead body and a resignation

Peter Wicks discusses the resignation of Fair Work Commission vice president ...  
After TURC: Where to now for Labor?

With a PM in a seemingly perpetual honeymoon and the Trade Union Royal Commission ...  
Thomson judgement bad news for the ALP and unions

By the Labor Party leaving Craig Thomson high and dry, they may brought a whirlwind ...  
Biased TURC, slimy Murdoch and the Shorten exculpation

Those puzzled by the Heydon Gang’s decision to clear Bill Shorten of all criminal ...  
Kate skates back to Jacksonville as Michael Lawler goes after his enemies

Kate McClymont is back with her favourite sources, Bonnie and Clyde, to publicise a ...  
Muntstruck

... a brand new blockbuster starring Nicolas Cage as Michael 'Dirty' Deed and Cher ...