Mark Skulley

Mark Skulley

Freelance journalist

Widely recognised as one of Australia’s finest industrial reporters, specialising in industrial relations and the auto industry, Mark is a veteran of the Australian Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald.

An unsurpassed newsbreaker, he wrote the shattering news that Holden Commodore was headed for the scrap heap, the story which spelt the beginning of the end for the Australian car industry.

As well as BlueNotes, Mark contributes to The Guardian Australia and blogs at markskulley.wordpress.com. Based in Melbourne, Mark’s soul resides in Subiaco, the home of the West Coast Eagles AFL team.

  • 14 Mar 2017

    The future of financial health in Fiji

    Fiji is aiming to increase its number of adults with access to formal financial services and its journey is well under way.

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist

  • 17 Jan 2017

    LONGREAD: Fiji’s next tourism adventure

    Fiji has noted the growth of Chinese tourism and wants a bigger slice of the action.

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist

  • 12 Dec 2016

    Fiji: the Pacific hub in the Asia Pacific

    Despite a stated global obsession with the Asia-Pacific, the 'Pacific' part is in danger of falling off the map.

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist

  • 04 Aug 2016

    LONGREAD: Timor-Leste, Australia's northern exposure

    Timor-Leste has gone far since its 1999 independence, but still faces a unique economic challenge. We speak to PM Rui Maria de Araújo and look hard at the country's outlook.

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist

  • 14 Sep 2015

    China worries overblown: Smith

    ANZ CEO unconcerned over bank's credit exposure to China amid market uncertainty.

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist

  • 22 Apr 2014

    Travelling the Red Dirt road

    Journalist Mark Skulley dons the heat shield to report from the blast furnace of the Australia-China trade relationship

    Mark Skulley Freelance journalist