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Adele Ferguson is a multi-award-winning investigative journalist and columnist with the ABC, appearing on Four Corners and 7.30. She previously worked at The Age and SMH and was a guest reporter on 60 Minutes. She best known for her series on franchising, wage fraud, cosmetic surgery and financial services sectors which resulted in major state and national inquiries, legislative change and a royal commission. She has won the nation’s highest journalism award, the Gold Walkley, and nine Walkley awards, a Logie, the Graham Perkin Journalist of the Year and other many awards. In 2019 she was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her contribution to journalism. She wrote an unauthorised biography on Gina Rinehart and Banking Bad.