Frank Lowy hits back at Clive Palmer, Stephen Conroy gets a win, art world salaries ramp up and Clover Moore could be up against US-style primaries. Here's a run-down of today's power moves:

Footy billionaires' tit for tat continues. Soccer boss Frank Lowy's stoush with Gold Coast United owner Clive Palmer has got all the drama of a Labor party soap opera. Yesterday Lowy, chairman of the Football Federation of Australia, told a business lunch in Melbourne that the FFA will do what's necessary to protect its interests, even if that means going to the courts.