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'Made In Australia' now a warning to avoid our tech products

'Made In Australia' now a warning to avoid our tech products

Politicians love to fawn over the IT sector, but a bipartisan bill passed yesterday ensures it is never taken seriously.

Modern slavery is propped up by corporate culture as much as dodgy supply chains

Modern slavery is propped up by corporate culture as much as dodgy supply chains

Modern slavery is two things: it is an act and it is an attitude. It is that second fact that will be hardest to deal with.

Will Coles and Myer ever hook up again?

Will Coles and Myer ever hook up again?

Once up on a time Coles-Myer was Australia’s largest corporation — what would happen if they gave it another shot?

Finally, some hope in public policy

Finally, some hope in public policy

While federal politics was offering business-as-usual climate inaction last week, school kids were putting politicians to shame.

Not a company tax cut in sight, but investment is set to surge

Not a company tax cut in sight, but investment is set to surge

Despite the lack of a big business tax cut, investment in Australia is on the rise — so much so that mining companies are now warning that workers might actually get real wages rises.

The dark spectre of having to obey the law now haunts Australian boards

The dark spectre of having to obey the law now haunts Australian boards

If Australia's board heavyweights don't like the idea of more regulation for the way they conduct themselves, they have only themselves to blame.

Where were the banks' shareholders? Too busy chasing short-term profit.

Where were the banks' shareholders? Too busy chasing short-term profit.

Poor remuneration practices and incentives played as big a role outside our banks as within them.

The useless apologies of the banking royal commission

The useless apologies of the banking royal commission

As the "sorry" pageant rolls on, we have to remember the physical impossibility of apology in the mind of something not living.

Catalano's last-minute bid fails to stop Fairfax voting for Nine takeover

Catalano's last-minute bid fails to stop Fairfax voting for Nine takeover

The merger is officially on — despite a notable appeal from the former Domain CEO. So, what happens now?

Facebook in crisis: when a digital giant struggles for analogue solutions

Facebook in crisis: when a digital giant struggles for analogue solutions

As fallout from fake news and data privacy scandals continue to wear on Facebook, the company is finding that its challenges seem more like a feature than a bug in its business model.