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No need for business cases when the Nats go pig shooting

No need for business cases when the Nats go pig shooting

No need to bother with the business case when it comes to Nationals-administered grants programs, it seems.

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

The Bux stops here: start-up that raised $65m goes bust

The Bux stops here: start-up that raised $65m goes bust

A Federal Court judge has slammed Bux Global for unfulfilled promises. The start-up has now been placed into liquidation.

Foxtel marketing shake-up raises questions about company plans

Foxtel marketing shake-up raises questions about company plans

Foxtel's chief marketing officer, Andy Lark, lasted just 10 months in the role before leaving the company. His replacement will have added pressure to turn Foxtel's fortunes around.

How can Fairfax-Nine avoid the same fate as Seven West Media?

How can Fairfax-Nine avoid the same fate as Seven West Media?

The bottom line for Nine-Fairfax is that it will have to avoid being a typical Australian media merger that destroys value, rather than creates it.

Nine-Fairfax merger documents confirm Nine's intended prize

Nine-Fairfax merger documents confirm Nine's intended prize

The recently released Nine-Fairfax merger scheme has put the combined value of Stan and Domain at close to $2 billion. That dwarfs the value of Fairfax's newspaper services.

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

Our democracy has failed — time for an independent climate action body

It's time for a Reserve Bank-style independent body on climate change that reflects our longstanding belief that some issues are too important to be left to politicians.

Salary watch: Nine CEO Hugh Marks' remuneration on the up and up

Salary watch: Nine CEO Hugh Marks' remuneration on the up and up

Hugh Marks has improved his pay packet on the previous financial year, but what will happen when the Fairfax takeover is finalised?

How much will the royal commission end up costing the banks?

How much will the royal commission end up costing the banks?

A potential $1 billion refund request from ASIC will lead many to think the banks are being penalised. This is far from the case.

It's time for a reckoning on FOFA

It's time for a reckoning on FOFA

The major bank lobby group now wants to fix the Future of Financial Advice framework, but it was one of the major players in trying to water it down as much possible. It owes the community an apology.