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Business for Qantas can never be the same again

Ben Sandilands April 8, 2009

The old pyramid shaped revenue model where most of the money was made from the smallest cadre of high fare paying frequent flyers was fatally wounded by the rise of low cost carriers.

NBN will be viable … but not Telstra

Bernard Keane April 8, 2009

Getting infrastructure right in Australia is hard. It’s easy to bag politicians but the maths is always against them, writes Bernard Keane.

Justice fails in Indonesia

Ben Sandilands April 7, 2009

The most guilty party in the March 2007 crash of a Garuda 737 at Yogyakarta which killed 5 Australians escaped punishment in Indonesia today. That party was the airline, Garuda.

Secret police enforce airport parking monopoly

Crikey April 6, 2009 1 Comment

Efforts by airport management to maximise returns on parking are bordering on what many might say is questionable behaviour, writes John Mellor.

Where is the OHS report into Beaconsfield disaster?

Crikey April 6, 2009

Since the 2006 rockfall at Beaconsfield Mine in Tasmania, the public has received limited information, writes Kevin Jones.

Channel Seven to buy Fairfax?

Crikey April 6, 2009

Citigroup research released over the weekend lays out the case for a complex bid by the Seven Network to buy Fairfax Media, writes Glenn Dyer.

Can shopping cure breast cancer?

Crikey June 30, 2008 1 Comment

Women can feel good about buying that new lippy, designer handbag or diamond watch because the girlish pink hue confirms you aren’t just shopping, but making a valuable donation. But how much of your money is actually going to a breast cancer charity? asks Becky Freeman.

Housing stress and marginals: everyone’s under the pump

Crikey July 16, 2007

Housing affordability is one of the key national talking points ahead of the federal election, but how important will it be on election day? Who holds the electorates that are experiencing the most severe housing stress, and who stands to gain the most from talking up a solution?

Killing Heidi goes vertical with Village Roadshow

Crikey February 14, 2000

Currently number one on the ARIA charts, Killing Heidi -- or more importantly the relationship between Killing Heidi and their record label Village Roadshow -- provide a glimpse of the future of pop music in Australia.

Crikey goes inside a $32 billion law suit against our biggest bank

Crikey February 14, 2000

Has the National told shareholders "the whole story"? Does this issue have the potential to cause Australia's biggest bank much grief this year. You be the judge.