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Forget the GST, what about the Consolidations regime?

Crikey March 4, 2001

Whilst everyone focuses on the GST, a sleeper issue known as the Consolidations regime deserves a lot more mainstream media attention.

Media misses the issues as Japanese brewer raids Melbourne’s hot venues

Crikey February 4, 2001

With the exception of Hillary Bray, we don't break many yarns at Crikey, but the Lion Nathan pubs raid was a rare scoop so we've entered it in the Quill Awards this year.

Outsourced but then only offered 50% severance package

Crikey January 21, 2001

Crikey's fly on the wall at Westpac is not at all impressed with the IT outsourcing deal that is driving profits ever higher and giving staff limited options and entitlements.

“You’re dead meat” – Tilley told Crikey

Crikey January 21, 2001

With Merrill Lynch Australia desperately trying to stem the bad publicity and mass defections to Johnson Taylor, it is time for Crikey to reveal the amazing threats he made to us.

Whitlam as bad as Labor’s branch stackers

Crikey December 17, 2000

The NRMA appears to have perpetrated a big stitch up on Crikey by using 163 million open votes against us after imploring shareholders to "only tick three boxes".

Government underwritten super funds are going down with Rupert

Crikey December 17, 2000

Rear Window has to offer $100 a day to the best contributor to produce its daily column in the Fin Review these days. Crikey can also do the occasional business gossip column without bribing anyone.

Shareholders lose $1 billion and debate quality rises

Crikey December 17, 2000

The Orica AGM in Sydney on December 21 was one of the best we've seen for quality debate this season.

Best reaction yet from shareholders but media get stuck in

Crikey December 17, 2000

The David Jones AGM on December 11 was one of the best of the season in terms of good debate but despite an apparent majority of votes from the floor, only 13 per cent of proxy votes were in Crikey's favour.

Needs proxies for Lion Nathan, Permanent and Oroton

Crikey December 3, 2000

The AGM season for 2000 is largely over but there are still plenty of fun and games to be had at upcoming meetings so check out the calendar and see where you could help out.

Westfield, DJs, NRMA and ComBank are convicted censors

Crikey December 3, 2000

Some of our top companies are so embarrassed about the things they get up to that they refuse to allow external candidates to explain their platform to shareholders.