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Qantas CEO Alan Joyce at the AFR Business Summit in Sydney. (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

How much could businesses save if all CEOs took an Alan Joyce-style pay cut?

Alan Joyce will forfeit $3.3 million of his salary after news coronavirus has hurt Qantas' business. What if other CEOs followed suit?

Minister for Energy Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Anti-wind report powered Angus Taylor's career. But who wrote it and why?

An Inq investigation into questionable figures used by Energy Minister Angus Taylor to discredit the wind industry raises questions about the role of Taylor’s former employer.

Who is the Australian billionaire who just hired Julie Bishop?

Bishop will bring 'unparalleled expertise' as Lex Greensill pitches his controversial finance company to Canberra.

Minister for Science Karen Andrews (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The face of Scomo's climate evolution no stranger to party struggles

Science Minister Karen Andrews defiantly stands against her colleagues on climate change. But is she backing that up with any action?

Lachlan, Rupert and James Murdoch

Is a change in climate coming to News Corp?

James Murdoch has laid bare divisions on climate crisis within the media empire. Will it amount to any real change?

Only Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson (right) was game enough to raise the issue of political donations by the big four.

If only the big four consulting firms loved transparency as much as schmoozing politicians

Some of our biggest political donors and key policy advisers operate without the kind of basic transparency that we expect of corporations.

CEO of the Australian Industry Group Innes Willox (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

One rule of law for you, another for me?

A peak employer group that calls for the 'rule of law' to be applied to unions is less enthusiastic about business being exposed to the law.

Steller's Simon Pitard and Nicholas Smedley (Image: Steller)

A Steller collapse: big names, monied families, lots of pain

The Steller Property Group has gone bust, owing investors millions of dollars. How did it all go so badly?

Nick Xenophon (Image: AAP/Tracey Nearmy)

Nick Xenophon seeks the spotlight yet again

Nick Xenophon says his new law firm won't be afraid to defend its clients publicly. Given his behaviour during his time in politics, we can't say we're surprised.

Chief executive of News Corp Robert Thomson (Image: AAP/David Crosling)

News Corp heads make another killing at payday

Along with the Murdochs, News Corp CEO Robert Thomson brought home an extravagant pay package in 2018-19. Just don't expect to hear about it in The Herald Sun.