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Nick Xenophon seeks the spotlight yet again

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.

News Corp heads make another killing at payday

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.

Board to death: how long should company directors hang around?

Board to death: how long should company directors hang around?

Some Australian chairmen and directors have been sitting on boards for decades. When is it time to move on?

Martyn Iles, the youthful face of the Christian right

Martyn Iles, the youthful face of the Christian right

Martyn Iles stepped in when GoFundMe dropped Israel Folau's campaign. Who is the new face of the Australian Christian Lobby?

The endless disquiet of John Setka

The endless disquiet of John Setka

After years of controversies, John Setka seems to have set the hatchet on himself.

Once again, the AFR Rich List misses the point

Once again, the AFR Rich List misses the point

The Australian Financial Review thinks that its annual Rich List celebrates Australia's 'opportunity society'. In reality it is contemptuous of the struggles of regular Australians.

A step to the right: Lachlan Murdoch's more conservative News Corp

A step to the right: Lachlan Murdoch's more conservative News Corp

Lachlan Murdoch's News Corp is shaping up to be even more right-wing than his father's.

Australia gets new Beijing envoy as Morrison tries second China 'reset'

Australia gets new Beijing envoy as Morrison tries second China 'reset'

After a tumultuous few years, incoming ambassador Graham Fletcher inherits a job that will require the navigation of some fraught waters

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop's shoes

What we know so far about the woman stepping into Julie Bishop's shoes

Celia Hammond is walking into one of the safest Coalition seats in the country. Will she win it?

Australia's ruling class is in denial. The AFR's business summit proves it.

Australia's ruling class is in denial. The AFR's business summit proves it.

Australia's business elite remains convinced all it needs to do to restore community trust is offer a better "narrative". It's a view only the deeply delusional and out of touch could possibly hold.