Topic archives: Australia Post

Tips and rumours

August 2, 2017 2

John Lloyd loves the IPA ... Fahour's revolving door ... Kelly's bad taste ...

Labor looks for revenge in Gillespie High Court challenge

July 7, 2017 8

The decision to challenge National MP David Gillespie's eligibility to sit in Parliament is the same sort of tactic Tony Abbott used against Labor. What goes around, comes around.

The simultaneous rise and fall of the Fahour brothers

July 6, 2017 1

Ahmed Fahour quit his role at AusPost after a public outcry, while Ali Fahour is now unemployed and banned from playing football for life.

Sinister threats on both sides over online GST proposal

April 19, 2017 12

Ebay has threatened that it will cut off Australian consumers rather than be forced to collect GST. But the Australian Retailers Association is threatening MPs who dare vote against the proposal that it is paying close attention.

Good riddance to Ahmed Fahour

February 24, 2017 12

Though Fahour certainly went down boasting.

AusPost’s object lesson in the Streisand Effect

February 10, 2017 1

Now, all of Parliament seems in complete agreement that Ahmed Fahour is paid way too much.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 10, 2017 2

Australia Post's bad week ... Andrew Laming shifts teacher fight to unions ... Old Macdonald wants his Gold Pass ...

Postage pays

February 8, 2017 3

Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour has had an $800,000 raise in four years.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

February 8, 2017 1

Fahour's pay explained ... Warnie(ey?) uncut ... sing out ...

AusPost fails to deliver the goods on CEO pay packet

December 19, 2016 7

Despite having one of the highest-paid executives in the country, AusPost is even refusing to tell taxpayers exactly how much they are paying him.

AusPost outsources IT, claims it is no longer accountable to citizens

July 14, 2016

Australia Post says it can't possibly respond to Freedom of Information requests anymore, it's all too hard. The Information Commissioner politely disagrees.

Cashed-up mandarins: which public servants have the fattest wallets?

Cashed-up mandarins: which public servants have the fattest wallets?

March 24, 2016 6

Counting down the six best-paid public servants in Australia.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

March 17, 2016 7

James Paterson's friends ... problems with George Christensen ... AusPost wants your metadata ...

Mayne: the top 25 female directors of 2015

November 24, 2015

Crikey founder Stephen Mayne's top 25 for 2015.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

May 18, 2015 2

Was Australia Post hacked? ... Treasury secretary sticks the boot in ... Labor Herald has a Facebook presence ...

Japan Post deal tolls an ominous note for Australia Post

Japan Post deal tolls an ominous note for Australia Post

February 18, 2015 6

Last year's free trade agreement with Japan has inspired a business acquisition that could spell doom for Australia Post.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 3, 2014 3

Looking for deep throat ... Australia Post avoiding paying GST? ... don't say Liberal in Victoria ...

Keep AusPost public

September 8, 2014 2

Crikey readers have their say about Australia Post and the DLP.

Essential: Shorten takes the lead, and who should pay more tax?

Essential: Shorten takes the lead, and who should pay more tax?

May 13, 2014

Bill Shorten has taken a narrow lead as preferred PM, today's Essential Report shows, as Tony Abbott falls deep into negative approval territory.

Lest we forget to pay: how Anzac Day became a commercial enterprise

Lest we forget to pay: how Anzac Day became a commercial enterprise

February 20, 2014 25

Organisations are flogging memorabilia and governments are spending millions on the Anzac century. Army veteran and Lowy military fellow James Brown asks: why can't we remember without spending up?