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Topic archives: Catherine Livingstone

The 2017 Crikeys: the best and worst of Aussie business

December 22, 2017 5

Adam Schwab tallies the great snubs and flubs of the business world in 2017.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 15, 2017 1

#MeToo comes to Oz ... Keneally scrubs her Twitter past ... Livingstone exits board ...

Commonwealth ‘culture’ inquiry — right idea, wrong inquirer

August 28, 2017 3

The banking regulator has announced it will conduct an independent inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank's culture. It's a good idea -- but someone else should be doing it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Remember when the CBA boss lectured unions about leadership best practice?

August 9, 2017 6

The Business Council is happy to rail at unions and demand transparency and leadership -- until it applies to their own members, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Think of the children: govt grasps at straws to sell budget

Think of the children: govt grasps at straws to sell budget

August 4, 2014 16

A desperate government won't get much help from the Business Council when it comes to intergenerational issues.

Australia must focus — or become an economic also-ran

Australia must focus — or become an economic also-ran

August 4, 2014

The government must embrace globalisation and digitalisation, and demonstrate focus and courage, to address a sharp decline in competitiveness, writes The Mandarin publisher Tom Burton.

Business Council goes back to the ’80s for its latest warning of woe

Business Council goes back to the ’80s for its latest warning of woe

July 29, 2014 10

The BCA's latest economic vision -- its second in a year -- is a return to the sort of thinking discredited in the 1980s, write Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer.

Tony ‘moral and correct’ Shepherd’s parting shot from BCA

Tony ‘moral and correct’ Shepherd’s parting shot from BCA

March 28, 2014 9

Tony Shepherd has left the Business Council demanding Labor "be held to account" for its fiscal decisions. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer wonder which decision those might be.

Cracks in the glass ceiling: women wielding power on boards

Cracks in the glass ceiling: women wielding power on boards

December 24, 2012 2

Female company directors control twice as much capital than their representation on ASX companies would suggest, suggesting the fight for boardroom equality is closer than first thought.

The Power Index: biz directors, Catherine Livingstone at #2

The Power Index: biz directors, Catherine Livingstone at #2

December 13, 2012 2

The status of women on boards hasn't shifted much since Catherine Livingstone successfully floated Cochlear for $127 million some 17 years ago. But now the Telstra chairman -- the title sits fine with her -- is leading the charge to bridge the boardroom gender divide.