February 23, 2018 12
When company tax cut spruikers insist the low rate of tax actually paid by companies is because they don't make profits, some scepticism is warranted.
February 15, 2018
Good morning, early birds. The Senate has put the kybosh on a plan to sequester 70 gigalitres of water in the Murray-Darling Basin for irrigators. Plus, the Barnaby Joyce circus shows no sign of packing up anytime soon. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
September 15, 2017
Marriage equality = teenage orgies? ... Michaelia Cash, sudden feminist ... kicked by the flying kangaroo ...
August 16, 2017
Lockheed's new BFF ... Qantas' frequent flyer problems ... QUT tells students to vote for marriage equality, then backtracks ...
May 26, 2017 16
Qantas is prepared to go to great lengths to appease Court.
May 11, 2017 8
The "respectful debate" on marriage equality reaches absurdity in Australia with a pie in Qantas CEO Alan Joyce's face.
April 19, 2017
Events at the Macquarie Atlas Roads AGM in Sydney last Thursday should give us pause to reflect on the fees paid to businesses and CEOs.
April 4, 2017
Qantas revealed full passenger names and frequent flyer numbers to a passenger flying in Western Australia last week.
March 20, 2017 5
After taking aim at Telstra for supporting marriage equality, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton turned his attack to Qantas' Alan Joyce.
March 20, 2017 7
What is it about Joyce? ... goss from the Quills ... Jillian Skinner replacement raises eyebrows ...
February 28, 2017 3
The airline Norwegian is shaking up the aviation industry, exploiting opportunities to do to established carriers what Qantas wanted to do years ago.
December 9, 2016 6
Atlassian is so innovative it did not pay corporate tax in Australia in 2014-15.
February 22, 2016
Prepare for 10 days of big data releases. And other business tidbits of the day.
December 7, 2015 1
Do you go full-service or low-cost carrier? Both have drawbacks. But there might yet be a way to score a reasonable fare for summer travel.
November 18, 2015 1
Peppa Pig wins this round. And other business tidbits of the day.
August 21, 2015
The darlings of Wall Street, Apple, Netflix, Twitter and Amazon, have plunged. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
June 10, 2015
Qantas and Virgin are rolling back cheap airfares. And that is very bad news for the flying public.
May 14, 2015
OPEC is sticking it to US shale-oil producers. And other business tidbits of the day.
April 30, 2015
Australia is about to get a lot more wide-body airplanes. Unfortunately, they won't be any roomier.
April 27, 2015 3
Hard-hitting business journalism is more important than ever, with businesses flagrantly running roughshod over Parliament. But there are fewer and fewer journos up to (and supported in) the task.