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The terrible history of Roger Corbett’s ‘separate but equal’ philosophy

Michael Bradley September 21, 2017 21 Comments

Corbett's justification for denying equal marriage rights to LGBTI people, you see, is an old, old sociological theory, one you don’t hear expounded these days outside a One Nation rally.

Business bites: Corbett returns … drug pusher never learns … UK austerity burns …

Glenn Dyer November 24, 2015 1 Comment

Roger Corbett is back at Woolies. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Mayne: revealing the top listed chairs who were rushed into the job

Mayne: revealing the top listed chairs who were rushed into the job

Stephen Mayne March 31, 2015 1 Comment

The Australian Shareholders' Association recommends someone be on a board for three to four years before nailing the top spot, but here are some chairs who got their feet under the desk quick smart.

Mayne: Corbett finally backs a successor at Fairfax

Mayne: Corbett finally backs a successor at Fairfax

Stephen Mayne March 27, 2015

It can be tricky to find a suitable board replacement for yourself, but Roger Corbett has finally done it.

Mayne: Gina Rinehart the wildcard at upcoming Fairfax AGM

Mayne: Gina Rinehart the wildcard at upcoming Fairfax AGM

Stephen Mayne October 8, 2014 4 Comments

Will Roger Corbett be staying on as chairman of the Fairfax board? Or more importantly: does Gina Rinehart want him to?

BHP, Rio Tinto deliberately sinking the price of iron ore

BHP, Rio Tinto deliberately sinking the price of iron ore

Glenn Dyer September 10, 2014 7 Comments

It's not greedy unionists or meddling governments that have caused a slump in iron ore prices -- the smoking gun is in the hands of Rio, BHP, Fortescue and Vale.

ABC defends Corbett interview: no need to quiz guests on party links

ABC defends Corbett interview: no need to quiz guests on party links

Matthew Knott September 6, 2013 12 Comments

Fairfax chairman Roger Corbett got people fired up earlier this week with some stinging comments about Kevin Rudd. Should the ABC have probed his political connections?

Crikey says: Independent. Sometimes.

Crikey September 4, 2013 17 Comments

Is there a more entertaining MP than Bob Katter? Guy Rundle went north to find out. On economic growth, Bernard Keane proves, Labor produced the goods. Why the school curriculum is far from left-leaning. Homelessness and the campaign -- nobody's home. And James Button on the death of political speeches.

Tips and rumours

Crikey May 20, 2013 2 Comments

Roger Corbett heading for the Fairfax exit? ... courts stacked with Labor favourites? ... Penny "Pansy" Wong mystery put to rest ...

The Power Index: biz directors, Roger Corbett at #9

The Power Index: biz directors, Roger Corbett at #9

Andrew Crook November 28, 2012 3 Comments

From former Woolworths boss to chairman of a failing media brand, Roger Corbett's stocks have fallen dramatically in recent years. But he remains among the most powerful business directors in the country through a wide-ranging collection of ASX gigs.