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‘Immoral’: how big retailers are using COVID-19 to squeeze suppliers

Australia's biggest retailers are using COVID-19 as an excuse with their suppliers to demand heavy discounts and delay payments.

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What next for the Australian skies?

Virgin Australia’s chief executive Paul Scurrah believes the company could have new owners in as little as 2 months and it is predicted that unemployment will reach 10% by June.

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Hang on a snippet. News media calls win over tech giants too soon

Australian news publishers are excited about a mandatory code of conduct for Google and Facebook, but they should prepare for a fight.

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Drama, drama everywhere

A staffer for Scott Morrison has publicly apologised for sending an advanced digital copy of Malcolm Turnbull’s new book to 59 friends and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been ordered to develop a mandatory code of conduct between tech giants such as Facebook and Google and news media companies.

ACCC clears Pacific Mags sale, offering template for more media mergers

The ACCC has approved the sale of Seven's Pacific Magazines to its rival Bauer, citing declines in circulation and revenue.

AAP Chairman Campbell Reid and Nine Entertainment CEO Hugh Marks (Images: AAP/Mick Tsikas and AAP/Joel Carrett)

Democracy dies in darkness — but as AAP shows, it can be seriously hurt in daylight

With Nine and News Corp preparing to shutter Australian Associated Press, the ACCC must intervene.

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Two injured, one killed: the new Takata airbag threat that fell between the cracks

BMW and Australia’s vehicle safety regulators are set to be at the centre of a NSW coroner’s inquest into what appears to be Australia’s second Takata airbag fatality.

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The fined art of fleecing customers

Good morning, early birds. NAB allegedly breached the law 12,347 times and could face a billion-dollar fine, and the Reserve Bank of Australia is open to cutting rates again. It’s the news you need to know, with Charlie Lewis.

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Confessions of a whistleblower: ‘Sometimes you just have to be able to live with yourself’

Following mounting concerns about the handling of faulty Takata airbags, an ACCC worker tells Inq how he tried to raise the alarm — and what happened next.

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Confessions of a whistleblower: ‘I had no option … lives were going to be lost’

An ACCC worker turned to whistleblowing as an “absolute last resort”. The personal and professional fallout has been swift and brutal — and as he tells Inq, the experience is far from over.