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Business Council chair unavailable to show value for taxpayer dollars

Business Council chair unavailable to show value for taxpayer dollars

The Business Council demands maximum value for taxpayers' money. Funny that its chairman, Grant King, isn't so interested in demonstrating that about a colossal handout from the government to a small charity.

After an unfair coup, Grant King should be re-appointed to the BHP board

After an unfair coup, Grant King should be re-appointed to the BHP board

Grant King's ignominious exit from the BHP Billiton board may have been a big moment for director accountability in Australia, but it was an entirely inconsistent one.

The 2017 Crikeys: the best and worst of Aussie business

The 2017 Crikeys: the best and worst of Aussie business

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

King deposed, business lobby in tatters

King deposed, business lobby in tatters

The Business Council of Australia has major problems, with chair Grant King bailing out on a short-lived board position with BHP, and CBA head Ian Narev struggling with the money laundering crisis, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Diversity in the country’s top boardroom?

Diversity in the country’s top boardroom?

With Catherine Livingstone’s term as BCA president coming to an end last year, Grant King ended up in the role.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Bruce McWilliam palling around with jailbirds ... Skye Leckie unloads on Tim Worner ... more cuts coming to public service? ...

New Business Council boss, more of the same

New Business Council boss, more of the same

At a time when the Business Council desperately needs new thinking, another old white male from traditional corporate Australia takes over, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Business bites: Origin bashed … dividends slashed … Amplify crashed …

Business bites: Origin bashed … dividends slashed … Amplify crashed …

Amplify becomes another Murdoch failure. And other business tidbits of the day.

Gottliebsen: who’ll take the CSG blame?

Gottliebsen: who’ll take the CSG blame?

When I attacked the $50 billion coal seam gas industry’s management practices I knew there would be a sharp reaction but I was surprised at what happened, writes Robert Gottliebsen, of Business Spectator.