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Elite directors form conga line to defend their pals at Hardie

Elite directors form conga line to defend their pals at Hardie

The seven non-executive directors of former asbestos producer James Hardie received glowing references from Australia's business elite, highlighting a failure by their peers to understand the repercussions of their actions.

Greg Baxter escapes the Hardie blame game

Greg Baxter escapes the Hardie blame game

The banning and fining of 9 blokes and Meredith Hellicar over the James Hardie debacle appears to have ignored the source of the original "fully funded" asbestos claims.

AWB charges welcome, but what about the board?

AWB charges welcome, but what about the board?

AWB started paying bribes to Saddam Hussein's regime way back in mid-1999. More than eight years, $300 million and a Royal Commission later, we finally have these charges laid against six blokes by ASIC yesterday, writes Stephen Mayne.