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Inside the spin: how PR agencies handled some of Australia’s biggest controversies

Inside the spin: how PR agencies handled some of Australia’s biggest controversies

Last week, Crikey took you behind the process those consultants usually take when dealing with personal reputation crises. Today, we have a look at some of Australia's biggest controversies, and how spinners managed them.

The brothel has closed, now Pratt’s lover looks at bankruptcy

The brothel has closed, now Pratt’s lover looks at bankruptcy

Could Australia's most famous prostitute be on the brink of bankruptcy? Tax consultant and former ATO audit manager Chris Seage reports.

Why the Grollo business is a smooth operation

Why the Grollo business is a smooth operation

If anyone wants a textbook example of how to run a succession strategy, they should look to Melbourne property developer Bruno Grollo.

Pratts protect their fortune — but at an ugly cost

Pratts protect their fortune — but at an ugly cost

Money might not bring happiness, but it does allow you to make problems go away.

BRW lists Pratt fortune at $4.6bn: meet the ex-Penthouse Pet who wants a piece

BRW lists Pratt fortune at $4.6bn: meet the ex-Penthouse Pet who wants a piece

The new BRW Rich List estimates the Pratt fortune at $4.6bn. But we presume there's one particular variable that the magazine didn't factor into their calculations: Madison Ashton, writes Chris Seage.

Graeme Samuel breaks his silence on Pratt controversy

Graeme Samuel breaks his silence on Pratt controversy

Samuel wants to clear the air over a bitter controversy over attempts to lay criminal charges against Richard Pratt, reports Business Spectator.

BRW Rich List 200: a sneak peek

BRW Rich List 200: a sneak peek

On Thursday, BRW magazine will release its annual Rich 200 edition, which promises to be one of most fascinating in years. James Thomson provides a sneak peak.

John Howard loses car at Pratt’s funeral

John Howard loses car at Pratt’s funeral

Our former PM has a "senior moment" at Richard Pratt's funeral.

Confusion reigns amid Australia’s GFC bandaids

Confusion reigns amid Australia’s GFC bandaids

The Prime Minister now seems to enjoy messing with the collective mind of the entire electorate.

Richard Pratt’s OA is MIA

Richard Pratt’s OA is MIA

Sorry John Howard, but Richard Pratt does not deserve the posthumous return of his Order of Australia.