Just imagine having your KPIs linked to Sandilands’ diet. This is the guy who was described by one former colleague as ‘‘that bearded lump of cholesterol’’.
As a slide in BHP Billiton’s share price that began in London on Tuesday night spilled into the local market on Wednesday morning, BHP and advisers began asking the obvious question: were BHP shareholders giving the group’s demerger plan the thumbs down?
A new bulk-grain export terminal would be built at Geelong - Victoria's fourth such terminal - under a proposal revealed on Wednesday by grain marketer Bunge Australia.
Despite aggressive anti-tobacco legislation, teenagers are still purchasing illegal original branded cigarette packets, claiming that the original packaging makes them “cooler.”
On this day 99 years ago the Sydney Morning Herald reported the results of the latest aerial attacks on London by German Zeppelins, the monstrous rigid airships pioneered by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in 1895 after more than two decades of research.
Australia’s sharemarket has closed at its highest since the global financial crisis, despite the second-biggest company on the ASX, BHP BIlliton, posting its biggest fall in five months.
Wesfarmers boss Richard Goyder has painted himself as the ‘'shareholders’ friend'’ after thrusting a further $1.1 billion in special dividends into investors’ pockets, while also vowing he won't pay silly prices for a bolt-on acquisition with the piles of cash still sitting on the conglomerate’s balance sheet.
Muslim leaders across Australia have denounced as unjust, unjustified and hypocritical proposed new counter-terrorism laws and they have refused to "rubber-stamp" them for the government.
The poor financial health of News Corp Australia's newspapers has been exposed by the release of confidential documents showing continuing losses at its flagship publication The Australian, diving profits for its tabloids, and swingeing job cuts.
The Ice Bucket challenge that has famous Americans self-drenching in ice-cold water for charity has jumped the Pacific Ocean and found its way to the highest echelons of Australian politics.
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