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The force behind competition queen Gina Cass-Gottlieb

ACCC chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb is working harder than she ever has in her career, and the results are showing on the scoreboard, with wins including tougher merger laws, and a $120 million penalty against Qantas this past week.

  • by Anne Hyland



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Render of Salvo’s Moray House.

‘Investors are back’: Wary apartment developers crank up new projects

There are glimmers of hope in the development market after a savage few years.

  • by Nicole Lindsay
Bill Gates’ megayacht is on the market.

Bill Gates to sell $1.1 billion green megayacht – before it’s even set sail

The world’s fourth-richest man is offloading his floating palace, but it comes at a rocky time for the yacht industry.

  • by Luke Barr

Opinion & Perspectives

Many of us aren’t engaged at work. What’s so bad about that?

A significant number of the workforce have always seen work as a means to an end, rather than an end in and of itself.

Jim Bright
Jim Bright

Careers contributor

Should you hire for equity or for excellence?

Should the focus of recruitment be on ensuring fairness and inclusion, or on securing the highest level of individual talent? Is there a way to hire for both?

Lauren Anderson

Warren Buffett has a $285 billion problem

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has become too big, and it’s getting bigger by the day. It makes it a lot less exciting.

Justin Fox

Banking & finance



The memorial service to celebrate the life of billionaire Lang Walker was held at Sydney Town Hall.

A force of nature with a wry smile: Lang Walker remembered

Billionaire and philanthropist Lang Walker was remembered as a transformative force in Australia’s urban landscape at a memorial service at Sydney Town Hall on Friday.

  • by Colin Kruger and Carolyn Cummins
From left to right: Former Fortescue executives, Bart Kolodziejczyk and Michael Masterman’s start-up Element Zero has plans for a $US2.1 billion green iron processing plant in the Pilbara.

The iron men with a $3 billion plan to save the planet

Two former Fortescue executives want to reduce the enormous carbon footprint of iron ore, Australia’s most lucrative export industry. It’ll cost at least $3 billion.

  • by Anne Hyland

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