Sydney Democracy Network
by Sandi Keane | Apr 28, 2018
In the light of the yet to be published report on the social and economic benefits of the NBN,...Read More
by Michael West | Apr 25, 2018
The banks will fight it tooth and nail. Australia Post is considering becoming a bank, a move which could deliver significant competition to the country’s banking oligopoly through lower fees and lower-cost mortgages.Read More
by Michael West | Apr 23, 2018
A phalanx of forty lawyers will parade into a Sydney courtroom this morning to spar over the...Read More
by Michael West | Apr 21, 2018
There has been great surprise at the revelations of bad behaviour by this country’s biggest...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Apr 20, 2018
It is clear that the “misconduct” of the senior executives of AMP is far worse than the “misconduct” of the senior executives of Rio Tinto and the revelation of this misconduct by the Royal Commission had a material effect on the share price of AMP shares.Read More
by Michael West | Apr 17, 2018
The number one weapon of the multinational tax avoider is secrecy. Together with tougher...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Apr 13, 2018
Heads you win, tails we lose. Is this a guiding principle in the privatisation of Australia’s biggest infrastructure project, WestConnex? As laid out in our “Blind Faith” investigation, the government of NSW has tilted the playing field in favour of WestConnex bidders thanks to a scheme to artificially make the tollroads longer, and by jacking up both the number of roads tolled and the tolls themselves.Read More
by Michael West | Apr 8, 2018
The taxman is tougher on small business than big business, of that there is no doubt. Here are two short stories: one of Susan and Greg, a couple from Queensland who lost their house after running a cafe for 16 yearsRead More
by Michael West | Apr 6, 2018
UK betting giant, William Hill, is selling out of its Australian gambling operation, this country’s biggest, while it is under investigation by the Tax Office, likely for dubious transactions exposed here.Read More
by Sandi Keane | Apr 4, 2018
In the endless election cycle that Australian politics has become, Malcolm Turnbull is facing a...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Apr 1, 2018
Paul Budde, one of the world’s foremost telecommunications management and business consultants,...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Mar 28, 2018
Having failed to convince the last of the independents, Derryn Hinch and Tim Storer, to pass its...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Mar 16, 2018
When the US Gallup organisation published the results of its 2017 ‘State of the Global Workplace’...Read More
by Michael West | Mar 15, 2018
Senator Kimberley Kitching: “So, they are the owners of your company. Have you met...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Mar 13, 2018
“The trade deal known as TPP-11 delivers financial benefits to some 100,000 people in...Read More
by Michael West | Mar 13, 2018
A mad pursuit and a “non-denial denial” prove the government of NSW has artificially...Read More
by Sandi Keane | Mar 5, 2018
Two weeks ago, Australia slipped further down the rankings in the international corruption index....Read More
by Michael West | Feb 27, 2018
Are doctors over-servicing? Are millions of people worldwide receiving stents with no benefit? Are...Read More
by Michael West | Feb 24, 2018
When is a sale not a sale? When it’s an Origin Energy sale. Gas giant ConocoPhillips bought...Read More
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