Author: Michael West

Chevron parents leave ATO an orphan

Secretive oil major Chevron Corp has taken the art of tax avoidance to its ultimate form thanks to a scheme so aggressive that it goes beyond merely reducing exposure to income tax, but rather, has been designed to make a profit...

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William Hill having a bob each way

If you were running a book for the Golden Hypocrites Bookies Stakes you would have to price William Hill at onerously short odds. Punter Richard Irvine got a letter from Australia’s largest online bookmaker asking him to...

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When ‘big law’ turns to bullying

It took a government to bring down Big Tobacco but there’s no bringing down Big Law. On the same day the High Court delivered its astounding judgment, tossing out the challenge to plain packaging laws this week, there was...

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Revolving Doors

24 Former Australian politicians with links to fossil fuel & resource extraction industries.


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