Author: Michael Sainsbury

Qantas gilds lily on Macau lobsters deal with Triads

“Possibly the most expensive crustaceans in history at roughly $4,000 per lobster”. Qantas took a multi-million dollar hit to its bottom line as it engaged in a drawn-out contractual battle with its Macau freight partner, JetFast Limited, a company which had financial backing from the son of an accused Triad kingpin.

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Crown Resorts board: is Orange the New Black?

Where does “the buck” stop? When it comes to corporations, the buck stops with the board. This is why directors are paid big bucks. They are ultimately responsible when allegations of corruption arise, as has been the case this week with dramatic revelations of Crown Resorts facilitating organised crime. Michael Sainsbury reports.

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Revolving Doors

Australian politicians and bureaucrats with links to fossil fuel & resource extraction industries.


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Top 40 Tax Dodgers for 2019


Who are Australia’s biggest Corporate Tax Dodgers using 4 years Australian Tax Office transparency data.

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The Kitchen Table Series

A series of articles covering Franking Credits

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