Stephanie Tran

Stephanie is studying a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)/Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney. She has an interest in public interest investigative journalism. She was a finalist for the Walkley Student Journalist of the Year award in 2021. As a cadet reporter at MWM, she has built our database of grandfathered companies and their political donations.

Stephanie is studying a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)/Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology Sydney. She has an interest in public interest investigative journalism. She was a finalist for the Walkley Student Journalist of the Year award in 2021. As a cadet reporter at MWM, she has built our database of grandfathered companies and their political donations.


Star Track/Australia Post

Bizarrely, the government actually owns a company on the Secret Rich List as Australia Post acquired the "grandfathered" company Star...

Whither Democracy? Political donations triple as AEC prepares 2021 data drop

When the Australian Electoral Commission drops its political donations data tomorrow, it will almost certainly show that corporate donations are...

Rosemount Estate

Rosemount Estate was founded by the late Bob Oatley in 1974. The winery has moved from one prominent owner to...

Bill & Imelda Roche

Bill and Imelda Roche turned a small investment in American cosmetics business Nutrimedics into billion dollar property empire, Roche Group....

Ralph Sarich

Ralph Sarich rose to fame in the 1970s as the inventor of the Orbital Engine and Orbital Combustion Process. After...

Ramsay Health Care

Founded by one of Australia's largest Liberal Party donors, the late Paul Ramsay, Ramsay Health Care is the largest private...

Grahame Mapp

Grahame Mapp has been on every AFR rich list since it was first established in 1984. Mapp has business interests...

Buckeridge Family

Sam and Andrew Buckeridge are the sons of construction tycoon the late Len Buckeridge, the founder of Buckeridge Group of...

Nicholas Paspaley

Nicholas Paspaley is the director of Paspaley Pearling Company, Australia’s oldest and largest pearl producer. He has donated over $1.1...

Alan Rydge

Alan Rydge, chairman of Event Hospitality and Entertainment Ltd, controls Thredbo ski resort, 66 hotels including the Rydges group, the...

Bob Ell

Bob Ell began his career as a carpentry apprentice prior and founded Leda Holdings in 1976 to become of of...

Marc Besen

Top 200 Rich List (2020)No. of Dark Companies: 1 Political Donations since FY 1998-99 Rank: 35Highpoint Shopping Centres Pty. LimitedLabor...

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