Caymans company, Eastern Australia Irrigation, made a 200 per cent return from Australian water and cotton farms. Michael West reports on the serious accounting issues and fishy water valuationsRead More
by Michael West | May 4, 2019
“Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor”. This is a direct quote from the epic interview of Barnaby Joyce by Patricia Karvelas on ABC Radio last week. As is, “Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor”. Michael West reports on the unfolding #Watergate saga.Read More
by Michael West | May 1, 2019
Tony Abbott has come under pressure from Warringah independent, Zali Steggall, over the...Read More
by Michael West | Apr 21, 2019
It is extraordinary that the profit from Barnaby Joyce’s record payment for Australian water rights, an $80 million payment of taxpayers’ money, found its way to a company in the Cayman Islands which had been set up by Angus Taylor, a company at which Taylor had been a director for six yearsRead More
by Michael West | Apr 18, 2019
Quod ego dico, non quod ego faciam. That should be KPMG’s motto. Do what I say, not what I do. It has a ring to it, but more importantly, it goes to the heart of the firm’s business model: quae abscondam – hide stuff.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 26, 2019
The Big Four, the relentless architects of global tax avoidance, have returned to the insolvency business, despite selling out of it 15 years ago because of overweening conflicts of interests.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 8, 2019
John: Didn’t Kelly O’Dwyer put some sort of limit on how much you could end up with in your super fund?
Peter: Yes. She capped it at $1.6 million. From 1 July 2017.
John: $1.6 million? How many years is that going to take if you’re only allowed to put in $25,000 a year?
Peter: Sixty-four years Dad.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 2, 2019
The Coalition has just doubled all government debt accumulated since Federation. In under six years. Alan Austin reports.Read More
by Nathan Lynch | Feb 28, 2019
Financial crime expert, Nathan Lynch, follows up on his earlier report this week ‘Sluice...Read More
by Michael West | Feb 27, 2019
Premier Gladys Berejiklian cut the ribbon at the Northern Beaches Hospital on a Monday afternoon last November. Hours later, the hospital’s anaesthetists were demanding the private operator Healthscope fix staff shortages, equipment shortages, drug shortages.Read More
by Nathan Lynch | Feb 25, 2019
Most Aussies, especially first homebuyers, would be furious to learn they’re competing for houses with people who are trying to wash the proceeds of illicit drug sales, fraud or corruptionRead More
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