From Hong Kong and Malaysia, from the tax havens of Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands and...Read More
by Sandi Keane | May 9, 2018
Does the Game of Mates extend to board appointments? According to Sherene Smith‘s research,...Read More
by Michael West | May 6, 2018
An entire industry has mushroomed around it. Platoons of remuneration consultants rubber-stamp it,...Read More
by Michael West | May 3, 2018
Senate hearing, April 24, 2018 Senator Lee Rhiannon: You have again repeated this supposed...Read More
by Michael West | May 1, 2018
Wherever taxpayer dollars up for grabs, rent-seekers will be there by the dozen. In Australia’s aged care sector, governments pick up some 70 per cent of the chit while private providers rake in the profits, often deploying aggressive tax avoidance schemes. The upshot is that taxpayers effectively get hit twice.Read More
by Michael West | Apr 10, 2018
Notwithstanding infidelity and the infamous boys’ night out, the union of Dean and Tracey on Married at First Sight appears to be similarly functional to the marriage of the Big Four peak body, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia with its New Zealand beau … that is, not very functional at all.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 31, 2018
Australians hold their young cricketers to a far higher standard than their politicians and business leaders. The following analysis of Cricket Australia, the sport’s governing body, is a case in point. We discovered a litany of rule-breaking.Read More
by Michael West | Mar 28, 2018
As retrenchments proceed apace in the old media sector, not everybody thinks the outlook for newspapers is bleak. We interview the chief executive of FairNews Corporation about his expansion plans, quality journalism and his radical plans for leveraging core competencies going forward.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 | Feb 27, 2018
Are doctors over-servicing? Are millions of people worldwide receiving stents with no benefit? Are...Read More
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New Michael West Podcast
Created by PodcastOne, this 3 part series looks into how Australia has gone from one of the cheapest countries in the world for energy to one of the most expensive, and reveals just what has happened with our gas and electricity supply and why we are on the verge of an energy crisis.