If you ever wondered how much the Packers made from winning the Super League war in the 1990s, you need look no further than today’s $1.97 billion bid by News Ltd to take over Consolidated Media Holdings.
Independent brewery Little Creatures, which was started only 12 years ago by three beer enthusiasts who dreamt of creating the perfect ale, has backed a foreign takeover offer that values the company at more than $380 million.
The Brisbane-based mining tycoon now owns seven residential properties – five of which have been picked up very cheaply this year.
Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's bid to score a seat — or two — on the board of Fairfax Media looks increasingly likely after she lifted her stake in the company to over 15% overnight. So just who would director Rinehart be dealing with in the boardroom?
Just because Power Players have power doesn't means others won't have a big problem with them from time to time. Power Players look a problem directly in the face.
If we learnt anything from David Cameron's appearance before the Leveson Inquiry last night it is that he and the Murdochs were even closer than we thought.
It was Mussolini who famously claimed to have made the trains run on time. Had Il Duce actually achieved that and been around in 2012 to run Victoria's Metro train system, he may have been able to make a bit of cash on the side.
There's a few things 36-year-old coal billionaire Nathan Tinkler will miss when he moves to Singapore: the surf at Newcastle, our wonderful beaches, and not being able to drive faster than 90km/h in his fleet of Ferraris, or his Bugatti Veyron.
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