Gordon Fell, founder of the Rubicon Property Group, was one of the brightest and the best: a former Rhodes Scholar, a director of the Smith Family, chairman of Opera Australia and a trustee of Sydney Grammar School.
Powerbrokers stood their ground on opposing sides of the productivity debate, Gina Rinehart's legal woes hit the headlines and 35,000 public service workers protested in Sydney: these are The Power Index's top picks of people who mattered this week.
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