It's only taken 107 years, but Cricket Australia is finally set to appoint a woman to its board. The move follows considerable pressure on the organisation to attract a more diverse group of individuals to the table.
Daily Telegraph editor Paul Whittaker's place in News Limited's power structure has received a major boost this morning following the departure of Sunday Telegraph editor Neil Breen after six years editing the country's top-selling paper.
The past isn’t what it used to be. Once upon a time, digging up old stories about leaders -- business or political -- was a difficult, slow, painstaking job. But this digital world is different. If you think you have closed the lid on a long-distant problem and nailed it shut, think again.
The Olympics may soon be over but there’s more fun on the way. In three months time, the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption will open public hearings into the granting of coal exploration licences in the Bylong valley, north east of Mudgee. And you can guarantee former Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid will be leading the field.
Yesterday, Fairfax's top editors resigned as the company continued its push into the online era. That's created a new power triumvirate of Greg Hywood, Garry Linnell and Jack Matthews.
The radical, brutal restructuring of Fairfax Media's metropolitan mastheads that was unveiled today is an inevitable and unavoidable, and belated, acceptance of the new media realities. It's also Fairfax's last desperate chance of saving two once-great Australian mastheads.
James Packer certainly can't match his famous father for clout. But the war he's waging to build a second Sydney casino shows that he comes from the same powerful gene pool. And it proves the Packer name still rings loud with the nation's decision makers.
If you want to see a pretty pack of pollies, you need look no further than James Packer's new political mates. The billionaire's offices in Sydney's Park Street are now becoming a stronghold for the Labor Party in exile.
It's been about a decade since anyone admitted it but someone has finally gone on the record to make the connection between right-wing think tank the Institute of Public Affairs and Big Tobacco.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard finally gets some good news, AEC talks voting numbers and Google's Australia chief wants more local tech innovation.
Budget night is the chance for tired journos, advisers and APS staffers to kick up their heals. Andrew Crook was there to document who made it and what they were drinking.
Bob Brown revels in an ABC swan song, Gina Rinehart teams up with an old foe and where are the influential women in theatre?
Independent Rob Oakeshott has taken to Ray Hadley's most despised form of communication to take a shot at Hadley himself, Twitter.
Frank Lowy hits back at Clive Palmer, Stephen Conroy gets a win, art world salaries ramp up and Clover Moore could be up against US-style primaries. Here's a run-down of today's power moves.
Money Talks. And no one in Australia has more than Gina Rinehart, a billionaire twenty times over. But can she use that money to buy influence over two of Australia's most famous newspapers?
Hugh White is one of the nation's most listened-to defence strategists. For decades, he's been helping shape Australia's foreign policy from all the places that count: media, politics and the public service.
Get ready Sydney. Billionaire Bill Gates and family have decided to spend their Christmas holidays in the harbour city. The world's second richest man, along with his wife and three kids, will spend a month in Sydney renting out a $25,000-a-week mansion in Vaucluse.
He ran on a platform of faster coffees, pizzas and gelato, but it wasn't enough for Labor heavyweight Joe Tripodi as he failed in his bid to win presidency of the 27,000-member Club Marconi in south-western Sydney.
The 'empty chair' writer from this year's Sydney Writers' Festival is due to finally make it to Australia next month.
International celebrity chefs will continue their quest for local culinary domination with the opening of two new restaurants – Jamie's Italian and Momofuku Seiobo – in Sydney this week.