Was the Sydney Theatre Company's decision to re-appoint Andrew Upton driven by the sponsorship dollars his wife can attract? How is Australian theatre looking beyond Cate Blanchett?
An embarrassing lack of women on sports boards is hardly unique to sports traditionally played by men like Aussie Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union. It's also a problem shared at the Olympic level where women have long competed in equal numbers to men. So what are the secrets of those who made it?
The Ecuadorian government has launched a scathing attack on the UK, alleging that it has threatened to withdraw its embassy's diplomatic status, in order to raid it, and arrest WikiLeaks supremo Julian Assange.
Costa is king when it comes to fruit and vegetables, with his company comprising one of Australia's largest producers, distributors and exporters of fresh fruit and vegies. And as a former president of Geelong Football Club, Costa's power reaches far beyond the (crop) field.
Hay is our very own cookbook queen. She's editor-in-chief of her eponymous magazine and has her own line of homewares products, food range and her own lifestyle store. She aims her cookbooks at simple fresh food and has written over 14 of them, but critics call her a stylist not a chef.
There are 1200 companies listed on the ASX that do not have a single woman on their board, according to data compiled. That's almost 60% of the 2020 companies on the exchange with no female representation. Further, 582 companies have just the one female board member.
The providore who ensured Australia could savour the best olive oil, chocolates and cheese the world has to offer. Simon Johnson has nine retail stores across Australia, but most of his business is food service and distribution to the nation's top restaurants and gourmet grocers.
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