State govt reporting cycles on gambling

Dec. 2, 2018

Pokies trial links

Nov. 9, 2017

Constitutional requirements for boards

This list tracks the board size constraints and nomination requirements at major ASX listed companies.

Aug. 22, 2018

What happens to directors in takeovers

This list tracks the so-called social issues at board level when public companies merge or are taken over. Interesting concept which no-one else has done but lots of work to complete.

Aug. 22, 2018

Pokies and tobacco donations

This list tracks political donations by gambling interests to registered Australian political parties over the past few years.

Jun. 5, 2011

Examples of pokies addicts committing crimes

One of the worst things about the pokies is the way it creates first time criminals who are just trying to feed their addiction. Here are some examples.

Dec. 2, 2018

Current pollies sympathetic to pokies industry

Here is a list of current elected representatives with known associations to or sympathies towards the gambling industry.

Jun. 23, 2018

Pokies venues on government land

This list tracks Victorian pokies venues which operate on government owned land.

Aug. 22, 2018

Top pokies venues in Victoria more than $10m a year.

Below is a list of the top pokies venues from around Victoria where punters lost more than $10 million in 2009/10. Only 9 of these 66 venues are located in Liberal seats.

Jun. 6, 2018

Biggest Woolies pokies venues in Victoria

This list tracks the biggest Woolworths pokies venues in Victoria.

Sep. 6, 2017

How chairs and CEOs depart in quick succession

Chairs and CEOs of troubled companies tend to depart in quick succession, as this list demonstrates.

Dec. 2, 2018

Examples of pokies addicts who have committed crimes

One of the worst things about the pokies is the way it creates first time criminals who are just trying to feed their addiction. Here are some examples.

Jun. 6, 2018

Everyone ASIC jailed up until 2017

Is ASIC an effective corporate cop? You be the judge as this is the list of more than 400 people they have sent to jail since it was established in January 1991 until the end of 2016.

Apr. 12, 2017

Claimed assets of companies at time of collapse

This list tracks the claimed balance sheet values of companies at the time they collapsed and names the auditor who was involved.

Jun. 23, 2018

Corporate governance players in Australia in 2010

This 2010 list tracked the major players involved in the corporate governance debate in Australia.

Jan. 26, 2017

Links to lists available through Crikey archive

Here are links to 20 old Crikey lists currently available in the Crikey archive.

Jan. 20, 2017

Attempts to make constitutions hard for board tilts

This list looks at ASX-listed companies which had restrictions, or attempted to put restrictions on outsiders running for their boards.

Apr. 11, 2017

Australians who have sued for defamation

Here is a list of notable Australians who have sued for defamation over the years, some of which was first worked up by Crikey. There are 152 names on this list and we will refine it to go with "100 notable defamation battles".

Jan. 20, 2017

Tenure of AFL Presidents

This list tracks the tenure of AFL Presidents ahead of the 2017 footy club AGM season.

Apr. 10, 2017

ASX-listed chairs rushed into the job

We are of the view that a director needs at least 12 months on a board before taking over as chair. This list tracks chairs of ASX100 companies who were rushed into the job.

Jan. 20, 2017

New CEOs who embrace write-offs

Here is a list of 19 Australian companies that have allowed a new CEO to take the helm and wield the axe on balance sheet values. This list has been utilised by ASA with specific numbers on the pre and post appointment result.

Apr. 20, 2017

Links to reports on how super funds vote

This list provides links to various pension funds globally which periodically disclose how they vote shares in listed companies.

Jan. 20, 2017

Director profiles of industry fund boards

This list seeks to profile the directors of Australia's 42 industry superannuation fund boards.

Dec. 2, 2018

Tenure limits in place with boards and leaders

This list looks at tenure limits, binding and advisory, that apply in various leadership institutions. Interesting concept should be more widely applied.

Jan. 20, 2017

Top 25 women on ASX-listed boards

This list tracks the top professional female non-executive directors of Australian listed companies. Go to the bottom for some unranked listings of public sector female directors and former ASX directors. Good concept but needs updating.

Sep. 6, 2017

Murdoch family executive pay since 1998-99

This list tracks executive pay at News Corp since 1998-99 and 21st Century Fox since it was demerged in 2012. Good one for Crikey.

Jan. 20, 2017

Executives who have sat on other boards

This list tracks CEOs or executive directors of major companies who have simultaneously been non executive directors of other major public companies.

Jul. 18, 2016

Voting support for non-independent executive chairs

This list tracks the voting support that non-independent executive chairs of ASX100 companies over the past 15 years.

Jan. 20, 2017

History of protest votes at News Corp

Here are links to key documents and reports tracking the history of protest votes at News Corp.

Jul. 20, 2015

The Mayne Report Rich List

This list tracks Australians who have accumulated net assets exceeding $10 million. We've got more than 1500 names with those who've fallen back below $10 million now italicised.

Nov. 2, 2015

The great power industry shuffle

This master-list tracks energy sector deals, including major privatisations, since 1992, including the investment bankers who advised on some the deals.

Sep. 6, 2017

The great privatisation list

Here is a list of privatisation deals in Australia over the past 20 years.

Dec. 6, 2015

$100 million loss club - biggest to smallest

This list tracks all annual losses exceeding $100 million by ASX listed companies over the past 30 years. Also, see this chronological version.

By Stephen Mayne, Aug. 29, 2011

The $100m loss club up until 2011-12

The 2008-09 season delivered unprecedented amounts of red ink, caused by the global financial crisis. Check out where these losses sit in the all-time list tracking $100 million losses from biggest to smallest up until 2011-12.

Dec. 6, 2015

Ranking the 10 biggest foreign investors in OZ

As you'll see below, our foreign ownership lists have suddenly become a lot more comprehensive, such that we can now attempt to rank the biggest foreign investors in Australia. Drum roll...and here's the first crack at listing and valuing the big ten:

Jan. 26, 2017

Oz companies which stumbled offshore

This list tracks Australian companies which failed in their offshore expansion plans. Worth resurrecting for Crikey.

Jan. 20, 2017

Foreign-owned major resource projects

More than 50 major Australian resource projects are controlled by foreign investors. Additionally, here are lists of foreign companies generating more than $200m, and Australia's improving foreign ownership record.

Mar. 14, 2012

Tracking big bank bad debt provisions

This lists tracks how Big Four bank bad debt provisions have risen from their lows during the great credit bubble, reached peaks in 2009 and then tumbled again.

Dec. 2, 2018

The great Australian journalist book list

This list, first researched by Crikey in 2002, tracks Australian journalists who have gone on to write books.

Jan. 19, 2012

The ASX200 companies with no female directors in 2010

This list tracks all ASX200 companies which still had no female directors in 2010.

Dec. 6, 2015

Ranking the best and worst male directors in 2010

Here is our first attempt to rate the best male directors in Australia, back in 2010. We start with a top 20, followed by the next 80 and then an additional pool after that. There's also a list of those who should go at the bottom and check out the rankings of the top women directors here.

Jan. 20, 2017

Top female executives in the ASX200 in 2010

This list tracks who were the top female executives in the ASX200 companies back in 2010, including positions and some histories where available.

Dec. 6, 2015

Past female CEOs of ASX-listed companies

This list tracks past female CEOs of ASX-listed companies and assesses how they fared. Needs an update.

Jan. 20, 2017

Global female CEOs

The world's most powerful women CEOs aren't waiting around for the men. Check out this list of top CEOs on the globe.

Jan. 20, 2017

What happens to directors in takeovers?

This list tracks the so-called "social issues" at board level when public companies merge or are taken over.

Jan. 23, 2011

The complete list of lists

The Mayne Report loves a good list and on this page we have a complete compilation with links to all of the offerings we've worked up over the past few years.

Jan. 20, 2017

Independents who have served in Australian parliaments

With a record number of independents standing in the Victorian election, this list tracks politicians who have served as independents in Australia since the 1970s.

Jan. 26, 2017

Directors who should quit - our top 10 in 2010

Here is a list of long serving directors on public company boards who should retire to make way for younger directors, preferably women, who don't have so many blots on the copy book.

Jan. 20, 2017

The biggest votes against remuneration reports

This list tracks against votes of more than 20% on remuneration reports since the non-binding vote was introduced in 2005.

Nov. 4, 2012

Tracking unionists in Parliament

This lists tracks former union officials who have made it into state or federal parliament as Labor MPs over the past 30 years. Send any corrections or additions to

Nov. 14, 2010

Tracking the Murdoch heirs

Here is an attempt to explain the direct heirs to the Murdoch family's controlling stake in News Corporation. This family tree also helps.

Jan. 29, 2017

Tracking major capital raisings

This list examines the size and timing of major equity market capital raisings since the beginning of 2008.

Jul. 7, 2010

Companies which did pro-rata entitlement offers

Major Australian companies which raised capital since January 2008 exclusively through pro-rata entitlement offers that treated shareholders equally.

Feb. 26, 2011

The SPP shame file since 2007

Companies since the beginning of 2007 which did cosy placements with big institutions but then treated shareholders differently.

Feb. 21, 2011

The great honorary doctorates list

Here is a list first worked up by Crikey many years ago which tracks recipients of honorary doctorates.

May. 7, 2016

Former pollies on ASX-listed boards

This list tracks the former Australian politicians who have or still serve on public company boards.

Jan. 20, 2017

Tracking frozen funds in Australasia

This list tracks the avalanche of Australasian investment funds that either collapsed or suspended redemptions due to the global financial crisis.

Jan. 20, 2017

The 2008-09 $100m loss club - a chronology

The 2008-09 reporting season was the worst we've ever seen. Here's a chronological list of how the 53 losses above $100 million were rolled out.

Nov. 16, 2009

Chronological run down of worst day of losses in history

Here is the chronological version of the losses revealed by ASX-listed companies on Friday, February 27, 2009, the very last day of the worst profit reporting season in history.

Dec. 6, 2015

2010 last day losses

Here is a reverse chronological list of how the deluge of last day results unfolded on Tuesday.

Sep. 6, 2010

Tracking the last day results announcements

All earnings results released on August 31, 2009, the last day of the 2008-09 profit reporting season. Compare it with what happened on February 27, 2009, the last day of the interim reporting season.

Jul. 7, 2010

Breaches of continuous disclosure provisions

This brief list tracks ASIC interventions and successful class actions related to breaches of continuous disclosure laws.

Jan. 20, 2017

All the foreign ownership lists

The Mayne Report has built up some insightful lists tracking the following various components of foreign ownership in Australia.

Jan. 20, 2017

Australian companies with foreign mining operations

This list tracks Australian-based miners with offshore mining operations or prospects.

Jan. 20, 2017

Foreign government investments in Australia

This list tracks major sovereign investments in Australia, demonstrating how both Singapore and China are set to own more Australian business assets than our own government.

Jan. 20, 2017

Foreign winners and losers in Australia

Here is our take on the happy and unhappy foreign players in Australia. Why the hell did we invest in Australia? We love making truckloads in Australia

Jan. 20, 2017

Top Australians in global business

We're tracking current and former position holders of the most successful Australian executives and directors in business on the world stage. Worth doing for Crikey.

Jan. 20, 2017

Hostile EGMs and resolutions called in Australia

Here is a list of the hostile EGMs and resolutions that have been called by shareholders of ASX-listed companies over the past 20 years.

Jul. 9, 2017

The biggest share tanks in history

Here is a list of some of the biggest share price tanks in recent Australian history that were triggered by an announcement.

Jun. 23, 2010

Stephen Mayne's Dream Team board

The December issue of The AFR Magazine has sparked plenty of debate by naming a so-called "Dream Team" board. BHP-Billiton chairman Don Argus is pictured on the cover as our best chairman and then nine other directors are listed.

By Stephen Mayne, Jan. 20, 2017

What happens to ousted CEOs

Australia's directors club is dominated by former CEOs as this list demonstrates but gaining entry always depends on the circumstances of your exit. Here is a list that tracks what happens to CEOs who were forced out in awkward circumstances.

Jan. 20, 2017

Biggest golden parachutes in corporate Australia

Here is list of 50 excessive CEO payouts between 1990 and 2010 in Australia, with recent examples to come.

Dec. 6, 2015

When 100 signatures gathered for S249P statement

If 100 shareholders sign up, a company must distribute up to 1000 words on an issue to all shareholders in an Australian public company under s249P of the Corporations Act.

Mar. 5, 2010

Rating expat CEOs of Australian companies

Here is a list looking at the records of expat CEOs brought in to run Australian companies.

Jan. 20, 2017

Former Aussie CEOs who join the director's club

The most common background of Australian non-executive directors is that of former CEOs of ASX-listed companies. This list tracks some prominent examples.

Jan. 20, 2017

Sports-linked business flops

When a business develops an association with a sports franchise, inevitably it seems to lead to trouble.

Jan. 20, 2017

CEOs with board seats elsewhere

Here is a list of CEO board seats at outside companies, past and present.

Jan. 20, 2017

Australia's longest serving non-executive directors

Ever wondered who our longest serving executive and non-executive directors are? Try these out for interesting lists. We've set a $500 million cut-off in terms of market capitalisation, so please send any additions or corrections to

Jan. 20, 2017

Australian chairs getting busier and less independent

The Australian directors club is becoming even more concentrated with too few doing too much.

By Stephen Mayne, Jan. 20, 2017

The out of town chairs whose companies struggle

The Mayne Report has long had a theory that trouble is more likely to hit public companies which have a chairman who lives in a different city from the head office and CEO. The near collapse of Commander Communications is the latest addition to the list.

Jan. 20, 2017

Conflicted service providers who've sat on boards

The corporate governance juggernaut has led to the phasing out of the old system of conflicted service providers sitting on the boards of our public companies but as this list shows, there are still a few prominent examples that are tolerated.

By Stephen Mayne, Jan. 20, 2017

Do former Coalition ministers perform well on boards?

Any suggestion that former Howard Government Ministers are competent economic managers is questioned by this list of share price performance. Whilst Tim Fischer, Ian McLachlan and John Sharp have delivered in the regional and agricultural space, there's not much else to celebrate. Also, check out this related Crikey story about political board performance.

By Stephen Mayne, Jan. 20, 2017

How the NRMA broke director number records

Here is a list of almost 70 people who have sat on the well worn seats of the NRMA board since 1992.

Mar. 5, 2010

Departures which sent the share price plummeting

Comings and goings of directors and executives at public companies can often cause sharp share price movements.

Feb. 3, 2018

Departures which sent the share price soaring

Comings and goings of directors and executives at public companies can often cause sharp share price movements. This list tracks corporate departures which sent the share price soaring.

Mar. 5, 2010

History of independents standing for the senate

This list tracks the history of independents standing for the Senate.

Jul. 25, 2016

Tracking individual BRW Billionaires since 2008

This list tracks the progress of the 38 individual billionaires identified by BRW Magazine in 2008 against their valuations in the following years. Only a small editing job to add the last 6 years.

Jan. 20, 2017

Ranking corporate Twitter followers in Jan 2016

Here is a list of 100 corporate-related twitter accounts largely focused on Australia and tracking the number of followers as at January 15, 2016:

Jan. 20, 2017

Delayed, abandoned Resource Projects

As companies feel the grip of the financial crisis, some projected or current resource projects have either been delayed, abandoned or the companies responsible are in administration. Below is a list of these companies whose projects are no longer active totaling more than $11 billion.

Dec. 2, 2018

Private equity deals in Australia

This list tracks private equity investment returns in the Australian market.

Jan. 20, 2017

Tracking the fallen Rich Listers

As we watch the greatest destruction of wealth since the second world war, the time has come to start tracking the people who have fallen off both the BRW and Mayne Report Rich Lists.

Jan. 20, 2017

Public private partnerships in Australia

Jan. 20, 2017