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February 15, 2012

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Rupert Murdoch under threat over The Sun
PM, February 13, 2012

Anti-siphoning laws and free-to-air TV - 24 Nov 2010

Lindsay Tanner's appointment at Lazard
- 10 Sept 2010

Poker machine restrictions - 3 Sept 2010

Brumby's spindoctoring fiasco - 26 Feb 2010

Future of ABC Learning centres still in doubt - 18 Nov 2008
The receiver of ABC learning, McGrath Nicol, has told around 100 creditors that it still sees a future for the company but won't say how the 1000 centres would be kept open.

Murdoch begins 'handover' to James - 7 Dec 2007
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says he will be carried out rather than retiring, but he appears to have anointed his youngest adult son James as his successor. Comments by Stephen Mayne.

Gunns Ltd General Meeting gets heated
9 Nov 2006
The timber giant Gunns Limited held a sometimes heated Annual General Meeting in Launceston today.

Qantas appoints Cosgrove to board
- 6 Jul 2005
It hasn't taken long for General Peter Cosgrove to slip out of his military uniform and into a business suit.

ASIC set draw more fire over Vizard case - 21 Jul 2005
Over the last two weeks, there's been a relentless stream of criticism of the handling of the Steve Vizard case.

'Crikey' sells for $1-million - 2 Feb 2005
It has been the scourge of politicians big business and the odd media personality but today the online newsletter Crikey became big news itself. Crikey founder Stephen Mayne has sold the company.

Business Council of Australia discusses AGM reform - 29 Sep 2004
Any investor who's attended an annual general meeting over the past few years, will no doubt have been entertained and possibly frustrated by shareholders ready to ask what they see as tough questions.

Investors hope for end to NAB boardroom rif
t - 20 Apr 2004
Big institutional investors are hoping for an end to the boardroom rift destabilising the country's biggest bank.

Murdoch comes under institutional pressure - 15 Oct 2003
News Corporation's CEO Rupert Murdoch, was forced to make an embarrassing about face at his company's Annual General Meeting in Adelaide today.

BHP chief executive out in shake-up - 6 Jan 2003
A bitter battle in the boardroom of BHP Billiton has resulted in the shock resignation of its chief executive.

Fairfax criticised at AGM over Walker appointment - 6 Nov 2002
Fairfax, the publisher which puts out the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age, has been forced to defend itself against shareholder criticism at its annual general meeting.

Role of directors questioned
- 15 Jun 2001
Australia's biggest corporate disaster happened in March when billions of dollars worth of HIH Insurance money went west.