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Lucy Battersby is Trends Reporter for The Age. Prior to this, she worked as a technology reporter. She worked on communications policy for the federal government before joining Fairfax in 2006.
Lucy Battersby Australia's biggest stockbroking firm forced to have investigator oversee its operations.
Lucy Battersby Macquarie Equities agrees to a strict compliance program and will pay for an independent expert to trawl through client records and books.
Lucy Battersby Despite initial fears of devastation, flood waters may help Queensland's largest agricultural industries - ranging from cotton to beef - over the long term by breaking a six-month dry spell.
Lucy Battersby The Wettenhalls Group of trucking and logistics companies go under voluntary administration.
Lucy Battersby Liquidators of Lehman Brothers file application to appeal part of a landmark liability case.
Lucy Battersby The CFMEU has accused Rio Tinto of discriminating against union members.
Lucy Battersby One of the most annoying jingles to hit Australian televisions in recent years – Status Quo's Down Down – has caused an Adelaide radio station to breach new commercial radio codes of...
Lucy Battersby Rio Tinto is facing a legal challenge over claims it discriminated between union and non-union miners by giving workers on individual contracts up to $120,000 more in redundancy payments.
Lucy Battersby Hastie Group's former directors, auditor and corporate advisers could face legal action.
Lucy Battersby Hastie Group’s former directors, auditor and corporate advisors could face additional legal action from shareholders on top of the action already flagged by administrators, after law firm Slater and...
Glenda Kwek and Lucy Battersby Creditors report shows Hastie Group failed due to poor management of its international operations.
Lucy Battersby Companies abandoned by directors will automatically be placed into liquidation by the corporate watchdog when a new panel of liquidators is assembled early next year.
Lucy Battersby The family behind well-known Rutherglen winery Buller Wines is looking for investors or buyers for their vineyard, after it was placed into voluntary administration earlier this month.
Lucy Battersby Telstra announced plans to buy Adam Internet for about $55 million in late October.
Lucy Battersby Telstra will learn on Thursday whether it is allowed to proceed with plans to turn a small Adelaide-based internet provider into its own Jetstar-like national broadband provider.
Lucy Battersby Moody's is changing the way it calculates sovereign debt ratings in response to the GFC.
Lucy Battersby Cotton On Kids has been fined $1 million for selling children's nightwear that breached fire safety standards.
Lucy Battersby The market watchdog has warned it will be on the lookout for market manipulation.
Lucy Battersby Competition tsar Rod Sims is willing to take on the tough lawsuits.
Peter Cai and Lucy Battersby Australia's biggest telecom carriers threaten to boycott the government's spectrum auction.