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Lucy Battersby is Technology Reporter for Fairfax Media. She worked on communications policy for the federal government before joining Fairfax in 2006.
Lucy Battersby A door-to-door salesman spruiking AGL's electricity and gas services in Melbourne in late 2011 has cost the energy giant $1.5 million in penalties for lying to consumers.
Lucy Battersby A senior ABC Learning executive appeared in a magistrates court in Brisbane today charged with three counts of "authorising false of misleading information".
Lucy Battersby and Glenda Kwek The unemployment rate fell in April with the economy adding more than 50,000 jobs but concerns about the accuracy of the data have been raised.
Lucy Battersby Billabong has requested a voluntary suspension of trading in its securities as takeover talks drag on.
Lucy Battersby Embattled coalminer Nathan Tinkler and his wife could be made bankrupt over $440,000 in allegedly unpaid bills to a corporate adviser.
Lucy Battersby Australia recorded its first trade surplus in 15 months during March with $307 million more of goods exported than imported.
Lucy Battersby The Future Fund has grown more than 10 per cent in the past nine months and looks set to exceed its investment mandate thanks to a global equities market rally.
Lucy Battersby The corporate regulator has opened its case against Australian Property Custodian Holdings, the trustee of collapsed retirement village empire Prime Trust, in a trial that is expected to run for five...
Lucy Battersby, Peter Cai Telco's talks with its bankers continue as latest accounts show loss of $899 million for last year.
Lucy Battersby John Borghetti picks former Qantas executive as the new boss of Tiger Airways Australia.
Lucy Battersby The corporate watchdog has wound up three Gold Coast-based scams that took about $1 million from investors.
Lucy Battersby ASIC has wound up three Gold Coast-based scams and reiterated warnings that cold-calling fraud is increasing.
Lucy Battersby A former Bell Potter Securities adviser and amateur rugby star has been given a two and a half year suspended sentence for dishonest conduct.
Lucy Battersby Virgin has picked former Qantas executive Rob Sharp as the new boss of struggling budget carrier Tiger.
Peter Ker and Lucy Battersby The trend for Australian mining majors to raise funds overseas has continued.
Peter Ker, Lucy Battersby The trend for Australian mining majors to bypass local banks and raise funds overseas has continued.
Lucy Battersby Singapore Airlines has emerged as the single biggest investor in Virgin Australia.
Lucy Battersby Singapore Airlines has increased its stake in Virgin Australia to 19.9 per cent, pending approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board.
Lucy Battersby Fashion designer Kym Ellery has emerged from months of litigation as one of the first designers to supply both Myer and David Jones.
Lucy Battersby Bankisa debenture holders can now expect to receive up to 85 cents back from every dollar they lost when the non-bank lender collapsed last year.