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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 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, Lucy Battersby The trend for Australian mining majors to bypass local banks and raise funds overseas has continued.
Peter Ker and Lucy Battersby The trend for Australian mining majors to 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.
Lucy Battersby Designer Kym Ellery, who defected to David Jones last year, will continue to supply Myer and contribute to the department store's legal costs.
Lucy Battersby Update "Nothing will change" under industry peak body Free TV Australia's new code on live odds during play.
Lucy Battersby Amid the rout in gold prices, many were left struggling to explain why. But for miners scattered around Australia's famous goldmining town of Kalgoorlie, the fall means that changes are coming to the...
Lucy Battersby A Sydney-based mortgage broker has been banned from credit activities for five years and had his licence cancelled by the corporate watchdog, after he put false information on ten mortgage...
Lucy Battersby Fraud in the financial statements of collapsed companies is increasing, say liquidators.
Lucy Battersby A three-day trial starts Monday between Myer and young designer Kimberley Ellery.
Lucy Battersby Melbourne's most fashionable court case starts on Monday morning with the first of a three-day trial between department store Myer and Sydney designer Kym Ellery.
Lucy Battersby Melbourne's most fashionable court case has started, with the court hearing when Sydney designer Kym Ellery signed with David Jones.
Chris Vedelago and Lucy Battersby Stonnington Council has sued the Anglican Archdiocese over a dead-end laneway.
Lucy Battersby Strip club operator Maxine Fensom is being sued for defamation by liquidator Glenn Crisp over photographs of him in ''compromising positions with strippers'' that were passed on to a man with alleged...