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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, Ben Butler Peter Couper heading to jail after court finds initial suspended sentence 'manifestly inadequate'.
Lucy Battersby and Ben Butler Former Bill Express executive Peter Couper is heading to jail after the Victorian Court of Appeal found his initial suspended sentence was ‘‘manifestly inadequate’’.
Lucy Battersby Leighton will stop working at a BHP-Mitsubishi coal mine in the Queensland Bowen Basin two years early, expecting compensation.
Lucy Battersby A judge ruled 10 injunctions be dismissed as they were filed in a state without any outlets.
Lucy Battersby The competition watchdog's case against eleven Harvey Norman outlets has suffered a legal blow after a judge ruled ten injunctions be dismissed.
Lucy Battersby The competition watchdog has secured a $1.3 million fine against Japanese company Viscas.
Lucy Battersby Wesfarmers appoints Business Council chief executive to its board
Lucy Battersby A court will hear allegations that foreigners were paid less than $3 an hour to work on oil rigs off the West Australian coast.
Lucy Battersby Human error rather than complex cyber attacks are responsible for most security breaches at Australia's corporate regulator and Tax Office, with reports of strangers found walking around buildings...
Lucy Battersby An official warning against three Gold Coast-based fraudsters using the name Global Capital Wealth was released on Friday afternoon, after the corporate watchdog found the group were misusing a...
Lucy Battersby Resolution ends months of industrial action at two Victorian power stations.
Madeleine Heffernan, Lucy Battersby, Peter Ker and Eli Greenblat In the words of Telstra chief executive David Thodey, it was 'obviously an unsettling day in Canberra'.
Lucy Battersby A super-injunction obtained by Nathan Tinkler has been lifted by the Victorian Supreme Court.
Ben Butler and Lucy Battersby A super-injunction obtained by coal entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler has been lifted by the Victorian Supreme Court.
Lucy Battersby Patients seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction were not warned they would have to try injections into their penis before they could qualify for a refund, a court has heard.
Lucy Battersby Patients seeking treatment for erectile dysfunction were not told they could only get a refund from the Advanced Medical Institute or end treatment if they agreed to try injections directly into...
Lucy Battersby Loy Yang B may shut down unless the union and the station's owners reach a deal on pay.
Lucy Battersby There is no good news for investors who lost money through Trio Capital, with senior staff from the corporate watchdog revealing on Friday they still do not have enough evidence to charge the man...
Lucy Battersby The corporate watchdog still does not have enough evidence to charge the man behind one of Australia's biggest superannuation scams.
Lucy Battersby Myer and David Jones will not be forced to release commercially sensitive information to each other ahead of a trial between Myer and one of its designers, Kimberley Ellery.