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Lucy Battersby

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.

Myer

Fashion stakes high as Ellery heads to court over Myer breach

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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.

Myer

Ellery signed amid racing carnival, court hears

Fashion 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.

Council v church in laneway battle

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Chris Vedelago and Lucy Battersby Stonnington Council has sued the Anglican Archdiocese over a dead-end laneway.

Liquidator claims in writ that stripper photos led to dismissal

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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...

Court

Former Bill Express executive jailed

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Lucy Battersby, Ben Butler Peter Couper heading to jail after court finds initial suspended sentence 'manifestly inadequate'.

Courts

Bill Express executive jailed

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Illustration for The Age business section. Torn Bill Express logo.

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’’.

Mining

Leighton coal contract ends suddenly

Coal mine

Lucy Battersby Leighton will stop working at a BHP-Mitsubishi coal mine in the Queensland Bowen Basin two years early, expecting compensation.

Courts

Setback for ACCC retail case

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Lucy Battersby A judge ruled 10 injunctions be dismissed as they were filed in a state without any outlets.

Courts

ACCC legal blow in case against Harvey Norman

Retailer Harvey Norman's first-quarter earnings have dropped 20 per cent because of double-digit falls in sales.

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.

Regulation

Watchdog bites chunk out of cable cartel

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.

Lucy Battersby The competition watchdog has secured a $1.3 million fine against Japanese company Viscas.

Boards

Jennifer Westacott appointed to Wesfarmers board

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Lucy Battersby Wesfarmers appoints Business Council chief executive to its board

Energy

Oil rig workers paid $3 an hour

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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.

Tax

Human error tests agency safety

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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...

Fraud

ASIC goes after cold-calling scammers

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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...

Energy

Union pay deal narrowly averts power-plant shutdown

Power plants located in the Latrobe Valley include Hazelwood Power Station, Loy Yang Power Stations A & B, Yallourn Power Station.

Lucy Battersby Resolution ends months of industrial action at two Victorian power stations.

Politics

Labor's dubious leadership 'bad for business'

Julia Gillard with Wayne Swan.

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'.

Courts

Judge lifts Tinkler super-injunction against Fairfax Media

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Lucy Battersby A super-injunction obtained by Nathan Tinkler has been lifted by the Victorian Supreme Court.

Court

Tinkler's super-injunction on Fairfax lifted

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Ben Butler and Lucy Battersby A super-injunction obtained by coal entrepreneur Nathan Tinkler has been lifted by the Victorian Supreme Court.

Erectile nasal spray simply 'didn't work'

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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.

Courts

AMI customers not aware of refund conditions: claim

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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...