Andrew Heathcote Smorgon family again tops BRW's listing of richest families, with overall wealth slightly up.
Judy Barouch The sky's the limit for the latest jaw-dropping swimming pools perched dizzily atop high-rise balconies or cantilevering vertiginously off rooftops.
Andrew Hornery IT'S THE most ruthless real-estate game in town as egos and big names go head-to-head in the hunt for a slice of about $200 million worth of the most spectacular homes imaginable.
Rachael Oakes-Ash A wide selection of opulent spa resorts can help you detox and recharge after a hectic summer.
Tom Allard, Stuart Washington Clive Palmer's assets, both personal and in financial terms, are the topic of much debate.
Chris Zappone Three Australian cities are now rated as more expensive than London for expatriates, with the strong dollar and steep rents blamed for the high cost of living.
Simon Mann The gambling industry's titans are locked in a battle for the high-roller dollar. Will James Packer come out on top?
Mover and shaker
Jeremy Kahn Nicolas Berggruen lives his life on the move, carrying only a small tote bag and his BlackBerry as he seeks out companies to buy from Berlin to Bangalore to Brisbane.
Sarah McInerney It is billed as a rare, high performance collectors' car. Now a 1957 Mercedes Roadster is up for auction in Australia with a start price of $775,000.
Louisa Hearn The heady worlds of drink mixology and haute cuisine collided in Neil Perry's Rockpool restaurant this week as the search for Australia's best bartender took a decidedly foodie turn.
Sally Howes The Rudd family has purchased a holiday house at Castaways Beach south of Noosa.
Staff Writers It's a race of a different kind for these feisty chief executives who enjoy splashing cash on fast cars, fast horses and mountain bikes.