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Someone serious must still be sceptical over Corporate Travel

Someone serious must still be sceptical over Corporate Travel

We’d forgive you for forgetting, but there’s a travel agent saga that was hanging around far before the revelations about Helloworld.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson

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Drinks all round as Swan says farewell
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ALP

Drinks all round as Swan says farewell

There were toasts aplenty marking the end of an era, the departure of former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
The one man flourishing post ICAC appearance
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Scott Morrison

The one man flourishing post ICAC appearance

Where ICAC has been a poisoned chalice for some — from Eddie Obeid to its former commissioner Megan Latham — one man is doing fine.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
Another round of neighbourhood dressage
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City life

Another round of neighbourhood dressage

With the Parsley Bay summer lull well and truly over, the residents of Sydney’s eastern suburbs are back doing what they do best.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
Honest Jim gives back $4500 in travel expenses
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Political expenses

Honest Jim gives back $4500 in travel expenses

Unfortunately for Jim Molan, his party got to him before any travel expenses questions were raised, punting him to an unwinnable spot on the Coalition’s Senate ticket come the May election.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
Pyning for Malcolm's page turner
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Liberal Party

Pyning for Malcolm's page turner

The progress on Malcolm Turnbull's tome, which is being shepherded into print by publisher Sandy Grant at Hardie Grant, is starting to generate interest.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
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Energy minister gets a warm embrace from a small crowd
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Political Donations

Energy minister gets a warm embrace from a small crowd

On the menu behind closed doors at Hyatt Canberra’s Centenary room: some good old money-can-buy plain speaking with Energy Minister Angus Taylor.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
What a hand Packer dealt Rankin
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Portfolio management

What a hand Packer dealt Rankin

Two years ago Contango, then headed by one-time UBS investment chief George Boubouras, was poised to be a sector darling backed by gaming billionaire James Packer and his (former) confidante Rob Rankin.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
Leyonhjelm leaves Liberal Democrats national executive after nasty spat
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Leyonhjelm leaves Liberal Democrats national executive after nasty spat

David Leyonhjelm departed the party's national executive, but not before reading out the most high-quality of slurs sent his way … by fellow executives.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
Is Twiggy descending into shark-infested waters?
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Philanthropy

Is Twiggy descending into shark-infested waters?

We couldn’t help but wonder exactly what type of ocean science was being conducted on Andrew Forrest's 56-metre Pangaea Ocean Explorer.

  • by Kylar Loussikian and Samantha Hutchinson
CBD Melbourne: What's the velocity of fun?
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CBD Melbourne: What's the velocity of fun?

There are few things as honourable as the philanthropic pursuit of ocean research, and for that, we salute Fortescue Metals boss Andrew Forrest.

  • by Samantha Hutchinson and Kylar Loussikian