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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:15:00 +1000
Secrets and lies: The undoing of global giant PwC
The PwC tax scandal has been six years in the making and now the company needs to appease its external critics and save its pipeline of work in Australia.
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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:14:00 +1000
Twin troubles: PwC and Carlton give business heavyweight the blues
Carlton President and former PwC Australia chief executive Luke Sayers usually prefers the quiet life. But disasters at both these organisations have brought him into the spotlight.
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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:01:00 +1000
How unreliable emotional responses could hurt your career
An over-reliance on emotional responses in the workplace may misdirect decision-making.
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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:01:00 +1000
From botox to telehealth: Why Bunnings’ owner is chasing wellness
Speculation that Wesfarmers is eyeing telehealth business InstantScripts is another reminder that the retail giant wants access to the health and wellness industry.
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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +1000
Retirement living sector in new growth phase as Keyton brand launches
Keyton, formerly known as Lendlease Retirement Living, is on the expansion path and one of its key developments is Gramercy Terraces on the former site of GTV Nine TV studios in Richmond, Melbourne.
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Sat, 03 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +1000
Vicinity steps up asset sales to fund new developments
Retail landlord Vicinity Centres has stepped up its asset sale program with the divestment of a half share of the just-opened Broadmeadows Central mall in Melbourne to Nikos Property Group for $134.5 million, with the proceeds going to repay debt.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 16:35:36 +1000
High-flying trading boss hit with 16 charges
Former Berndale Capital Securities boss Stavro D’Amore and the trading house’s director Daniel Kirby are accused of misusing client funds and providing false information.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 15:57:44 +1000
Australia Post to cover rising costs by raising parcel prices
The national postal service says price hikes are necessary, as its loss-making business tackles rising labour, energy, and fuel costs.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 15:30:00 +1000
Affordable housing? Build (in the right place) and they will come
The real supply issue is not the building of enough houses, it’s building enough housing where people want to live.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 15:05:00 +1000
Vladimir Putin no longer has the money or the kit to sustain a modern war
Last year, Vladimir Putin had no difficulty financing his invasion. This year he will have to choose between guns for his troops and butter for his people.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 14:47:28 +1000
War memorial to keep Ben Roberts-Smith display as he quits Seven
The museum said it would not remove the exhibits but instead seek ways to add context.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 14:30:54 +1000
AustralianSuper freezes future contracts with PwC
The country’s biggest superannuation fund says it has paused any new contracts with PwC due to the tax leak scandal.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 12:29:16 +1000
Miners lift ASX as Wall Street rallies on rates talk, debt deal
Miners and energy stocks lifted the Australian sharemarket on Friday after Wall Street rose on hopes that the Fed may soon ease its interest rate hikes.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 12:15:19 +1000
Small businesses, here are five ways to help win new customers
If you’re a small business with growth ambitions (particularly heading into FY24), customer acquisition will undoubtedly be top of mind.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 11:50:44 +1000
‘Very distressed’: Bubs founder says investor concern prompted serious action
The stage is set for ousted founder Kristy Carr to try to remake the company she founded – from the outside.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 11:30:00 +1000
Inside Cannon-Brookes’ ‘big swing’ to sell sunshine to Singapore
Two things the climate emergency calls for most are bold ambition and money. Last week, Mike Cannon-Brookes left little doubt that he has both. But can he pull off his most ambitious proposal yet?
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 11:02:00 +1000
On the rocks: P Diddy, George Clooney and the racism row surrounding their drinks
The rapper claims the world’s biggest spirits maker has not treated the brands he fronts with the same care as those owned by white celebrities.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 05:00:00 +1000
What the PwC scandal tells us about a broken system, and how to fix it
More inquiries will uncover further details, but we already know enough to make three broad conclusions about the broken system that is supposed to pursue tax avoidance.
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 00:01:00 +1000
Women have the right to demand pay equality
Eliminating the wage gap would increase women’s participation in the workforce and raise their earning power. 
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Fri, 02 Jun 2023 00:01:00 +1000
The woman thinking about how to feed nearly 10 billion people
Can science help safeguard the future of food, and bring jobs at the same time?
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