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Richard Gluyas - The Australian - Wednesday 28 October 2020 The ASIC chair’s expenses scandal refuses to die It’s hard to imagine things getting worse for ASIC chairman James Shipton, but sure enough they did in Senate estimates on Tuesday. No matter where she turned, and despite her...

John Kehoe - Australian Financial Review - Wednesday October 28 2020 The chairman of the corporate watchdog, James Shipton, did not tell senior colleagues for more than a year that the Auditor-General had raised concerns about a housing allowance of almost $70,000 paid to one of...

Patrick Commins - The Australian - Wednesday 28 October 2020 The acting chair of corporate watchdog ASIC, Karen Chester, says she and her fellow commissioners were kept in the dark about $118,000 paid to help stooddown boss James Shipton manage his tax affairs. Ms Chester, appearing before...

Lisa Visentin, Rob Harris - Sydney Morning Herald - Sunday 23 October 2020 The Australia Post CEO's career appears to be over as the government investigates the $12,000 purchase of four Cartier watches given to senior staffers. Christine Holgate's controversial three-year reign at the helm of Australia...

Tom McIlroy - The Australian Financial Review - Friday 23 October 2020 Australia Post boss Christine Holgate is resisting pressure to quit over revelations she purchased luxury watches for senior executives who secured a controversial banking deal, instead temporarily standing aside during an investigation. Prime Minister Scott...

Matthew Cranston - Australian Financial Review - Friday 23 October 2020 Economist Saul Eslake says Victoria's fines for COVID-19 breaches have exceeded countries such as Russia and need to be pulled back or replaced with other means of deterring unsafe practices. Speaking at the Melbourne Economic Forum on Thursday,...

Tom Minnear - The Daily Telegraph - Friday 23 October 2020 Besieged Australia Post boss Christine Holgate is staring down calls to quit over a string of scandals capped off by the revelation that $3000 Cartier watches were bought for executives. Scott Morrison forced the chief executive...