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The big pong down under
Less than two years after turning control over to a privatized firm, Adelaide took on a certain stench
From Russia for Love...
MELBOURNE, March 29, 1998 — They told Anna Vladimirovna that if she tried to escape, “things” could happen to her son and family back in the
Shock therapy suit doctor here
AUSTRALIA, March 13, 1999 — The article was originally published in Australia's The Age, March 13, 1999. It is reprinted here with permissio
The story behind fatal care...
MELBOURNE, Australia, August 1, 2000 — Our high noon began on an ordinary morning at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. As the
Reporters without boundaries
Most of the reporting we do, even the in-depth investigative projects, stretches only as far as our borders
The smoking gun A perspective.
Yesterday a court awarded Melbourne grandmother Rolah Ann McCabe $700,000 in damages after she sued one of the world's lead
Clayton Utz faces inquiries in
Leading Australian law firm, Clayton Utz, faces at least two inquiries about its involvement in destroying thous
Tobacco lawyers face investiga
AUSTRALIA, April 25, 2002 — The behavior of Clayton Utz and Mallesons Stephen Jaques lawyers in advising Australia's biggest tobacco company
How the spin doctors talked up
AUSTRALIA, April 25, 2002 — Cigarette companies knew as early as the 1950s that they would need a healthy image to protect their profits. So