The typical chief executive — a male banker in Sydney

The typical chief executive — a male banker in Sydney

Posted November 15, 2017 00:01:01 Photo: Only 6 per cent of ASX 200 chief executives are women. (AAP: Patrick Hamilton) Related Story: Fewer women run top Australian companies than men named John. Or Peter. Or David. Related Story: Why boards need more women to make more money Male, living in Sydney and with a background in finance — that is the typical chief executive at one of Australia’s top listed companies. The gender balance remains so skewed that there are only 12 women at the helm of the top 200…

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Prison guards defended over inmate's brazen hospital shotgun escape

Prison guards defended over inmate's brazen hospital shotgun escape

Posted November 15, 2017 10:29:28 The West Australian Prison Officers Union has defended the action of two of its guards during an armed escaped of an inmate outside Fremantle Hospital in broad daylight. Convicted armed robber Johnathan Sedman was being escorted by two guards to a medical appointment on Tuesday afternoon when they were confronted by a man armed with a shotgun. It is alleged the gunman hit one of the guards in the head with the firearm before helping Sedman escape and flee in a waiting car being driven…

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South Australia’s Italian community left reeling after shock exit from World Cup qualifier

South Australia’s Italian community left reeling after shock exit from World Cup qualifier

EDDY Nebbiai jokes that he needed a red wine to drown his sorrows after his beloved Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. South Australia’s Italian community has been left reeling after Italy’s shock 1-0 defeat in its qualifying matches against Sweden, which has knocked it out of Russia 2018. Mr Nebbiai, 63, the co-owner of Bocelli Caffe Ristorante on Hutt St, woke early yesterday to watch the deciding game with his son but was feeling “very sad” at the 0-0 result. “I…

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'Bracing for another Brexit or Trump shock': Your predictions for the same-sex marriage result

'Bracing for another Brexit or Trump shock': Your predictions for the same-sex marriage result

Updated November 15, 2017 07:46:58 External Link: It’s going to be a nailbiter, that’s for sure! Related Story: PM facing new leadership test with same-sex marriage result due today Well, today’s the day. In a matter of hours we will finally find out for sure how Australia feels about same-sex marriage. Will the polls be right or are we in for a shock? We asked you for your predictions and here’s what you told us. Some of you are convinced it will definitely, probably be a Yes “Feeling nervous, really…

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Singing protest at pro-coal UN event

Singing protest at pro-coal UN event

Singing protest at pro-coal UN event – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); if(document.location.protocol === “http:”) document.write(”); else document.write(”); } } /*]]>*/ Source link

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