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Adam Courtenay

Adam Courtenay writes general business, investment and market-related stories for several major newspapers in Australia including The Sydney Morning Herald/Age and the Australian Financial Review. He also works for Denmark-based as both an Asian correspondent and copy editor. He recently wrote his first eBook, Grand Mistresses of the Amazon, and is currently writing his second.

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GPs Sebastian Rees (left) and Troye Wallett road-tested GenWise for a year.

Digital doctors: home visits and better patient care

Foreign Investment, national security, FIRB, Foreign investment review board. Photos by Rohan Thomson.

The strategy of foreign investment

Alleged water theft from the Murray-Darling river system is under investigation.

Water rights, trading and the new water barons

Matthew Luhn believes all decisions, big and small, are based on how we feel. A good story is a powerful way to connect with those emotions.

Using a good story to make connections

Do we have to be "always on"?

Do you have to answer work emails at home?

Colin Cameron FCPA was determined to do everything he could for City of Swan ratepayers. So the accountant took the fight to Wall Street to get back the millions his Perth council lost in the global financial crisis (GFC). Photographer: Richard Hatherly.

Taking on Wall St: How an Australian CPA beat the Street

Few argue that social media offers insights, but there are risks for employers who use it for candidate research

5 things to know before checking out job candidates on social media

Combining people, processes and technology can help combat the fraudsters

Watch out for this scam!

Facebook Australia and New Zealand chief Stephen Scheeler. Photographer: Ant Geernaert.

Meet the man in charge at Facebook Australia

Brands and their marketing slogans figure prominently in the world's major cities

Is Apple's brand valuation meaningless?