As captain of Australia's cricket team, Michael Clarke revealed a fighting spirit and level of skill to match his greatest predecessors.
Fiona Wood has been on a search to find a better way to treat burns victims. Now she is connecting with other medical researchers to help complete the jigsaw.
Privileged upbringing, politician, diplomat ... you may think you have Alexander Downer pegged. But add “petrol head” to the list and think again.
Paralympic Athlete of the Year Dylan Alcott is on a quest – not to win more gold medals, but to normalise disability for the wider community.
Germaine Greer, famously linked with the women’s movement, has been a passionate and fearless advocate on a wide range of issues for almost five decades – and she’s not about to change.
Known by millions of fans as “King of the Waltz”, Dutch violinist André Rieu has turned his love of classical music into a multimillion-dollar business – an idea, he says, that was inspired by Johann Strauss.
Since taking on the role of Chief Commissioner at Victoria Police just over a year ago, Graham Ashton AM has been on a quest to improve the mental health of his troops and inspire confidence in the organisation.
As chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison fought to improve the culture of the organisation and the treatment of women in its ranks. It’s a battle he’s now waging in the wider community.
As organised crime finds increasingly sophisticated ways to outwit financial systems, AUSTRAC regulator Paul Jevtovic is on a mission to work with business to make Australia a safer place.
Brilliant yet divisive, trailblazing neurosurgeon Charlie Teo continues to push the boundaries – inside and outside the operating theatre.
As an international lawyer, academic and now president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs has long been accustomed to fighting for people’s rights. Little did she imagine she would need to defend her own integrity.
Australia’s financial regulators are united in their call to work more collaboratively with government and industry to meet shared goals.
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As Australia prepares for a general election, the focus is sharpening on the man who has steadied the Labor Party ship.
Fifty years after entering the cut-and-thrust world of the Canberra press gallery, Laurie Oakes has lost none of his passion for bringing politics to the people.
John Lo, the man who holds the purse strings of internet giant Tencent, has a simple vision for the future: a world seamlessly linked by digital technology.
Kerrie Mather has a 20-year vision for Sydney Airport that focuses on embracing new technologies, creating flexible infrastructure and providing customers with a first-class experience.
Despite a tumbling iron ore price and troubles in China, Rio Tinto’s Andrew Harding is not losing sleep at night. The mining giant’s head of iron ore explains why.
He’s the father of video gaming (Pong anyone?), online ordering and in-car navigation systems. Now he’s trying to revolutionise education with his BrainRush company. Meet Nolan Bushnell, the man who helped make the modern world.
A Yahoo trailblazer, Tony Faure helped introduce Australians to the digital space. But it’s people and ideas, not digital data, that decide where Faure puts his money and advice.
The National Rugby League is breaking out of its boys’ own culture and former chief operating officer Suzanne Young CPA was in the front row of the push.
Alex Malley speaks to Dr Paul Brock on education, family and life as a motor neurone disease campaigner.
Andrew Bassat doesn't just want you to find a better job; his ambitions are to also help you find a better life.
Craig Tiley sets a new baseline for Tennis Australia, harnessing the marketing clout of The Australian Open to extend its horizons far beyond Australia’s shores.
The way universities are funded, and how they engage with the community, is a fast-evolving debate.
Brave moves keep The Australian Women’s Weekly contemporary and relevant in the digital age.
Will his flair for economics help improve Australia's competitiveness?
Running a food empire takes leadership skills and business smarts.
The former CPA Australia president's varied life experiences make her a better leader despite a late start.
Dallas central banker Richard Fisher says US federal money should be used to create jobs rather than bail out Wall Street cowboys.