By Charles Massy

ISBN-10: 0702238856

ISBN-13: 9780702238857

The 10-billion-dollar cave in of the wool is taken into account one in all Australia's greatest enterprise failures, and for the 1st time, the surprising precise tale at the back of this sizeable cave in is published. Spanning one hundred seventy years from the beginning of the in 1840 and its increase through the Nineteen Fifties via its unraveling from 1980 to 1991, this can be a searing account of greed, political corruption, and heavy-handed protectionism. because it uncovers the never-before-seen archival assets, executive and board papers, and personal correspondence and stocks particular interviews with key whistle blowers, this narrative unveils the gripping real tale of presidency corruption in a probably untouchable industry.

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