Few leaders have been tested like Jacinda Ardern, but from cries of baby brain to the unthinkable tragedy of Christchurch, she is yet to put a foot wrong, writes Annabel Crabb.
The nation's largest companies with just one female director will be told to lift their game or face punishment by their shareholders, including votes against the re-election of their often-male chairmen.
Trade union boss Sally McManus calls for greater action on rising inequality and stagnant wage growth but fails to force the party to adopt the union movement's policies.
Digital transformation, innovation and regulation are just some of the major issues keeping Australian executives up at night, according to KPMG's second annual survey of business leaders.
The former prime minister tells Q&A the nine key figures who brought about his political undoing need to "be adults and be accountable", while offering a defence of his legacy.
We bemoan a lack of leadership. Some yearn for the good old days when we had it. Yet when we get it, we sometimes don't recognise it, and even if we do, we seldom reward it, writes Laura Tingle.
Executive chairman Ann Sherry says some science, technology and engineering-related businesses are achieving a five-fold increase in the proportion of women they short-list for jobs simply by removing name and gender from applications.
Michael Yabsley says Mr Abbott has been stirring the pot ever since the end of his prime ministership.
In an exclusive interview with the ABC, the defeated prime ministerial challenger has no regrets about his moves this week.