Victoria's Attorney-General grants a petition for mercy, allowing Faruk Orman the right to appeal his conviction over fears he may have suffered a miscarriage of justice due to the involvement of police informant Nicola Gobbo, who became known as Lawyer X.
When Ben Anderson was unable to find a bank willing to give him a business loan, he turned to a non-bank lender. It was not long before debt collectors were knocking on his door.
Scandal-plagued wealth management firm AMP faces another class action, this time from its customers, who are hoping to claw back hundreds of millions of dollars lost after their super funds were allegedly eroded by fees.
Michelle Bradley-Smith switched her superannuation from an industry fund to a retail fund after being cold-called by a financial advisor who promised bigger returns. It was a decision she says she quickly regretted.
Former rugby league player Jamal Idris is the new ambassador for Youpla — a rebrand of the Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund, which was the subject of scathing criticism during the Hayne inquiry, accused of exploiting the significance of funerals to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The scrutiny on borrowing is the toughest it's been, with banks and credit unions putting the daily spending habits of potential customers under the microscope — including things like your food deliveries and Afterpay purchases.
In a bid to clean up its reputation in the wake of the banking royal commission's findings, National Australia Bank will no longer pay commissions to members of the public in exchange for them referring new home loan customers.
Tennis in New South Wales is in the grip of a civil war, as eight elders of the sport face losing their life memberships over the role they played in the handling of a complaint of sexual abuse made by a child in the 1990s.