Through case studies, this work highlights the spread of corporate crime in Australia and the harm caused by that crime. Each chapter discusses the circumstances behind a type of corporate crime; focuses on government responses; details the outcome of the legal process; and summarises long term consequences of the case.
- The bottom of the harbour tax evasion schemes
- The demise of trustees executors and agency co. Ltd
- The collapse of Bishopsgate insurance
- The Russell Island land fraud
- The meat substitution scandal of 1981
- Medical fraud and abuse in medical benefit programmes
- The Dalkon Shield
- The media, tobacco and public health
- Sex discrimination: Wardley v Ansett
- Lead pollution and the children of Port Pirie
- crime without punishment: the Appin mine disaster
- Death at Kellogg’s
- Coke and cancer at BHP
- Asbestos mining at Baryulgil: a case of corporate neglect?