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Issue 11

June/July Issue
17 June 2024

Issue 11 Women leading Australia’s ASX listed companies, features Silicon Valley tech guru Sukhinder Singh Cassidy who has swung ASX-listed $20 Billion Software giant Xero into profit. This issue also features Samantha Mostyn, Governor General ‘executive, serial board member and activist’; The ASX200 Women CEOs – women who have broken through the glass ceiling to rise to the top of their fields; Australia’s most expensive home, the rise of executive rehab and much more inside. 

Issue 10

April/May Issue
18 April 2024

Issue 10 features the extraordinary full story on Harry Triguboff’s 91-year journey to becoming Australia’s third richest person. This issue also features: Chris Tynan of Blackstone on the future strategies for their $25 billion investment in Australian property; Kelly Ryan, former CEO of Netball Australia, speaks out on the pay disputes and loss of sponsorship from Hancock Prospecting. Plus, a sneak peek at the first electric Rolls-Royce, sustainability efforts at logistics giant Linfox, what’s next for Y Combinator, and much more.

Issue 9

Feb/March Issue
22 February 2024

Issue 09 of Forbes Australia is out now – and it serves up a wealth of knowledge starting with the Australia’s 50 Richest List 2024. The old guard across mining, resources, and property still lead the top 10, however the tech players are growing in number and wealth fast.

Issue 8

Dec/Jan Issue
4 December 2023

Leading Issue Eight is Peter Freedman, who has grown RØDE Microphones to a company worth more than $1 billion. He talks about the journey, why Australian manufacturing is their secret weapon, and how he plans to take Rode’s parent company to the top of the pro audio league.⁠

Issue 7

Oct/Nov Issue
9 October 2023

Zambrero founder and this issue’s cover story, Sam Prince, has amassed a $1.57 billion fortune through his many businesses. Prince has strongly held views on entrepreneurship, contradicting the conventional thinking that entrepreneurs are born, not made. The interview delves into Prince’s Entrepreneur Generator which at time of publishing had four apprentices starting their journey. Also, in this issue: the world’s first permanent artificial heart; three companies benefiting from AI’s meteoric rise, and more.

Issue 6

Aug/Sept Issue
21 August 2023

In our cover story, Carol Schwartz, one of Australia’s most influential investors, is pouring millions of dollars into women-led start-ups. More recently, her focus has shifted to investing in female venture capitalists – a move she hopes will close the gap on funding for women-led businesses. We also speak with Skroo Turner, Founder and CEO of Flight Centre, on the company’s post-pandemic recovery strategy. We hear from Amanda Healy, CEO of Warrikal, an indigineous woman looking at ways to bridge the generational wealth gap. We travel to the land-locked Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan – a remote, exotic destination with a rich history. Plus many more regular columns including Where I’m Putting the Money.

Issue 5

June/July Issue
19 June 2023

CEO of WiseTech Global Richard White, CEO of ReadyTech Marc Washbourne, former NSW Premier and Australian Senator Kristina Keneally, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Pacific Equity Partners Tim Sims, Linktree Co-Founders Nick Humphreys and brothers Alex and Anthony Zaccaria, supermodel-turned-entrepreneur Miranda Kerr and New Zealand opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa are among the highlights of the fifth issue of Forbes Australia. Leading the issue is founder and CEO of WiseTech Global Richard White. White is devouring the world of freight software with a personal fortune that has more than doubled in the past 12 months to around $9.7 billion. He talks to Forbes Australia about how he went from refrigeration mechanic to Australia’s seventh richest person.

Issue 4

April/May Issue
20 April 2023

Leading this issue is former Australia Post CEO and now CEO of logistics giant Team Global Express (TGE), Christine Holgate. She speaks candidly to Forbes Australia about her time at Australia Post, proving the sceptics wrong, her compelling leadership style and how her trademark resilience pushed her to tackle the role at TGE. Australian legend and former #1 tennis seed Ash Barty talks exclusively to Forbes Australia about quitting tennis at the top of her game, what makes her tick and what is next for Brand Barty. This issue also features Richard White, CEO of WiseTech Global and Australia’s 10th richest person with a net worth of $5.4 billion, activewear giant Lorna Jane Clarkson, Baker’s Delight’s founder and CEO Lesley and Elise Gillespie, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan, and the list of Australia’s 10 most expensive homes.

Issue 3

Australia’s 50 Richest Issue
23 February 2023

Leading the issue is the Forbes list of Australia’s 50 Richest, the definitive list of the richest people in Australia. The collective wealth of Australia’s 50 Richest on the 2023 Forbes list soared 70% to US$213 billion from $125 billion in 2019 when the list was last published. Bill Gates shares why AI will be the hottest topic of 2023 and we speak to brothers Dimitry and Aengus Tran, co-founders of Harrison.ai, a medical technology company that aims to transform healthcare using AI. Australian Formula One superstar Daniel Riccardo discusses the third edition of his DR3 vintage in collaboration with St Hugo Wines, and his favourite, yet surprising, off-duty drive. Plus, meet the brothers behind Catch of the Day, Scoopon, Menulog and more, Gabby and Hezi Leibovich.

Issue 2

Nov/Dec Issue
24 November 2022

In this issue, entrepreneur Tim Gurner exclusively reveals to Forbes Australia how he’s turning his life’s purpose and 20 years of testing hundreds of bio hacks into a new multi-million-dollar wellness enterprise. We speak to 91-year-old Heinrich Hora on how close he is to creating viable nuclear fusion, and Beer with a Billionaire features David Dicker discussing his new Bombardier jet. Westfield heiress Betty Klimenko enthuses about her v8 supercars and favourite roadster, and former creative director of Qantas Marc Newson (who also helped design the Apple Watch) talks about how much of his work is about problem solving.

Issue 1

The launch issue of Forbes Australia.
26 September 2022

Inside this issue we uncover the stories of Australian entrepreneurs at the forefront of change. We talk to billionaire brothers and founders of Immutable, Robbie and James Ferguson; we go inside the mind of philanthropist Judith Neilson; and we explore the business of social media creators.

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