Woodside Petroleum boss Peter Coleman was paid $8.5 million in 2014 after receiving a $2 million annual pay rise.

The chief executive of the Perth-based energy giant took home almost $3 million in short-term bonuses during the year.  Most of Mr Coleman’s senior executive team also received pay rises during the year, with chief financial officer Laurie Tremaine earning $2 million, up from $1.5 million the previous year. Executive…