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Grant Goldman Editorial Thursday 19 October 2017

Peninsula Paradise Lost? Australia is currently enduring one of her most significant residential property building binges in our recent modern history. The NSW business elites have recently come together in an historic call on government to compel our elected leaders to stay the course and keep innovating and to be thinking big. This demand generated construction rampage has been influenced by a government inspired ‘Ponzi Scheme merry-go-round’ economy whose banking system largely underpinned by an official and artificially stage-managed construction boom fuelled by a voodoo economics’ cherished high immigration stance. Once peaceful oases of calm occupying the fringes of

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Grant Goldman Editorial Monday 16 October 2017

Elderly Cost Cutting My esteemed mate and popular super radio network colleague Dave Sutherland usually signs-off from his shows with the phrase, “Be kind to your children because they choose your nursing home!” It seems never a more accurate sentiment has been expressed. I have spoken before in this segment about abuse of the elderly; so today I wish to revisit that theme and to focus in particular on the quality of care available to residents of our nation’s Aged Care facilities. Elder abuse is defined by the world health organisation (WHO) as a single or repeated act, or

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Cracked – Fractured – Broken

How else should one describe the disorder the world is experiencing and how has it reached the point of no return? Since the end of the Second World War it was hoped that peace would prevail throughout the globe and societies would embrace the opportunity to advance themselves and prosper. Fast forward to 2017 and take a snapshot of life on planet earth. It’s not what the masses envisaged. Conflict, discord and dissension are the norm and humans are becoming more and more desensitised to the violence, rape and pillage on the streets with no end in sight of

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Aussie Exploitation

Aussie Aged Care Rip Off After the airing of a Four Corners report on Australia’s multi-billion dollar retirement village industry it appears obvious that the Aveo business model favours exorbitant profiteering over fair and equitable business practices. Some Aveo residents feel used, abused and swindled by the lengthy, confusing and convoluted agreements they signed. Aged people are some of the most vulnerable in our society and need to be treated with respect and dignity. Each in their own way they have contributed to our society and it is incumbent on our governments to ensure their retirement status is not