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4 Corners and Fairfax investigation alleges retirement home rip-offs

4 Corners and Fairfax investigation alleges retirement home rip-offs

A joint investigation by Fairfax Media and the ABC’s 4 Corners program has shone a light on the dubious practices utilised by Australian retirement villages. The report from Sarah Danckert and Adele Ferguson, looks at retirement village operator Aveo, who are one of the biggest providers of housing for the elderly. Highlighting that the company’s complicated contracts […]

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Catholic Bishops speak out against marriage equality

Catholic Bishops speak out against marriage equality

Australia’s Catholic Bishops are reportedly set to release a statement condemning marriage equality. The Age has broken the news that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) will release a statement warning Australia’s political leaders that ‘political decisions’ can damage families. The ACBC is expected to use much stronger wording in their fight against marriage equality […]

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Turnbull ‘abandoned his commitment to a free vote’ says Shorten

Leader of the Federal Opposition Bill Shorten has accused Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of capitulating to socially conservative supporters on marriage equality in an opinion piece for ‘The Age’. The leader of the Australian Labor Party recalls PM Turnbull’s passionate speech to the Australian public after a 1999 referendum failed to garner enough support for […]

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The Age editorial supports Gayby Baby, GLBTQI community

The Age editorial supports Gayby Baby, GLBTQI community

Victorian newspaper The Age has eviscerated the decision by the NSW government to ban schools from screening gay parenting documentary ‘Gayby Baby’ in an editorial expressing support for same-sex parents and the LGBTIQ community. The Age warns of the dangers of censoring films such as ‘Gayby Baby’ in schools. “There are clearly still far too […]

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