Mike Ticher reported in The Guardian on Thursday 4 January 2018 that building apartments along transport routes in Sydney was meant to create a more sustainable city. But only developers seem happy with the results. You can read the article here
Channel 9’s A Current Affair interviewed Dick on Tuesday night about his challenge to Meriton’s Harry Triguboff to donate $1 billion to charity – take a look at the story here or watch the video above.
Daily Mail Australia Australia records its highest ever immigration rate – with the population tipped to reach 25 million in months Australia’s population is set to reach the 25 million milestone within a matter of months. The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates the nation adds a new person every one minute and 26 seconds, making … Read More
This past Sunday (17 December 2017), Dick issued a public challenge to Meriton founder Harry Triguboff to donate some of his sizeable fortune to charity. Today, Mr Triguboff has responded – and it’s pretty much “mind your own business, Dick”. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Mr Triguboff said “I suggest Dick Smith focus on his … Read More
In Australia, the wealthiest 1% have the same wealth as the bottom 70%. That is 243 000 people living in this country have the same wealth as 17 million Australians combined. With 5 million Australians living pay packet to pay packet with no reserves at all, wouldn’t it be great if we could motivate … Read More
Isn’t it great that other Australians realise that overpopulation is a real threat? Read the letter in The Australian yesterday showing the writer’s belief that the Defence Department should be looking into overpopulation – so true.
It’s really sad that Q&A presenter Virginia Trioli didn’t get a factual answer from our Prime Minster, Malcolm Turnbull, re the first question allowed on Q&A about our staggering 200,000 immigration per annum. See the article by Leith van Onselen here!
Ross Gittins in the Sydney Morning Herald this morning writes that the older generations are scaring youngsters unnecessarily over automation. I hope Ross is correct. The main headline says, “Robots aren’t stealing jobs: truth behind claim scaring pants off our graduates.” I wonder if that means our young people will move from really productive, satisfying … Read More
Here’s an A Current Affair story reminding us to buy Australian at Christmas time.
Nigel Sinnott gave me permission to publish his letter of support.