Affordable housing – Is super the answer?

In its 2017 Budget, the Government announced several measures designed to ease the pressure on spiralling housing prices, particularly in the East Coast capital cities of Melbourne, Sydney and to a lesser degree, Brisbane. I was in Sydney recently on a personal visit and couldn’t help but notice the eye-watering prices ...

Dementia – An unpleasant fact?

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Dementia is not a single disease; it is an all-encompassing term describing a range of symptoms that cause parts of the brain to deteriorate progressively.  Dementia affects memory, perception, behaviour, language and personality.  Alzheimer’s is the most common and well-known form of dementia. I am not going to attempt to outline ...

Age Pension – not set and forget?

Applying for an age pension is not easy. There is a comprehensive and complicated application form with an extensive number of questions to be answered and depending on your circumstances, innumerable documents that need to be  photocopied and lodged as well. If an application is successful and the age pension is granted, ...

 

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