The Independent | 12 Jul 2017 | News
Drinking around three cups of coffee a day has been linked to a lower risk of death “from any cause” in two new large-scale studies.
The habits of coffee-lovers were shown to add years to their life – with high coffee consumption shown to reduce the risk of death from diseases related to circulation and digestion in particular.
AFR | 10 Jul 2017 | News
Leaked emails flagging a potential diplomatic incident with the United States and a potential loss of investments if certain legislation proceeded gives a fascinating - and rarely seen – insight into the opaque world of lobbying and advocacy.
ABC | 07 Jul 2017 | News
South Australia will be home to the world's largest lithium ion battery thanks to a historic agreement between Tesla and the State Government, with Tesla boss Elon Musk promising to build it in 100 days, or it's free.
The Age | 05 Jul 2017 | News
Retirement is often called the "golden years". If you read the marketing of the large companies that operate retirement villages you'd be led to believe that it's all lawn bowls, cocktails and luxury. The reality can be very different.
As one retiree recently told us: "When I moved in, the reason for that place's existence was residents. Now it's reason for existence is shareholders and there is a huge amount of distrust."
The Age | 29 Jun 2017 | News
Wake up and smell the coffee, Melbourne. We are literally surrounded by great cafes. In this sneak peek from the first national Good Food Guide, here are the 20 cafes we're calling the year's best.
SMH | 29 Jun 2017 | News
The corporate watchdog has been called on to investigate recent trading of Aveo’s shares ahead of the company announcing a $145 million buy back this week.
Investment specialists have called on the corporate watchdog to investigate recent trading of Aveo's shares by its largest shareholder Mulpha and a director ahead of the company's announcement of a $145 million buyback this week.
The Age | 27 Jun 2017 | News
“The reason they had me forcibly admitted to the Biala Unit, which is a psychiatric department ... was to punish me, was to shut me up, was to silence me with drugs.”
It was June 23, 2009, when Gwyneth Jones was admitted to a psychiatric ward after complaints about her behaviour at Aveo retirement village The George in one of Melbourne’s bayside suburbs.
| 24 Jun 2017 | News
Geoff Richards quietly closed the front door of his unit for the last time. The legal letters had been signed, non-disparagement clauses agreed, and the retirement village operator Aveo was about to have its day.
Slowly walking down the path with his dog, Tosh, the crumpled 80-year-old glanced back one last time.
The Age | 23 Jun 2017 | News
The Turnbull government is considering a bounty-style reward worth millions of dollars for those who blow the whistle on corruption or unethical behaviour at the hands of multibillion-dollar corporations.
Finance Minister Kelly O'Dwyer will on Friday announce measures intended to tighten legislation to give compensation to whistleblowers to stop their "unacceptable treatment" following a series of damning Fairfax Media investigations into the banking and service sectors.
SMH | 21 Jun 2017 | News
Rebel government backbencher George Christensen has crossed the floor and voted with Labor to protect workers' penalty rates, in an embarrassing blow to the Turnbull government.
It is extremely rare for MPs to cross the floor and vote against their own side, but Mr Christensen's move has been a long time coming, as he has threatened to do so on previous occasions.