Monthly Archives: July 2010

PM promises cash for disabled children – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

By online political correspondent Emma Rodgers Under the policy almost 8,000 children under six would be eligible to receive up to $12,000 of early intervention therapies and services. (AFP: Fred Tanneau) Video: Gillard announces disability funds … Continue reading

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The shadow side of a cardboard king | The Age

The shadow side of a cardboard king July 25, 2010 Jeanne and Richard Pratt out the front of their home in Kew. Picture: Simon O’Dwyer He may have been generous, charming and charismatic, but mogul Richard Pratt had a dark side. Michael Bachelard e… Continue reading

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Uproar over leak of Windsor report

PAUL AUSTIN July 23, 2010 STATE Parliament is expected to launch an investigation into the leaking of a secret report on the Hotel Windsor redevelopment scandal, as Labor and the opposition go to war over the affair. The government yesterday accus… Continue reading

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An “Unfortunate” Bid to Corrupt Victoria’s Planning and Heritage Laws ?

“Kew Cottages Coalition Media Release http://www.kew.org.au Release Date: 20100723 An “Unfortunate” Bid to Corrupt Victoria’s Planning and Heritage Laws ? The Windsor Hotel redevelopment scandal will go down in history as a bid to corrupt Victoria’s Plan… Continue reading

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Secret report finds A-G in contempt on Windsor | The Age

PAUL AUSTIN July 22, 2010 The Windsor Hotel. THE Hotel Windsor redevelopment scandal is set to blow-up again before November’s state election, with the upper house moving to punish Attorney-General Rob Hulls for contempt of Parliament. A secret re… Continue reading

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Autistic children failed by education system | The Age

Autistic children failed by education system NATALIE CRAIG July 18, 2010 Fiona and Georgina Le Roy are moving back to the UK due to poor autism funding in Victoria. Picture: Craig Sillitoe GEORGINA Le Roy, 11, is mathematically brilliant, but the … Continue reading

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Planning change pushed in split bill | The Age

JASON DOWLING July 16, 2010 A MASSIVE urban expansion of Melbourne and higher density housing in existing suburbs – particularly along transport routes – now looks likely with government aiming to split opposition parties to get the planning chang… Continue reading

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