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Financial exploitation of elderly rife in retirement villages

Financial exploitation of elderly rife in retirement villages

A joint Four Corners and Fairfax Media investigation into retirement village company Aveo uncovers exorbitant fees and complex contracts, with current and former residents describing the company's model as "financial abuse of the elderly".

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Exploitation of the elderly rife in retirement villages

Exploitation of the elderly rife in retirement villages

A joint Four Corners and Fairfax Media investigation into retirement village company Aveo uncovers exorbitant fees and complex contracts, with current and former residents describing the company's model as "financial abuse of the elderly".

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Property developer Michael Teplitsky 'laundered cash' for tax fraud syndicate: court

Fairfax Media can detail allegations of Michael Teplitsky's alleged role in the wider ATO scheme.

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The age of hyperbole, when facts can be distorted until they hurt

An expatriate journalist living in Britain wrote an apocalyptic tract this week, published by Fairfax Media, warning fellow Australian travellers not to take a holiday in London.

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It All Adds Up podcast - episode 1: The great Australian property 'illusion' exposed

This podcast will draw on Fairfax Media's crack team of economics experts to help you get a better understanding of the things that affect your job, your mortgage and your family budget.

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It All Adds Up podcast: The great Australian property 'illusion' exposed

This podcast will draw on Fairfax Media's crack team of economics experts to help you get a better understanding of the things that affect your job, your mortgage and your family budget.

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Welcome to our new economics podcast: It All Adds Up

This podcast will draw on Fairfax Media's crack team of economics experts to help you get a better understanding of the things that affect your job, your mortgage and your family budget.

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Rosalind Croucher takes on the poisoned chalice of human rights roles

As foreshadowed by Fairfax Media, Professor Croucher will replace Gillian Triggs as head of the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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Phoebe's Fall podcast wins gold award at New York Radio Festival

​Fairfax Media's mastheads have been telling compelling stories for over 180 years. But in September 2016, Australia's oldest newspaper publisher began to challenge radio at its own game, with the launch of the investigative podcast series Phoebe's

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Labor to reject key parts of Peter Dutton's citizenship overhaul

The Labor opposition will reject the Turnbull government's proposed changes to Australian citizenship unless key elements are scrapped, Fairfax Media understands.

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Karl Stefanovic's family surprised by Bora Bora trip with BFF James Packer

"It was a surprise he took this week off when he will have the children the very next week during school holidays," a family friend told Fairfax Media.

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Theresa May warned of losing majority weeks before election

British Prime Minister Theresa May was warned about the dangers of calling an early election and told she risked losing her parliamentary majority, Fairfax Media has learned.

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Australia Taxation Office chasing $1 billion from energy giant Chevron in massive tax case

American fossil fuel giant Chevron is locked in a major dispute with the ATO, Fairfax Media can reveal.

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'Groundless and irresponsible': Chinese told Australian spy report is 'old news'

Chinese citizens have been told a Fairfax Media/Four Corners investigation into Chinese spying in Australia is "loose speculation" that blackens their country.

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Zidane was top, but Ronaldo, he was something else says Brazil star Roberto Carlos

Roberto Carlos - proably the most famous left-back in the world - is in Melbourne and tells Fairfax Media what has brought him to Australia.

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Land contamination review follows Fairfax Media Toxic State investigation

The state government will urgently review procedures for contaminated land following a Fairfax Media investigation.

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Anonymous Super Rugby footballer slams ARU and speaks out on player uncertainty

Fairfax Media has spoken to a player from one of the Super Rugby clubs in the firing line, on the condition of anonymity, who has labelled the ARU "selfish" and believes they are "playing with our livelihoods".

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'Taxpayers sabotaged': Companies not paying tax despite receiving $6 billion in government contracts

Multinational companies being awarded taxpayer funded contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars are not paying any tax, a Fairfax Media investigation of federal tax office and tender data has revealed.

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Fairfax bid: Labor senator Sam Dastyari raises concerns over TPG Russian links

Labor senator Sam Dastyari has raised concerns that there are links between the Russian government and a private equity firm stalking Fairfax Media.

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Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn: Pacman's gruelling training regime

The boxing legend gives Fairfax Media extraordinary access to his training regime and home in preparation for his July 2 fight with Queenslander Jeff Horn

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Hellman & Friedman make rival bid for Fairfax Media

A second American private equity firm has offered to buy Fairfax Media.

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Hellman & Friedman makes rival bid for Fairfax Media

A second American private equity firm has offered to buy Fairfax Media.

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Former Fairfax chairman Ron Walker backs $2.8b TPG takeover bid

Former Fairfax chairman Ron Walker backs $2.8b TPG takeover bid

Former Fairfax Media chairman Ron Walker endorses a $2.76 billion takeover bid for the company by US private equity group TPG and the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.

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Fairfax Media keeping books closed, for now

The American private equity group stalking Fairfax Media has not yet been granted access to the company's books, a move that would show the board is seriously considering a $2.7 billion offer.

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Apology to Chris Jermyn

Fairfax Media unreservedly apologises to Mr Chris Jermyn for the series of articles written by one of our journalists during the 2016 federal election campaign.

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TPG makes fresh offer for Fairfax Media at about $2.7 billion

TPG Capital has increased its bid for Fairfax Media, officially offering $1.20 a share, valuing the company at about $2.7 billion.

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Higher bid for Fairfax likely as private equity bid lacks support

With Fairfax Media's board set to reject private equity group TPG's​ $2.2 billion demerger proposal, sources are saying the media group's suitor is working on a different proposal that will involve a full cash takeover offer for the group.

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Underworld figure Toby Mitchell's jail term extended, but the public can't know why

Prominent underworld figure Toby Mitchell will spend another six months behind bars, but Fairfax Media is prevented from revealing the reasons for his new sentence.

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'Productivity went up': Peter Dutton sprays Fairfax Media journalists over strike

"I think people realise you can live without reading Fairfax newspapers. I think it's a better way to lead your life."

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Fairfax Media likely to reject TPG offer amid lack of shareholder support

The board of Fairfax Media is widely expected to reject private equity group suitor TPG amid a lack of shareholder support for the $2.2 billion demerger.

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Media stocks surge ahead of budget, Fairfax Media bid

Media stocks have rocketed higher on Monday as investors digest the possibility of a change in media laws and private equity makes an offer for Fairfax Media.

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Fairfax Media releases detail of TPG's split proposal

Fairfax Media has released the details of an approach from a TPG Group-led consortium that would see it split up its publishing business.

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Prabowo Subianto opens up on Jakarta elections and the 2019 presidency

Fairfax Media exclusively interviews the man most likely to challenge Joko Widodo for the Indonesian presidency in 2019.

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Fairfax Media in talks with TPG over partial buyout proposal

Fairfax Media in talks with TPG over partial buyout proposal

Fairfax Media confirms it is in talks with a private equity consortium which has offered to buy some but not all of the troubled media company.

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Private equity firm TPG approaches Fairfax Media about $2.2 billion demerger

Private equity group TPG has approached Fairfax Media about a $2.2 billion demerger of its online property classifieds business and metropolitan mastheads in a bid that is will attract political scrutiny and earn a cautious reception from the company

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Fairfax Media confirms unsolicited TPG approach

Private equity outfit TPG Capital has approached Fairfax Media with a proposal to buy its online real estate business Domain and the company's three big publishing mastheads.

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Fairfax Media management in urgent talks over TPG approach

Private equity outfit TPG Capital has approached Fairfax Media with a proposal to buy its online real estate business Domain and the company's three big publishing mastheads.

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TPG moves to buy Fairfax Media's publishing and property arms

Private equity outfit TPG Capital has reportedly approached Fairfax Media with a proposal to buy its online real estate business Domain and the company's three big publishing mastheads - The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financia

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TPG moves to buy Fairfax Media's publishing and property arms - reports

Private equity outfit TPG Capital has reportedly approached Fairfax Media with a proposal to buy its online real estate business Domain and the company's three big publishing mastheads - The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financia

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	Sydney Morning Herald runs glaring typo on front page

Sydney Morning Herald runs glaring typo on front page

An obvious spelling error on the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald has come at an unfortunate time - as hundreds of Fairfax Media staff strike in protest of far-reaching job cuts.

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'Invest in journalism': Fairfax Media staff message to management

'Invest in journalism': Fairfax Media staff message to management

Amid an unprecedented week-long strike by Fairfax Media staff over an announcement that it will cut 125 editorial jobs, journalists are sending a clear message to management — it is time to invest in journalism.

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Fairfax journalists in Australia walk out over job cuts

Fairfax journalists in Australia walk out over job cuts

The walkout follows a decision by their employer, Fairfax Media, to cut one quarter of newsroom staff.

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Fairfax journalists in Australia strike over job cuts

It follows a decision by their employer, Fairfax Media, to cut one quarter of newsroom staff.

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'Difficult pill to swallow': NSW Premier empathises with striking Fairfax Media journalists

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has thrown her support behind Fairfax Media journalists after the company announced job cuts.

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Fairfax Media journalists strike for a week over job cuts

Journalists at Fairfax Media have voted to go on strike following the company's decision to cut a quarter of the remaining journalists at its major Australian newspapers.

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	Fairfax slashes 25% of staff in $30 million restructure

Fairfax slashes 25% of staff in $30 million restructure

Australia's Fairfax Media will cut a quarter of its newsroom staff from metropolitan mastheads to save an estimated $30 million.

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No phones, water or first aid available after 2015 ADFA bus crash

Fairfax Media has obtained the review of the crash near Goulburn involving Australian Defence Force Academy recruits.

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Revealed: the private schools set to have their funding cut by the Turnbull government

The government has declined to publicly confirm the schools, but Fairfax Media has identified which will lose federal money.

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Revealed: every private school set to have its funding cut by the Turnbull government

The government has declined to publicly confirm the schools, but Fairfax Media has identified which will lose federal money.

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Fairfax axes 125 editorial staff jobs

Fairfax axes 125 editorial staff jobs

Fairfax media company will cut a further 125 editorial staff, almost a year after staff numbers were reduced at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review.

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