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Educating Your Child

Educating your child has been the subject of a number of books by Author Peg Tyre.  Here she reviews the five books most influential in knowing what educating your child is really about.

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Peg Tyre

I’ve been an education journalist for many years and I’ve frequently stumbled on a nugget of knowledge, 10 pages into an academic article, that made me think, “I wish I had known this when I was making decisions about my own children’s schooling.” So I decided to write a book that takes research out of the academic silo and puts it in the hands of the people who need it the most, the parents. The Best Books on Educating Your Child | Five Books

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Conservative Economics Explained | You know something’s wrong

There’s a basic flaw with government economic policy.

We’ve all felt it for a long time. Flat wages rising prices and worse and worse government services.

In this video Robert Reich explains and gives examples to show the flaw in conservative economic theory.

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Housing affordability lessons from Vancouver for the City of Sydney

Vancouver has been grappling with its housing affordability crisis for over a decade – and its mayor has some advice for Sydney.

Part of the problem, he said, is that Australia and Canada were “way behind in innovation in government” and cities were left with few real policy levels to tackle the issue.

Source: Housing affordability lessons from Vancouver for the City of Sydney

Mortgage arrears at five-year high: Moody’s

Home loan arrears are at the highest levels for five years http://snip.ly/mky1h

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The proportion of Australian residential mortgages more than 30 days in arrears rose to its highest level in five-years, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Source: Mortgage arrears at five-year high: Moody’s

 

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Property Prices In Queensland Regional Towns Are On The Move

Regional Queensland Is On The Rebound

Property prices in Queensland regional towns are starting to move according to realestate.com.au. Big spending on hospitals, police facilities etc are driving a new boom.

A massive driver of growth from Dept.of Infrastructure alone.

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Government projects driving property prices in queensland regional towns

 

The most arrogant people in Australia are business people and we’re sick of them

The Australian Psyche Won’t Put Up With Inequality

 

How the worm – and the world – turns. When the Abbott government came to power just four years ago, it claimed its arrival signalled the “end of the age of entitlement”. Don’t laugh, it’s happening – but in the opposite way to what treasurer Joe Hockey had in mind.

Source: The most arrogant people in Australia are business people and we’re sick of them