Email By Jessica Longbottom Updated September 15, 2014 11:54:01 Photo: Allan and Rose Lorraine paid $400,000 when they moved into Mentone Gardens in 2010. (ABC News) Related Story: Elderly residents' families stand to lose thousands over nursing home collapse Map: Melbourne 3000 The Victorian Government has come under attack for failing to prevent dozens of elderly residents from losing millions of dollars when a Melbourne aged care centre went into administration last year.The ABC has learned the Government-regulated nursing home was allowed to continue to take bonds of up to $250,000 from elderly residents despite the Department of Health having evidence the home was in financial trouble as early as 2011.Mentone Gardens, in Melbourne's south-east, went into administration in June last year and residents were told there was little hope of recovering the bonds paid to the facility.The former residents and their families are lobbying the Government to reimburse their $4.5 … [Read more...] about Residents who lost life savings when Mentone Gardens nursing home collapsed to pursue class action against Victorian Government
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A severe drought afflicting an Outback town has left the community with only a few weeks until the water supply completely runs out. Stanthorpe, on Queensland's southern border, is suffering from what locals have described as the 'worst drought in living memory'. Residents have been warned that Storm King Dam, which supplies the town's water, is just weeks shy of using the last of its reserves. Stanthorpe (pictured), on Queensland's southern border, is suffering from what locals have described as the 'worst drought in living memory' Residents have been warned that Storm King Dam (pictured), which supplies the town's water, is just weeks shy of using the last of its reserves The town has suffered through extremely dry conditions across the state with residents saying they haven't had decent rain for more than two years. Forty-five loads of water will have to be brought into the town each day once the supply runs out. Estimated service costs are expected to reach up to … [Read more...] about ‘Worst drought in living memory’: Devastated residents of an Outback town are just weeks away from completely running out of water
GLENDALE, WI — North Shore Fire responded to a house fire early Sunday morning in Glendale. According to North Shore Fire, they responded to a home on W. Greenwood Rd. just before 1 a.m. Sunday on a report of a house fire. According to officials, the home was "fully involved," meaning that the home had extensive evidence of fire present. The fire crew conducted an "aggressive interior fire attack" and brought the fire under control. There was smoke damage throughout the home. An investigation determined that the fire started in the home's living room near a fireplace. All occupants of the home were safely evacuated before first responders arrived at the scene. The damage to the house is estimated at around $175,000. Image Via North Shore FireSubscribe … [Read more...] about Glendale Fire Causes $175,000 Damage To Home
With Sunday the fifth consecutive day of protests across the country against a new citizenship law, people used social media platforms to vent their anger with #ResignAmitShah trending on Twitter. As the peaceful protest turned violent in southeast Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia University, netizens questioned India’s federal Home Minister Amit Shah’s silence on the issue and pushed for his resignation. Amit Shah is home minister of India, what a shame. On one hand police is using all illegal means to suppress the voice of University students and acting as a Mafia while Amit Shah keeps mum on it. #ResignAmitShah pic.twitter.com/7ZUdOn6SRj — Vishal Yadav (@vy__tweets) December 16, 2019 #[email protected] #ResignNowAmitShah @AftabUnionCargo @RahulGandhi @UmarKhalidJNU @kanhaiyakumar @siddiq_sssay @Dr_Uditraj @asadowaisi pic.twitter.com/uRbZgM4oLg — siddiq.blore (@siddiq_sssay) December 16, 2019 Meanwhile in India, #ResignAmitShah is … [Read more...] about Citizenship Law: Netizens Urge Indian Home Minister Amit Shah to Quit Over Violence in Delhi
SHOREWOOD, WI — This magnificent Shorewood property is one of the original homes built on the historic North Shore Country Club grounds. Fabulous crisp finishes in a timeless setting. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com. For more information and photos, click here.Spacious grand foyer opens to flowing staircase, sunlight living room and grand dining room with walnut paneling and Orlandini Plaster Ceiling. The Renovated 2012 chef's kitchen is a show stopper with custom white cabinetry, Ann Sacks Tile Back splash, custom walnut island, Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances and custom eat-in walnut table. Sparkling Newly refinished hardwood floors throughout, new carpeting in maid's quarters and finished lower level, new fixtures, and renovated guest bath. Dreamy Master Suite is spacious with a wall of closets. New 2015 Roof, Newer Mechanicals. Neighborhood setting is superb. Address: 2722 E Newton Ave, Shorewood, Wisconsin Price: $969,000 Square Feet: 4388 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: … [Read more...] about Original Shorewood Country Club Home Up For Sale
Panellists at the Women of the World festival highlight the obstacles women face in public spaces and suggest ways to enable the broader representation of women in society. PHOTO: EXPRESS KARACHI: In Pakistan, women do not enjoy the same privileges as men when it comes to recreation. Despite multiple platforms created for leisure purposes, women and their needs are not always considered, let alone prioritised. Think of a recreation space that is solely dedicated to women – there are hardly any. And even when you stumble across the few that have been created in an attempt to incorporate all sections of society, they too come with their own challenges, constraints and limitations. At the Women of the World festival at Beach Luxury Hotel on Sunday, speakers at a panel, entitled “Reclaiming Public Spaces for Women,” underscored the many obstacles that women face in public spaces and presented solutions to allow the broader representation of women in … [Read more...] about Right to live: Can women in Pakistan reclaim public spaces through their voice?