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Jul 25, 2023

Anyone who is puzzled by the behaviour of major news media can achieve a better understanding if they get this simple proposal: media isn’t interested in helping us or informing us – their goal is to alarm us or downright scare us.

And news media doesn’t particularly care whether the material they’re presenting...

Jul 25, 2023

While the decision by the Premier of Victoria Dictator Dan Andrews to scrap the 2026 Commonwealth Games is extraordinary, it is also in one sense unsurprising.

Because that’s the way Dan Andrews runs his state, with policy on a whim according to the mood of the all-powerful Premier.

It’s only a year ago that Andrews...

Jul 25, 2023

If Australians fully realised the degree to which politicians have caused or exacerbated most of the major problems the nation faces, there would be rioting in the streets.

The streets of our major cities would resemble the recent scenes in France if there was a full appreciation of the way politicians create problems,...

Jul 25, 2023

A July article declared 2023 to be “The Year of the Apartment”.

At Hotspotting we agree that the year is seeing a growing body of evidence that apartments are emerging from the shadows of standalone houses as a worthy competitor for investment dollars.

As at July 2023, apartments overall were...

Jul 22, 2023

Most Australians who invest in real estate fail to achieve their goal of creating a large and
sustainable property portfolio.

Over two million Australians own an investment property but 70% of them have just one
property and another 18% have two. That’s nine out of ten with just one or two properties.
Those who own...