Function of Government

The role of government is to create an environment for commerce to function whilst at the same time protecting retirees and particularly vulnerable retirees from both financial and emotional harm emanating from that function.

The Victorian Retirement Villages Act 1986 provides the environment for commerce to function but fails to fully protect retirees from financial and emotional harm as a result of it.

The Victorian legislative definition of a retirement village in demanding the payment of an 'in-going' amount without the transfer of property ownership is a major contributor to that financial and emotional harm suffered by retirees.

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Retirement Living Ombudsman Promised by Vic Opposition

In an article in the latest Seniors News magazine Victorian opposition leader Matthew Guy has outlined a pledge for a Retirement Living Industry Ombudsman if elected in the Victorian State elections later in 2018.

Image source courtesy of Seniors News

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