Leave seniors alone

Every couple of weeks or so, I turn on the TV to find what I would call one of the biggest constant media bashups. ‘Senior or Elderly driver loses control of car and shouldn’t have been on the road’ – this is the normal headline every time a news crew is able to get to the scene of a crash and interview people who saw it happen.

Rewarded for stupidity

Convicted of possession of cannabis while on a family holiday in Bali, the 14-year-old Newcastle teenager, known as ‘Bali boy’ yesterday arrived back in Australia. He and his family are reported to have signed a deal worth six figures with an Australian media outlet. But should a teenager responsible for such an act of stupidity benefit financially from his actions?

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