The retirement villages that swallow vulnerable people’s money

By Adele Ferguson, Sarah Danckert
Updated June 26 2017 - 12:08pm, first published 12:00pm

Despite a groundswell of complaints, problems in retirement villages remain rife.

The “get poor quick” scheme

Tim Allerton is no pushover. From his office on Kent Street in Sydney’s CBD, the experienced public relations professional is often called in when companies and big names are in crisis, including Seven West Media during its public relations disaster with former staffer Amber Harrison.

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