Justice for Some 11/1/21
As NSW builds more prisons (SMH 28/12/20- 1000 bed prison at Camellia) and inequality grows apace, it is interesting to look at what penalties are given for what. Here is an article about a multimillion dollar owner of aged care homes where 38 residents died of COVID.
He was charged with 101 counts of rorting a government taxi scheme that subsidised fares for disabled people, pleaded guilty to three to the value of $3000 and got no conviction and 6 months community service.
His nursing home is being investigated and faces a class action on behalf of residents. He resigned when the media drew attention to his lavish lifestyle. His lawyer warns against defaming his client.
The full story is below
With a justice system like this it is hard to see how we could possibly need more gaols.