Thanks to Twitter follower @OzMyHomeMAC (Marcus Champ), this is what the Game of Mates could like in boardgame form. Maybe this idea could be developed further and the next edition of the book could come with a bonus board game – Game of Mates for the whole family! Just remember, the book is not a … More Game of Mates boardgame?
A string of successful speaking events has happened recently — in Kuranda, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne. I can’t take all the credit. But, James, our bandit in the Game of Mates, can. He has been extremely active all across the land and people are starting to notice. One issue that has repeatedly come up at … More Economic bandits
For those in Cairns and nearby, I will be speaking at a community event in Kuranda this Friday evening about how the Game of Mates is played in planning and property development. All are welcome. The $20 entry price is to raise money to fight the Kur-World proposal and protect the environmental character of the … More Game of Mates in Kuranda
I have been invited by Sustainable Australia to speak about the book at Crows Nest in Sydney on Tuesday 18th July at 6pm. This free event is open to the public, but please RSVP at their website. There will be time for some questions and interesting face to face discussions over a meal and drink … More Speaking in Sydney to Sustainable Australia
I will be presenting at various book launches across Australia over coming weeks, which are all open to the public. The main upcoming dates are as follows (click links to RSVP): Thursday 22nd June, 6pm, in Redlands (Brisbane) Friday 7th July, 4.30pm, in Melbourne (at RMIT) Monday 17th July, 12.30pm, Canberra
Australian banks are upset. Their $30 billion per year gravy train of profits from the Australian people is finally being slowed down. A levy on bank liabilities of 0.06% annually was announced as part of the 2017 Federal government budget, and is expected to raise about $1.5 billion per year, or 5% of bank profits. … More The bank competition myth
A quick update today. Game of Mates has cracked the mainstream media this past couple of weeks. If you are interested in reading more about the book, check out these articles. 6 May 2017 Game of Mates costs us all dearly Sunshine Coast Daily – Bill Hoffman 29 April 2017 Opinion: Plan to end developer’s … More Game of Mates in the media