Theft across major sectors of Australia’s economy is a “Game of Mates”, where James and his well-connected mates syphon off billions from the economy and typical Aussies, like Bruce, to line their own pockets. Excerpt from Chapter 4 of Game of Mates: How favours bleed the nation. Follow Cameron on Facebook and Twitter.Come to the Brisbane book launch on 23rd May, 6pm at … More Excerpt from Chapter 4: Grey gifts
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Game of Mates: How favours bleed the nation. Follow Cameron on Facebook and Twitter. Come to the Brisbane book launch on 23rd May, 6pm at Avid Reader, West End (Details and RSVP link) This is the story of how Australia became one of the most unequal societies in the Western … More Excerpt from Chapter 1: A Loathsome Tale
Australia was once the land of the fair go. It genuinely was. Especially compared to now, when it has become a Game of Mates. This website, book, and the video pods, explain how Australia has descended into a country where “grey corruption” has become the norm. Groups of “Mates” who control industries across the country … More Introducing the Game Of Mates
There are many puzzles in the Game of Mates. One of these is how trading gifts amongst a network of powerful people can be so bloody costly!
Groups of friends trade gifts amongst themselves all the time. Yet no one in their right mind would claim that our birthday traditions suck the wealth of the nation. … More What are grey gifts?
It is all too easy for us to sit back and watch dodgy deals happening in business and politics, and pretend that we would NEVER act that way. But that is delusional!
In the right circumstances we all succumb to the Game of Mates. … More The Experiments
Rezoning is a type of “grey gift” that can be extremely valuable to selected landowners. Because of this, such decisions have been taken over by a Game of Mates, who ensure all the gains are funnelled their way. … More The Great Property Game