Chinese Triads
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The Australian economy is in unprecedented flux, Australian society will never be the same -- and yet I turned on the football the other night and what did I see? Gambling ads.

The same smiling idiots are back, trying to part me from my money.

What has all this change been for if we can’t get rid of the things we hate? Australia is losing its high-street shops, its pubs, many of its beloved cafes. Holes are left where local businesses stood. But we continue to endure an industry that is a parasite?