Monday, June 6, 2011

Australian TV News: The Fourth Estate on the Third Estate

"private education and private health care would be considered necessities these days"

Ron Wilson, Channel Ten Morning News, 6 June 2011.

I guess plebs don't watch the news. Ron Wilson reminds us who the news is really made for while giving a cheery report on young people entering the housing market.

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 'in 2010 66% of students in Australia attended government schools, 20% attended Catholic schools and 14% attended independent schools'.

As for health care, DFAT reports that 'forty-three per cent of the population' have private health insurance.

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