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Link: “Queensland's Public Trustee accused of profiting off people who lack capacity to manage own affairs”

Original post found at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-24/queensland-public-trustee-accused-of-profiting-off-people/13183638

“Certainly we see people who have gone in asset-rich and within a couple of years, those assets seem to have been dwindled away on fees and charges, and that’s really concerning,” Mr Rowe said.

“We see people who have been surviving on a pension, and managing to save, and have been doing that over a number of years.

“They’ve then gone under the control of the Public Trustee, and due to the fees and charges, they’ve ended up with no resources, with no savings.”

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