Ac­tions speak louder

The Weekend Australian - Magazine - - INBOX -

Mav­er­icks aren’t al­ways easy to like and Dick Smith’s self-pro­mot­ing ways have, for some, only proved the point (“The world ac­cord­ing to Dick”, May 19-20). But how many prom­i­nent Aus­tralians can say they donate a mil­lion dol­lars to char­ity and the same to the tax­man every year? Dick Smith’s sus­tained con­tri­bu­tion to our com­mon wealth is wholly ad­mirable and surely wor­thy of em­u­la­tion. Now if only he could per­suade his fel­low rich-lis­ters… Sarah Wil­son Kil­lara, NSW

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