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Forum: The Barbie
Oct 18th 2020, 11:16 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Whoosh . The sound of fact passing over Amazulu's head.
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2020, 10:22 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,891
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Moving to Aus advice

Indeed. Marketing is good at selling 'a dream'. The reality may be, offen is very different. But migration is big business these days so little will change.
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2020, 10:13 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,891
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Moving to Aus advice

Very much agree. It somehow almost sounds like 'a get out of prison' card (doing for the kids) if it goes pear shaped, than taking responsibility that it is really parents desired choice. I would be...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2020, 10:06 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,891
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Moving to Aus advice

No but over your head as usual I see.
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 18th 2020, 10:01 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Well no. Laissez faire economics has proven to be a big failure, which is what you are advocating. A government is or should be governing and not simply managing. Other wise the rich and powerful...
Forum: Australia
Oct 18th 2020, 12:20 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,891
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Moving to Aus advice

Moving for a better life for the children would also concern me. There are issues galore here suggesting the 'picture painted life ' sometimes presented by marketing is far of track. Lots of social...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 18th 2020, 12:09 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Umm err....I see I must spell it out to to you, what is rather obvious. No I don't see any signs of places juggling it all. NSW, a place I suspected you would attempt to highlight has been...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2020, 8:18 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Nothing of the sort. At least they have experienced a large degree of success. It may or may not last but not for want of trying. You are obviously unable to give a degree of credit for trying.
I am...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2020, 6:26 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Once aged care got sorted? You are aware aged care in Australia is a disgrace and will only change if ever The Fed's decide to get serious about it. As most will know, it is those of age who are most...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2020, 12:49 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

My obvious question is are we any better off for that fact though? More likely a proliferation of 'information ' outlets has simply divided public opinion into ever more segments of half truths
and...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2020, 12:44 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

You complain and condemn but have not said what you would have done in a situation that was causing so much illness and death. Haircuts while amusing,
are hardly relevant but getting on top of the...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 17th 2020, 12:39 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Journalists are on a much shorter leash these days. Far more control by editor's under direct orders. So much disinformation that the average person can be hard pressed to decipher real from faux. In...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2020, 9:59 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

But you are in accord with such statements. Well the government is passing on tax cuts. An odd time, some may have thought. The entire Jobkeeper policy was poorly thought out. Some getting more money...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2020, 4:58 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

A very cliched statement if ever. In fact numerous people on low incomes are making more than when working, due to the way Australia implemented its assistance policy. What Dan knows if the virus was...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2020, 4:53 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

The fantasy is the right wing press agenda with its disinformation that nothing can change. In other words declining conditions for working and middle class people cannot be halted. Global Trans...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 14th 2020, 11:00 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Don't spot anything being remotely 'nailed'. But then we can see the same thing and interpret it differently according to individual belief system.

For starters it is not just a question of not...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 13th 2020, 1:31 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Not quite. Dan Andrews, please lets get over the Murdoch terminology, has stated clearly, elimination may indeed not be viable. .He certainly has learnt. But best remembered Victoria is unlike...
Forum: Australia
Oct 13th 2020, 1:32 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,314
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Some Queensland coast climate advice please

Not so fast. We remain, as per usual; on very different pages. Sounds like you are reading from a different book altogether.
I do not get the concept of pride in location nor particularly in a...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 12th 2020, 11:41 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Great advertising for that product. Trust Trump is on a retainer. Hardly the man to allow a business opportunity to slip away surely? Time to open up Melbourne? Not quite. Time returning travellers...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 12th 2020, 11:35 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Considering the infection rate the paramount task was prevention of losing control of numbers. This appears to have been achieved. Who can tell over the longer period if this situation prevails? ...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2020, 10:38 pm
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

So it doesn't prevent people leaving. So that makes Australia the only country in the democratic world to have restrictions then. Quarantine, of course is
the procedure in numerous countries.
...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 11th 2020, 7:20 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

A bit of a shame you are unable to articulate the problem beyond Murdoch terminology. Andrews is no Chairman. He is part and parcel of the overall rot overall where both parties are irrelevant
to...
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2020, 1:46 am
Replies: 69
Views: 8,483
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Is Australia still the land of milk and honey?

All said and done, rather understandable the reasoning behind why you are impressed with content offered up by Mr T. Nothing much of note to my recollection,
happened over the years of your exile...
Forum: Australia
Oct 10th 2020, 3:39 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,314
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Some Queensland coast climate advice please

Sounds to me you are confusing pride with achievement and not location as I believe what was being referred to.
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 10th 2020, 3:34 am
Replies: 131
Views: 5,404
Posted By the troubadour

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

So you consider they possess 'the right balance'?
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