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Forum: The Barbie
Mar 3rd 2021, 11:15 pm
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

So the govt now got their SOE powers extended to December, likely with more backroom deals done with the greens & reason party (more safe injecting rooms maybe?). The state give has had a year to...
Forum: The Barbie
Feb 15th 2021, 12:40 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Well despite our 'gold standard' hotel quarantine, and 'best in class' contact tracing Victoria is back in stage 4 covid restrictions :-(
It was annouced that it would be 5 days of restrictions, I...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 16th 2020, 2:40 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Fairfax merged with Ch9 a while back, with Ch9 being majority owners. 9 is headed by ( I believe still is ) Peter Costello who was a minister in John Howard's liberal government.


Back on topic,...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 13th 2020, 12:22 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Now his chief of staff (not sure correct term) has quit after it was found out that after denying it at the hotel quarantine enquiry, phone records on the day the decision was made to use private...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 8th 2020, 12:40 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Yep likely receive no fine, and now the butcher shop manager where the Covid infected cleaner works is in intensive care:
...
Forum: The Barbie
Oct 7th 2020, 2:56 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

We may be in trouble in Melbourne again thanks to a shopping centre cleaner who tested positive and was instructed to isolate, ignoring that advice and going into work infecting staff & cutomers in...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 29th 2020, 4:22 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Well we had the deadline of 27th September, and the lockdown has been extended for another 3 weeks at least. Some activities have been permitted such as religious gatherings with no more that 5...
Sep 29th 2020, 2:57 am
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By NJJ

Re: Premiership Rugby

I almost wish it wasn't Saints are horrible. Actually that's putting it mildly.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 17th 2020, 9:58 pm
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Normally I would agree with that statement, however these are not normal times. Accepting 11.8% rise whilst shutting down industries indefinitely causing people to lose jobs is a smack in the face to...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 17th 2020, 2:52 am
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

Living in outer east suburbs, I for one was hoping for the east west link. It was the major election point through as there was a lot of opposition to it especially from inner eastern residents who...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 16th 2020, 10:28 pm
Replies: 217
Views: 13,675
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne Metro restrictions

People are frustrated as the goalposts keep moving. First of all the stave govt rhetoric was 'flattening the curve' then it was 'ensuring that hospitals are not overwhelmed'. Now is seems to be a...
Forum: Australia
Sep 4th 2020, 3:00 am
Replies: 69
Views: 13,385
Posted By NJJ

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

100% Pear?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KNGDZhoRyA&t=17s&ab_channel=evilferris

:lol: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KNGDZhoRyA&t=17s&ab_channel=evilferris)
Forum: Australia
Jul 22nd 2020, 2:57 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By NJJ

Re: Long Distance Train Travel -the Aussie version

I haven't done the Ghan, but I did go on the Tramcar Restaurant in Melbourne one time a few years ago if that counts :D
Forum: Philippines
May 7th 2020, 1:55 am
Replies: 5,633
Views: 748,187
Posted By NJJ

Re: Me and My Family

I've just cast my eyes over this thread and all I can say is, wow, what a read!
May 7th 2020, 12:53 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By NJJ

Re: Where do we start

1/ Yes
2/ Possibly
3/ No
4/ At the beginning, of course

I recall the one post wonders like these back in the day, I think that's one reason why I gave up replying here for a long time.
Forum: Australia
Aug 16th 2017, 3:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By NJJ

Re: Looking for advice for family of 4

If you're quick, there's an ice rink open for the next month or so at this shopping centre in Ringwood:

No Cookies | Herald Sun...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 27th 2017, 4:33 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,075
Posted By NJJ

Re: Road Trip Sydney to Adelaide.

If you go near the Murray route that google maps suggests when searching directions Sydney > Adelaide, I can recommend Deniliquin golf club or even Murray Downs just across the river from Swan Hill -...
Forum: The Barbie
May 26th 2016, 11:31 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By NJJ

Re: Best lunch suggestions melbourne

Agreed Squires Loft is good, there are also many pubs that are worth a visit. The Mitre in Bank Place is one of the oldest pubs in Melbourne, there is a steakhouse upstairs too. The European Bier...
Forum: Australia
Feb 24th 2016, 10:36 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By NJJ

Re: Barrier Reef holiday advice

You don't say where they will be visiting i.e. which part of the reef. I will mention two reef excursions which I recall going on.First - 'Great Adventures' based in Cairns. I thought the trip was...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 15th 2015, 1:13 am
Replies: 502
Views: 21,491
Posted By NJJ

Re: Rugby World Cup 2015 Poll

Is it a bit like Trigger's broom?
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 1st 2015, 5:17 am
Replies: 502
Views: 21,491
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Looks like it is being argued that the quota system is not being adhered to by the South African Springbok team:



South Africa’s rugby team facing racism allegations - The Globe and Mail...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 27th 2015, 4:47 am
Replies: 502
Views: 21,491
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

I watched the game and although the playing surface was terrible, I don't think any other teams will be 'quaking in their boots' about England's scrum if they perform like they did against France.
Forum: Australia
Aug 25th 2015, 10:10 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,075
Posted By NJJ

Re: Melbourne worlds most liveable city for 5th year in a row.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CNP_91_UkAAcfki.jpg:large
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 11th 2015, 3:36 am
Replies: 502
Views: 21,491
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Good work Buzzy--Bee, thanks for sharing that



I can't see the winner coming from that group. Group A teams are playing knock out rugby from the start.


Does anyone know if the ENG v FRA...
Forum: The Barbie
Aug 5th 2015, 11:50 pm
Replies: 502
Views: 21,491
Posted By NJJ

Re: The Rugby Union Thread

Does anyone have a link to a good spreadsheet for the 2015 Rugby World Cup? I downloaded one which I google searched, however the timezone can't be changed from UK times :-(
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