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Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2012, 6:07 am
Replies: 443
Views: 22,260
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: One of those times you hope the BBC is wrong.

By all accounts she was on the hospital reception and not on the ward.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2012, 6:06 am
Replies: 443
Views: 22,260
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: One of those times you hope the BBC is wrong.

I first heard these calls in Australia well over twenty years ago. Who came up with the idea first? I don't know.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 8th 2012, 6:00 am
Replies: 443
Views: 22,260
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: One of those times you hope the BBC is wrong.

The question you need to ask is would she be alive today if the prank call never took place?

The fact is the only reason why the media turned her life into a circus is because of the prank call....
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 7th 2012, 1:09 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What are sex discrimination laws like here?

But we don't actually know that for sure.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 6th 2012, 10:14 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What are sex discrimination laws like here?

Like females teachers going into male toilets/changing rooms?

I could see how that could provide an exemption for males if the school is co-ed and in severely female teacher heavy.

I remember...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 6th 2012, 9:17 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What are sex discrimination laws like here?

It is not in the Sex Discrimination Act. It is covered under the Equal Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987 and Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012. Each state also has their own relevant...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 6th 2012, 8:32 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,297
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What are sex discrimination laws like here?

It's called positive discrimination. Under equal opportunities, when there is a distinct imbalance, discrimination is permitted to redress the balance and provide opportunites for marginalised...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 4th 2012, 8:19 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Reasons Gillard should go...

But it's also very true.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 3rd 2012, 6:04 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Reasons Gillard should go...

It doesn't really matter because they are two sides of the same coin anyway.

We don't have democracy in this country. We have the illusion of democracy. The PM and the other politicians are...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 3rd 2012, 6:01 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2012, 12:11 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Reasons Gillard should go...

I wish there were more things non-P.C. these days. P.C. = society of lies and deceit.
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 2nd 2012, 12:01 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Reasons Gillard should go...

Semantics.

The fact is, reduce the amount of income tax and the govt. receives a larger amount of tax revenue because more wealthy people are repatriated back into the system. Increase the tax too...
Forum: The Barbie
Dec 1st 2012, 9:37 am
Replies: 94
Views: 5,525
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Reasons Gillard should go...

A group of ten friends go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. They had a discussion of the fairest way for them to pay their bill and they decided it should be structured the same...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 28th 2011, 12:22 am
Replies: 159
Views: 10,133
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Australia - 2 months in, supermarkets!!!!!!

Supermarkets in Oz are crap and there is virtually zero competition. Get used to it.
Forum: Australia
Jun 28th 2011, 12:16 am
Replies: 126
Views: 14,394
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: recession in Australia

And yet Gillard is about to bankrupt the country and force jobs overseas...
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 26th 2011, 5:28 am
Replies: 54
Views: 5,765
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: Shane Warne

Which one's got the bigger bank balance?
Forum: The Barbie
Jun 26th 2011, 5:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: The red wine was enough.....

Because the Glenfiddich is a better drink...
Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2011, 5:20 am
Replies: 126
Views: 14,394
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Forum: Australia
Jun 26th 2011, 5:20 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

If everybody thought this way we would still be living in caves, nobody would aspire to anything and there would be no progress.
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2011, 3:32 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

Starbucks is crap coffee though. They didn't last long in Melbourne either.
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2011, 6:03 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

That's just geography. It's the genes that count and by your own admission, half your genes are British. :p
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2011, 5:58 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

So your Dad was British then that makes you half British...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2011, 5:57 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

Yeah but I'm after a shitfight...
Forum: Australia
Jun 24th 2011, 4:11 am
Replies: 376
Views: 28,645
Posted By Deancm_MKII

Re: What's so good about Australia?

If you just rock up to places and get in, you're not going to the right places.
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