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Old 29th Jan 2021, 19:10
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This thread reads like a QAnon thread. You've all lost the plot.
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Old 29th Jan 2021, 20:40
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Originally Posted by Ladloy
This thread reads like a QAnon thread. You've all lost the plot.

I don't want my tax dollars funding another premier draconian measures and to support business that suffered with the border closures that were not necessary at certain times and were closed longer than needed. Yes we have lost the plot.

NSW tourist business are doing fine thats because it was appropriately managed, something Queen P can not understand.
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Old 29th Jan 2021, 22:45
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Originally Posted by Ladloy
This thread reads like a QAnon thread. You've all lost the plot.
They never had a plot to start with to lose
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 05:05
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Palabtfsplk's favourite saying was: "I won't be bullied by any of those Liberal governments!" when they were gently urging her to open up. Idiot.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 05:25
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Originally Posted by Ascend Charlie
Palabtfsplk's favourite saying was: "I won't be bullied by any of those Liberal governments!" when they were gently urging her to open up. Idiot.
The problem for the Queensland Labor Govt headed by the chuck is they are broke. Years of profligate spending has meant their state debt..

Queensland's debt levels will balloon to almost $130 billion within four years, ...In September's fiscal economic update for the 2020-21 financial year, the Government predicted the state's debt would reach almost $102 billion by mid next year.

Today, Mr Dick revealed Queensland's total gross debt was now forecast to hit $122.668 billion by 2022-23, and about $130 billion by 2023-24.


So with only about 5 million people, Queenslanders have a state debt that is per capita almost equal to the current federal debt, so they have federal debt times two. Or to put it more simply, around $26,000 per person of state debt. So a family of 4 has over $100,000 of state debt ....and its increasing year by year and Labor has no ability even in good times to reverse it.

The chuck should STFU and stump up some state money that the morons who voted for her can pay back via state charges. They can then suffer the consequences of their stupid actions. But then that is not what the left side of politics is all about. Someone else is always meant to pay.

as for anyone voicing an opinion that is not of the left being labeled QAnon. Seriously is that the latest label the idiot lefties are going to use along with any “ist” like their favourite racist or “phobe”. Such labels are used by morons who have no valid argument as a weapon to silence any dissenting opinions from their so called correct far left view. Which ironically has the hallmarks of fascist regimes.

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Old 30th Jan 2021, 06:44
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Originally Posted by Ragnor
Queen P was on the tube this morning trying to out more pressure on the Federal Government Sco Mo has a thin line to walk on here with an election at the end of the yr. Queensland Ppl know she had decimated tourism with her knee jerk un educated over reactions to borders. Now Sco Mo will have to clean up her mess.
What election at the end of this year? Next Federal election can be any time up to 2023.

I'm riding down to Mexico tomorrow (another Border Pass needed, but I've lived with them for the past 9 months in our Border Bubble) and will be ready to turn around the moment the inevitable reinstatement of the Borders is instigated by the Princess. I thought Dan was bad enough but our Premier is trying to emulate his Command and Control
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 07:08
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Mark has opened the border to QLD and Victoria. He has said that at the slightest hint of an outbreak they will shut again..and I quote..”or worse.” NSW has to wait a bit longer.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 07:58
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Originally Posted by John Eacott
What election at the end of this year? Next Federal election can be any time up to 2023.
Not quite correct. Next Fed election must occur on or before 21 May 2022 if for both houses, otherwise 03 September.
Earliest date is 07 Aug 21.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 08:00
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Originally Posted by SOPS
Mark has opened the border to QLD and Victoria. He has said that at the slightest hint of an outbreak they will shut again..and I quote..”or worse.” NSW has to wait a bit longer.
Can you give us a source for that "quote"?
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 08:49
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McGoose does not want to open to NSW it’s political for him he is making it way to obvious. After watching that press conference of him trying to rip into Gladys was very laughable. It’s a shame tho, you would think Queen P desperate and very desperate plea it was to government for her poor tourism industry that she ruined herself that the Western Australian public would see right through McGoose BS, but, no they will vote the village idiot in again.

2023 latest for an election. Crikey where are you living mate.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 09:06
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the Western Australian public would see right through McGoose BS, but, no they will vote the village idiot in again.
You do realise the kid running the WA Liberal party atm fully supports and endorses the state’s border policy?
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 09:16
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I do, only because the public are brain washed in believing McGoose policy and realize they can’t change their opinion so close to an election.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 09:17
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Originally Posted by Foxxster
The problem for the Queensland Labor Govt headed by the chuck is they are broke. Years of profligate spending has meant their state debt..

Queensland's debt levels will balloon to almost $130 billion within four years, ...In September's fiscal economic update for the 2020-21 financial year, the Government predicted the state's debt would reach almost $102 billion by mid next year.

Today, Mr Dick revealed Queensland's total gross debt was now forecast to hit $122.668 billion by 2022-23, and about $130 billion by 2023-24.


So with only about 5 million people, Queenslanders have a state debt that is per capita almost equal to the current federal debt, so they have federal debt times two. Or to put it more simply, around $26,000 per person of state debt. So a family of 4 has over $100,000 of state debt ....and its increasing year by year and Labor has no ability even in good times to reverse it.

The chuck should STFU and stump up some state money that the morons who voted for her can pay back via state charges. They can then suffer the consequences of their stupid actions. But then that is not what the left side of politics is all about. Someone else is always meant to pay.

as for anyone voicing an opinion that is not of the left being labeled QAnon. Seriously is that the latest label the idiot lefties are going to use along with any “ist” like their favourite racist or “phobe”. Such labels are used by morons who have no valid argument as a weapon to silence any dissenting opinions from their so called correct far left view. Which ironically has the hallmarks of fascist regimes.
The conspiracy theories on this thread are insane, not to do with left or right wing ideologies. That being said, perhaps only ACT would be close to a left wing government. The rest sit in the right wing authorative quadrant.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 11:53
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So this morning I’ve just booked (with a free 48 hour cancellation of course) hotels in Brisbane and Adelaide between 6-21 December coming from England for the Ashes tests which are due to held on this date - cost comes to around 1200 GBP which is very reasonable. The first test expected to start on 8 Dec however Cricket Australia are having to put into the schedule the possibility of a 14 day quarantine again.

Not booked flights as of yet but BA are offering vouchers up until Easter 2023 if you don’t want to travel, but expected to cost 900 GBP all in.

Some mighty deals out there and I just hope that the Aussies come to their senses by that time. More than happy to significantly contribute to the economy that is the wonderful country that is Australia.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 20:19
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Some mighty deals out there and I just hope that the Aussies come to their senses by that time.
If I were you I wouldn’t set my expectations that high... even if you make it into the country there’s every chance you’d miss the series or your flight home due to petty state politics.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 21:11
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Some mighty deals out there and I just hope that the Aussies come to their senses by that time. More than happy to significantly contribute to the economy that is the wonderful country that is Australia.
Yeah well put them into extended quarantine as it will probably be the only way the Aussie cricket team can win.
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 21:52
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Originally Posted by Dannyboy39
So this morning I’ve just booked (with a free 48 hour cancellation of course) hotels in Brisbane and Adelaide between 6-21 December coming from England for the Ashes tests which are due to held on this date - cost comes to around 1200 GBP which is very reasonable. The first test expected to start on 8 Dec however Cricket Australia are having to put into the schedule the possibility of a 14 day quarantine again.

Not booked flights as of yet but BA are offering vouchers up until Easter 2023 if you don’t want to travel, but expected to cost 900 GBP all in.

Some mighty deals out there and I just hope that the Aussies come to their senses by that time. More than happy to significantly contribute to the economy that is the wonderful country that is Australia.
So i take it you want the borders opened up with no restrictions for anyone who wants to come to australia?
We will do just fine within australia as we move forward & get the domestic economy & travel industry back to where it needs to be.
The countries that need to 'come to their senses' as you put it are the ones that currently cant control the spread of the virus,i believe the UK are 1 of them!
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Old 30th Jan 2021, 23:00
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So i take it you want the borders opened up with no restrictions for anyone who wants to come to australia?
We will do just fine within australia as we move forward & get the domestic economy & travel industry back to where it needs to be.
The countries that need to 'come to their senses' as you put it are the ones that currently cant control the spread of the virus,i believe the UK are 1 of them!
I’m absolutely not saying the U.K. did the right thing, Australia are receiving plaudits over here. However we cannot stay in our own bubble forever. By October in theory both countries should be fully vaccinated - so what is the problem? Right now is clearly not the time to be travelling and the likes of O’Leary have been conspicuous by their silence of late.
I just find it ridiculous that a quarantine in one state is not good enough for another state? It’s like airport security, you have to clear it at every connecting country despite the same standards generally everywhere.
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Old 31st Jan 2021, 03:23
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Palabtfsplk's favourite saying was: "I won't be bullied by any of those Liberal governments!" when they were gently urging her to open up. Idiot.
Its not all that long ago that the queen was bleating away & telling us what great shape the state was in & how tourism was exploding with places booked out well in advance.
There were many comments out there from the tourism operators denying her claims & now its easy to see whose facts were correct.
She hasnt lost a cent of her income whilst sending qld deeper into debt.
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Old 31st Jan 2021, 03:41
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They voted for her, and it was not a little margin either. Sco Mo better not send a cent to them tourist operators. Queen P kept them safe we all knew it wouldn’t be cheap.
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