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Old 5th Aug 2020, 02:16
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Originally Posted by KRviator View Post
"Smashed her head into concrete several times" - but not a drop of blood on the (female) constables head, neck hair, hands or uniform. OR am I just being cynical as I get older?

Just heard Patten talking about this on radio...aw no previous convictions,assessed the circumstances,all the usual big words to make oneself look & sound important,no wonder people are cynical.
2 young cops just trying to do their job & even if over exagerated,what sort of message is given in the response by their boss,disgusting.
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Old 5th Aug 2020, 03:38
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Why isnt that woman in jail NOW,these threats of full extent of the law being used are just grand standing & chest beating exercises by the hierachy.
Or maybe the woman in question was having a mental health issue that lead to an out-of-character severe act of aggression.
Rather than criticising the Police Chief based on facts limited to those reported in the media, maybe we could consider that his course of action is delivered to minimise the possible disadvantageous and ineffective outcome that may ensue with further sensationalised media reporting.

We have a family member with a mild intellectual disability. Most of the time she's as placid as a teddy bear but under stress she can become quite a handful; thankfully never to the extent of actually injuring anyone.

I have no idea if this was the case in Frankston, but maybe, just maybe, the Police Commissioner is acting on more advice than we are privy to……..
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Old 5th Aug 2020, 03:48
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Or maybe the woman in question was having a mental health issue that lead to an out-of-character severe act of aggression.
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Alternatively she could simply be a nasty piece of work.
Suspected terrorists may be held without charge for up to 14 days, so why not enact similar legislation for those f#%%wits who endanger the public and our national economy?
If a few were made an example of by spending 14 days in the cells we would soon have others thinking twice about testing their so-called 'civil liberties'.
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Old 5th Aug 2020, 05:37
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Do the Vics have enuf cells....????

No Cheers 'ere.......
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Old 5th Aug 2020, 10:02
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VICTORIA-THE COVID STATE. Citizens Of Victoria Ignoring Directions
Coming to a rego plate near you.
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Old 5th Aug 2020, 20:37
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Originally Posted by Mach E Avelli
for those f#%%wits who endanger the public and our national economy?
That will be your state premiers then?

You lot can't see the wood for the trees!!!!
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Old 6th Aug 2020, 00:54
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Reading the first couple of pages of this thread is a good reminder that no one here actually knows Jack sh!t.

Originally Posted by Section28- BE View Post
Ex-



Hearin you Mr 'plain-fabricator': Is, NOT all this 'support'/welfare/child-care (in point of Fact ref, this), etc. funded/fully franked at 100 cents in 'the' dollar, and beyond- at this time....???

How, would 'one' pull 'this'- out of a GST increase/blunt TOOL......???? and have any Economy remaining to move forward, with..???

Repeat the same actions,........ and then, expect a.......????

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Old 6th Aug 2020, 03:04
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You lot can't see the wood for the trees!!!!

It's you lot can't see the Forest for the Trees
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 12:10
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has told families this year’s Christmas dinner will be anything but a normal one.
When asked what the likelihood of that restriction being eased before Christmas, Andrews was tight-lipped.
That's from the
channel 7 news tonight.

Then the next item on the news, was an anti virus drug (of the flu variety )that can kill covid in 4 days which is being given to the elderly
and being tested to see how the drug performs. More results will come out in the next week or two. If we get quicker amount of recoveries
then Dan can retract the above statement. In fact flu and covid would then be on level pegging. I believe we have never shut down for flu.
It can still spread and make you ill, but it can no longer kill you. That's all we need for now. A drug that doesn't kill you.
A vaccine could be still a year away. If we get more positive info from this anti viral, then all lockdowns all borders must open.



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Old 8th Aug 2020, 12:29
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WA Premier on the Channel 7 news tonight said the WA border may stay shut until 2022. 85 percent of West Australians support this. Clive Palmer his not popular here!!
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 13:05
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2022? The WA Premier will not be there that long!
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 13:18
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Originally Posted by Turnleft080 View Post
That's from the channel 7 news tonight.

Then the next item on the news, was an anti virus drug (of the flu variety )that can kill covid in 4 days which is being given to the elderly
and being tested to see how the drug performs.
There are a host of antiviral drugs that have already been in trials for months. They're a treatment, not a cure and certainly not a preventative measure so will do nothing to ease border restrictions. Sorry to sound cynical, just keeping it real. I'd like to get home to see my family at Christmas as well but I'm not banking on it.
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 13:27
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Originally Posted by Capt Fathom View Post
2022? The WA Premier will not be there that long!
With an election coming up.. and his current popularity, i think he will be there. Iím a Liberal voter.. but I think the WA libs are now dead in the water. Liza Harvey ( WA Liberal leader ) has done nothing but upset the bulk of the WA population.
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 14:19
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Originally Posted by plotplot View Post
There are a host of antiviral drugs that have already been in trials for months. They're a treatment, not a cure and certainly not a preventative measure so will do nothing to ease border restrictions. Sorry to sound cynical, just keeping it real. I'd like to get home to see my family at Christmas as well but I'm not banking on it.
Fair enough though this one had more hope. They said they will keep administering this drug so I will keep an eye on it.
They way they presented it was like really encouraging news. I keep watching this space.
As far as lockdown till Christmas and borders closed till 2022 never mine zombie businesses we will all become zombies.
Relegated to the Recession league, then Depression league, what's the name for the third division?
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 15:08
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Originally Posted by SOPS View Post
WA Premier on the Channel 7 news tonight said the WA border may stay shut until 2022. 85 percent of West Australians support this. Clive Palmer his not popular here!!
Totally blown out of proportion. That was not said.

McGowan said the border re-opening would depend on the reduction of community spread in other states. He refused to put a date on when that would happen. It could be by Christmas or mid next year. Nowhere was a timeframe of 2022 mentioned. Also it could involve re-opening travel to certain jurisdictions only. 85% of West Australianís support the Premiers current actions on closing the border at the moment, not until 2022.

Originally Posted by SOPS View Post
With an election coming up.. and his current popularity, i think he will be there. Iím a Liberal voter.. but I think the WA libs are now dead in the water. Liza Harvey ( WA Liberal leader ) has done nothing but upset the bulk of the WA population.
All the avowed Liberal Party supporters Iíve spoken to lately have stated theyíll be voting for McGowan next state election. Barring some upcoming shock next Marchís WA state election will be one of the most lop sided in Australian history. The WA government attitude to the border wonít be changing with a change of government, itíll come with a decrease in the pandemic on the east coast.

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Old 8th Aug 2020, 20:25
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Originally Posted by xeptu
You lot can't see the wood for the trees!!!!

It's you lot can't see the Forest for the Trees
Sorry for the misunderstanding cobber. In England we generally have woods. An exception being Sherwood Forest. You still can't see the wood for the trees bless you!
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 23:12
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WA will not open anytime soon, they don't need to they have plenty employment, McGowan said this week if you're FIFO and work in WA you should live in WA that exemption of FIFO workers coming in is believed to be pulled anytime now.
QLD who knows what she is doing giving 200K to VA to preserve jobs in QLD, well that worked a treat. There has been no rational explanation to close from NSW, NSW has cases in Sydney they have been constant in numbers for a month and have been very well managed to find the sources and have those close contacts self isolate. NSW is learning to live with the virus rest of the country needs to learn to live with it also, and open up because this is affecting big business now.

Only way to force the states hands into rational thinking is the Fed Gov cutting job keeper even tho I am on job keeper I would most certainly vote for it to be discontinued as its dragging this pandemic out. Job keeper is doing more harm than good now. Really why should the federal government pay for workers in each state when each state doesn't listen or take advice off the federal government anyway. QLD is broke make their own gov pay the bills see how long they last.
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 23:26
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Feeling a little fraught this morning Ragnor?
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 23:40
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Ha, no. But, it is time to learn to live with it we have suppressed it that was the original intention. If they're serious about eradication which I am OK with, well we better start by closing international borders first, completely, no exemptions no hotels nothing.
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Old 8th Aug 2020, 23:53
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I wrote to the prime minister saying the same. The states should be funding all welfare directly related to the closure of borders, ie the domestic tourism industry. A myopic view, perhaps, but the reason domestic pilots are not at work is the rogue state premiers. Make them pay, directly or through a reduction in future fund distribution. Watch the premiers bleat then. WA? Good for now...until the world descends further into chaos, exports stop due war etc etc...when they come begging for money, perhaps the federal govt response should be Ďyou wanted to stand alone, nows your chanceí.

australia....one country, made up of 8 other countries apparently.
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