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The Morrison Govt’s Covid response is nothing short of a fucking disgrace!

June 29, 2021

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THE INSIPID so-called “journalist” Michael Rowland, over at what used to be one of the ABC’s ‘flagship’ news programs “News Breakfast” but now more resembling a low-rent ‘magazine/lifestyle’ show chaired by the vacuous Lisa Miller, has taken to twitter to ‘congratulate’ the Morrison government and Health Minister Greg “rhyming slang” Hunt for his monumental achievement that a remarkable 7.1% of Australians are now fully vaccinated.

Rowland could barely contain his excitement, declaring that while the figure is ‘not great’ it was good to have the update from the Health Minister.

Are you fucking kidding me??

The Morrison government has had 18 months to get its act together, firstly with organising a national, coordinated approach to constructing purpose-built quarantine facilities within arm’s reach of Australia’s international airports and secondly by ordering sufficient quantities of vaccine.

But here we are, almost two years later with neither, and yet the media give Morrison and his incompetent rabble a free pass.

As the chart above shows, as at 27, June 47% of people in USA are fully vaccinated while in the UK it’s just shy of 50%.

For the mainstream media to be ‘congratulating’ the Morrison govt for achieving a paltry 7% while other developing nations are beginning to open up while we’re being flung back into lockdown illustrates how poorly we are served by those whose mandate should be to hold those in power to account.

If you don’t know what that is, I’ll give you a hint…

IT’S A FUCKING DISGRACE!

376 Comments leave one →
  1. June 29, 2021 3:16 pm

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  2. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    June 29, 2021 3:33 pm

    IT’S A FUCKING DISGRACE!

    Some of us aren’t so great with nuance. You need to say exactly what you mean

  3. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    June 29, 2021 3:34 pm

    Some of us aren’t so great with nuance. You need to say exactly what you think

  4. TB Queensland permalink
    June 29, 2021 6:57 pm

    IT’S A FUCKING DISGRACE!

    Wait till China goes to war with these stupid pricks … wont that be fu ——————-

  5. TB Queensland permalink
    June 29, 2021 6:57 pm

    Some of us aren’t so great with nuance. We know who … too

  6. Kerry Marcon permalink
    June 29, 2021 10:31 pm

    Well first I was very cross then angry and now I’m incandescent with rage – can these morons possibly get any worse.

  7. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    June 30, 2021 9:37 am

    Nah, thePanda doesn’t need to fire a single shot, as thePanda will just keep ‘winning’ by letting the clowntown’rs keep losing. `

  8. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    June 30, 2021 9:44 am

    Psst, breakfast clap trap comes out of boltsvillage reb. Desperately trying to keep up with kochieNat out of jonestown which owns the timeslot. l don’t think sidekick mike is the problem, as my abc fcuked up trying to take on kochieNat and similar dribble.`

  9. Tony permalink
    June 30, 2021 7:35 pm

    If I were a virus trying to ensure my survival, I’d become more infectious and less lethal. That way I’d spread to as many hosts as possible without killing them off .

    Which is what seems to be happening with the Indian I mean Alpha strain.

  10. Tony permalink
    June 30, 2021 8:24 pm

    Delta. They renamed it from India to Delta. Naming viruses after their place of origin goes back to the Spanish flu but you can’t do that now.

  11. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    June 30, 2021 8:31 pm

    If there was a Brisbane version, I would try to give it any other name.
    By the way-, how good is it that EVERYWHERE else is in lockdown!!!
    It seems those people just can’t obey the rules.

  12. Tony permalink
    June 30, 2021 8:55 pm

    By the way-, how good is it that EVERYWHERE else is in lockdown!!!

    It’s good, but we should enjoy it while it lasts. Past performance is a good indicator of future hotel quarantine leaks.

  13. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 1, 2021 1:42 pm

  14. TB Queensland permalink
    July 1, 2021 7:02 pm

    And Trump was a problem … but!

    https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/asia-news/2021/07/01/china-xi-bully-warning/

    “The people of China are not only good at destroying the old world, they have also created a new world,” Mr Xi said, China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong.

    “Only socialism can save China, and only socialism with Chinese characteristics can develop China,” he said ……

    “Anyone who dares try to do that will have their heads bashed bloody against the Great Wall of Steel forged by over 1.4 billion Chinese people,” he said, sparking applause from the audience gathered in the square in central Beijing.

    But to understand that last statement you must understand the history of China and the meaning (and reason for The Great Wall of China) and in fact China has never invaded another “country” … but has been invaded by many …. read “On China” by Henry KIssinger to get an understanding ….

  15. Tony permalink
    July 1, 2021 10:31 pm

  16. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 1, 2021 11:03 pm

    China has territorial disputes with most of its neighbours.
    Great work CCP

  17. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 2, 2021 8:37 am

    The Chinese Communist Party certainly likes the odd war:

    List of wars involving the People’s Republic of China

    The genocidal CCP is also pretty good at ethnic cleansing.

    The stupid mongrel commos have sought to entrench their dominance of Tibet by banning reincarnation.

  18. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 2, 2021 1:17 pm

    For a bit of context …

    This was the context: “China has never invaded another “country”

    “I do not support communism and particularly the Chinese CP … “

    Also TB, I get your views on the CCP which is why I stayed well away from that cheap shot!

    Tom R other other hand ….

    “Great Wall of Steel ..”

    Another commo idea co-opted by Running Dog Dan.

  19. July 2, 2021 1:56 pm

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  20. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 2, 2021 2:15 pm

    Excellent take, reb.

    That show is so funny because it cuts so close to the bone.

  21. TB Queensland permalink
    July 2, 2021 6:35 pm

    Also TB, I get your views on the CCP which is why I stayed well away from that cheap shot!

    Bloody hell! You make cheap shots? Oops! 🤣

  22. TB Queensland permalink
    July 2, 2021 6:42 pm

    As many of you know I live on the Northside of Brisbane … how’s this for “dangerous” Murdoch Press reporting?

    https://www.news.com.au/world/coronavirus/australia/queensland-records-an-extra-case-of-locallytransmitted-covid19/news-story/528d4111a9f8623f4b883fc28780b0d8

    Check the “Covid Exposure Sites … confused? Most folk will be …

  23. July 3, 2021 11:11 am

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  24. TB Queensland permalink
    July 3, 2021 4:58 pm

    Already in the discount bin.

    And by that photo looks like he’s even given himself the shits!

  25. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 3, 2021 5:02 pm

    If the lockdown in Sydney does not end on July 9, people are going to get angry.

  26. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 4, 2021 8:35 am

    Australia’s top public servants the most highly paid in the world.
    That’s because… management of our public service must be so much more complicated than any other country
    https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/australia-s-top-public-servants-earn-top-dollar-compared-to-international-counterparts-20210624-p583vr.html

  27. Tom R permalink
    July 4, 2021 11:16 am

    Tom R other other hand ….

    Just shows splats can’t read for shit

    If the lockdown in Sydney does not end on July 9

    End? It never bloody well started

  28. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 4, 2021 12:24 pm

    At least Andrews didn’t give the anti vaxers plenty of talking points.
    That was left to the Queensland premier
    Thanks Anastasia, just what we need, anti vaxers quoting mainstream politicians

  29. TB Queensland permalink
    July 4, 2021 12:29 pm

    End? It never bloody well started Chuckle

    and … if the lockdowns aren’t followed … people will die … shimples … and if the’re dead they don’t spend even less! 🙄

    Never these BS issues in Brissy … what is dem southerners on, man?

  30. July 4, 2021 4:12 pm

    “Never these BS issues in Brissy …”

    Oh really.

  31. TB Queensland permalink
    July 4, 2021 6:33 pm

    C’mon reb! (Is that wanker still around … then there’s Hanson, Katter, Christensen, Bananaby Juice … oh wait, he just sounds like a One Nation wanker, too hard, so many

    BUT I’m talking about real QUEENSLANDERS! (Not the NRL rabble … obviously NSW Cockroaches were assisted by Covid … )

    And all the boofheads on OUR beaches during lockdown were from Mexico and Cockroach Country)

    What’s wrong with the Deep South? Y’all?

  32. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    July 5, 2021 9:27 am

    .. how good is it that EVERYWHERE else is in lockdown ” As l promised earlier .. of course chairman gladys can do it (-:`

  33. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    July 5, 2021 9:34 am

    They only need “ List of wars involving ” muppet island licking yankeeland arse and Losing, which would include everything post ww2, including this weeks freshie! (-:`

  34. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 5, 2021 11:04 am

    “Just shows splats can’t read for shit”

    The CCP will be well pleased with your efforts, Tom R, which is why that Aldi bag of cash ended up on your door step. As that sort of thing is a common occurrence in the ALP you probably thought it was merely your due.

    Your usual MO is to leap into action as soon as any Australian criticises your beloved CCP. A truly great rapid response troll, you then repeatedly damn all critics of the genocidal maniacs who run China.

    Finally, sotto voce, you might grudgingly concede that China has some issues but Australians need to shut up about them.

    Your Beijing masters are no doubt glowing with tumescent admiration at the servile self-debasement you subject yourself to on their behalf.

  35. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 12:20 pm

    Ask Gladys Liu about political donations splats

    And yes, I always note that China is a repressive, belligerent cuntry. Just like we are.

  36. July 5, 2021 12:25 pm

    Kevin Rudd’s forensic takedown of Hunt and Morrison’s botched vaccine rollout is a site to behold…

    https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/greg-hunt-has-failed-to-vaccinate-the-nation-and-must-go-20210703-p586jq.html

  37. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 12:58 pm

    There’s a few of them out there at the moment reb

    I’m beginning to wonder if slomo will make it to the next election, or if he will be replaced by another misogynistic ass-wipe. But at least they may not be a fundamentalist qanon nutjob

    Morrison also does not seem to see politics as getting people together to solve problems. He is a solo operator that tends to bully and bluster and cajole.

    https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/politics/australian-politics/2021/07/04/carpark-rorts-vaccine-rollout-morrison/

  38. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 1:31 pm

    Standard lines from CCP apologists-
    * We can’t criticise them, look at our human rights record…(acknowledging that while ours is nothing to be proud of, it is zilch compared to the CCP)
    * But thry’re our major trading partner…(suggesting that we put profits before national security)
    * It’s racist…( lazy…is a brutal dictatorship a race?)
    * Morrison offended them…(ignoring that government statements didn’t mention China)
    * Look at Trump!…(who was beaten in a democratic election)
    * It’s all a media beat up…(so Murdoch apparently causes territorial disputes between China and most of its neighbours)

  39. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 1:45 pm

    Thanks for that, ToM … most enlightening as usual … 😶

  40. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 1:50 pm

    … a site to behold… Indeed, reb … (BTW I saw what you did there 😉 noice w/p )

    You noticed another gem from Brisbane … 😊

    Eventually they catch up … 😎

  41. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 2:21 pm

    suggesting that we put profits before national security

    Darwin Ports
    Gladys Liu
    Twiggy using taxpayer dollars for useless masks
    A free trade agreement that gave away Aussie jobs to Chinese ones

    ignoring that government statements didn’t mention China

    Yea, Shanghai Sam wasn’t on Government letterhead, so doesn’t count. Right 😉

    Oh yes yomm, do go on ……………

  42. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 3:54 pm

    More from the CCP apologist!
    All that means we deserve all those trade sanctions!
    Just like Norway a decade ago, when the Nobel Prize was awarded to a Chinese dissident

  43. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 6:16 pm

    What is it about Melbourne?

    And news.com.au’s stupid headlines

    Starpharma fined $93,000 for Viraleze nasal spray over ‘illegal advertising’

    A Melbourne-based global biopharmaceutical company has been fined more than $93,000 for its alleged illegal advertising of a spray not approved for use in Australia that claims to stop SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

    The Therapeutic Goods Administration issued seven infringement notices totalling $93,240 to Starpharma Holdings Limited.

    $93 grand for a “global pharma company” is HUGE! I call bullshit!

  44. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 6:17 pm

    Darwin Ports

    Have we retained control yet?

    No good asking, ToM … blind in one eye can’t see out ‘tother!

  45. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 6:22 pm

    As a contrast (some folks here don’t like contrasting 🙄 ) fk em

    NRL hits Dragons players with $305k in fines for Covid-19 breach</b.

  46. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 7:29 pm

    All that means we deserve all those trade sanctions!

    ffs. there was even a handy list (which left out a heap of more random racist remarks made)

    NOTE: Highlighting one groups bad behaviour dies not equate supporting another groups bad behaviour.

    But that is a bit difficult for some to comprehend

    Have we retained control yet?

    It feels like it’s been 99 years already 😦

  47. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 7:43 pm

    Apologist for the CCP.
    We deserve all that they’re giving us, because some politicians proved to be inadequate at brown nosing

  48. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 7:44 pm

    Things are looking pretty grim atm

  49. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 7:45 pm

    Where being overtly racist and bullish = “inadequate at brown nosing”

  50. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 7:53 pm

    Apologist.
    I haven’t seen you make a comment that is critical of the CCP. It’s-
    * We did it to ourselves
    * Look at our record
    ” Look at the USA
    * Criticism of the CCP is racist

  51. Tom R permalink
    July 5, 2021 8:09 pm

    I haven’t seen you make a comment that is critical of the CCP.

    Pretty sure I’ve already mentioned how shit you are at reading, just like splats

  52. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 8:17 pm

    Yes, it’s a severe beating with a wet lettuce

  53. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 5, 2021 8:23 pm

    …just like we are…

    Damning condemnation of the CCP

  54. TB Queensland permalink
    July 5, 2021 10:32 pm

    I guess there’s no lockdown in Melbourne reading, Tom’s rants. Ah well …

  55. ivi permalink
    July 6, 2021 5:52 am

    (…a site to behold…

    ‘Kill the chicken to scare the monkey’??)

  56. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 6, 2021 10:09 am

    “I always note that China is a repressive, belligerent cuntry.”

    Well not always. More like once in a while when pressed.

    “Just like we are.”

    And this is where the false equivalence kicks in and what makes your CCP handler so happy.

  57. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 10:36 am

    More like once in a while when pressed

    Sorry if I concentrate more on our own Government instead of ‘looking over there’

    And this is where the false equivalence kick

    Like I said, if you looked more here than there, you might see how similar we are becoming.

  58. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 6, 2021 11:04 am

    You clearly don’t bother to look at and consider-
    * Amnesty international report on China vs Australia (or even the USA
    * The history of the CCP in overreacting and imposing trade sanctions, look at the punishment of Norway over the awarding of the Nobel Prize to a Chinese dissident
    * The clear manipulation of Australian institutions by the CCP
    **,You excuse all that, which is why you’re an apologist for a brutal dictatorship

  59. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 11:13 am

    * Amnesty international report on China vs Australia (or even the USA
    We went through that, We didn’t stack up very well
    * The history of the CCP in overreacting and imposing trade sanctions, look at the punishment of Norway over the awarding of the Nobel Prize to a Chinese dissident
    Look at our hissy fit over the GBR ffs
    * The clear manipulation of Australian institutions by the CCP
    Let’s not talk about Timor-Leste 😉
    **,You excuse all that, which is why you’re an apologist for a brutal dictatorship
    No, I care more about OUR failures, not others. It’s very simple really

  60. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 6, 2021 12:59 pm

    Yes, Australia isn’t perfect, but you’re specifically saying that they’re “just like we are” is about the most outrageous excuse for brutality I’ve seen.
    It is wilfully ignorant or so dishonest it defies the bounds of mainstream political opinion.
    Infact it’s ignorant and dishonest

  61. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 6, 2021 1:40 pm

    “In fact it’s ignorant and dishonest”

    Exactly. I’m sure Tom R’s next payment from the CCP will arrive in a wallet made from the skin of one of the many Uighur victims of the CCP.

  62. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 3:24 pm

    is about the most outrageous excuse for brutality I’ve seen.

    Are talking about our treatment of Asylum Seekers?

    Or our treatment of First Nations peoples?

    Maybe the unemployed?

    Or those in Aged Care?

    Perhaps take your pick yomm

  63. Tony permalink
    July 6, 2021 5:38 pm

    Apparently Australia giving AstraZeneca vaccines (which we now have in abundance) to nearby countries like Timor Leste, means we are sabotaging China’s foreign aid program – according to their state-run media and their useful idiots here in Australia (does anybody know one?).

  64. TB Queensland permalink
    July 6, 2021 5:53 pm

    … their useful idiots …

    Please explain?

  65. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 6, 2021 6:17 pm

    Meanwhile Tom R digs himself further into the hole of dishonest, wilful ignorance to try to compare some of Australia’s intractable problems with the deliberate brutality of the CCP
    The CCP is no doubt proud that they’ve sent a car to Mars while leaving hundreds of millions of people in abject poverty, below their meagre poverty line of about $2.50 a day.
    The left must be proud of having a car on Mars!

  66. TB Queensland permalink
    July 6, 2021 6:28 pm

    TR, after reading the comments above attacking you …

    I’m sure you realise that right wing political “soldiers” are steeped in christianity, cronyism, nepotism, hypocrisy, colonialism, royalism, climate denialism, nationalism , lies, globally connected to right wing propaganda, deception, attack, profit at all costs, denial of the needy, poor, sick and aged … and are dedicated to “the cause” win at all costs … and I suspect would support slavery, exploitation and trafficking … (we know how they treat children)

    Pity none of them have been to Barcaldine … for the Tree of Knowledge destroyed by right wing activists … it LIVES!

    The right (try to) suppress ordinary folk … ’tis about power and control (learned through twisted religious “belief”) … constantly … but use them for their wars and aggression … Australia has only been invaded once … but how many countries has “modern” Australia invaded …

    Truth is truth … pity the “enablers” are sucked into untruth after untruth … generation after generation … war after war …

    They seek The End of Days … right wing politicians continue to poke the dragon of China … because others will fight the battles … they believe its David and Goliath – NOT – but if the world dies … then Revelation … the good will rise … but the believers are in for a deadly shock!

  67. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 6:39 pm

    with the deliberate brutality of the CCP

    Oops, we accidentally ripped Timor-Leste off

    Oops, we accidentally marginalized First Nation people

    Oops, we accidentally illegally threatened centerlink recipients, causing deaths by their wanton, and knowledgeable, negligence

  68. TB Queensland permalink
    July 6, 2021 6:53 pm

    “Scuse my cynicism … “an error” … FFS!

    The New South Wales health department says “an error” resulted in 163 year 12 students at one of Sydney’s most expensive private schools being given the Pfizer vaccine.

    St Joseph’s College in Sydney’s lower north shore confirmed on Tuesday that more than 160 students received their first dose of the vaccine after the state’s health department approved the school’s request.

    The school said it was given the go-ahead for the vaccines in May because its boarding school population included Indigenous students and students from remote and regional communities.

    The senior students were due to have their second shot when school resumed.
    Rose Bay public school in Sydney
    Australian teachers ask to be vaccinated as frontline workers amid Covid outbreaks
    Read more

    Guardian Australia understands a private girls school, with a large number of boarders, has also been given access by NSW Health to the Pfizer vaccine, while most under-40s in Australia are ineligible.

    The Sydney Local Health District, which is part of NSW Health, said an error had led to the entire year 12 cohort at St Joseph’s being vaccinated, instead of just the Aboriginal students.

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jul/06/sydney-private-school-st-josephs-college-students-given-pfizer-vaccine-despite-under-40s-being-ineligible

  69. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 6, 2021 7:34 pm

    As I’ve said I the past, Tom R’s attitude would have prevented Australia’s participation in an the international effort to end apartheid in South Africa, because we weren’t perfect.
    Clutching at straws in being an apologist for a brutal dictatorship

  70. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 10:20 pm

    “Scuse my cynicism … “an error” … FFS!

    Doncha love the way their ‘errors’ always benefits one groups, and hurts another. It’s almost as if there was a method to the ….. mistakes

    Clutching at straws in being an apologist for a brutal dictatorship

    Keep clutching then 😉

    It’s funny, a few years ago, you were cheering the Chinese on for stealing Aussie jobs. Now … How the worm has turned.

  71. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 10:21 pm

    I wonder how a dictatorship would run a vaccination program?

  72. Tom R permalink
    July 6, 2021 10:37 pm

    “Scuse my cynicism … “an error” … FFS!

    Whoops, they did it again (just to prove my earlier point about who their ‘mistakes’ hurt and help)

  73. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 7, 2021 9:39 am

    The good old days, before it was official CCP policy to try to f**k the Australian economy and undermine public confidence
    …but we deserve it

  74. Tom R permalink
    July 7, 2021 10:27 am

    I mean, it’s not that your fixated or anything, but among all the posts about total fuckups and total totalitarianism going on, your issue is … China

  75. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 7, 2021 10:44 am

    1. The CCP has attempted to undermine the Australian economy, and used the pandemic to undermine public confidence. I think that’s worth commenting on. Particularly in the context of you saying they’re “just like us”
    2. The vaccine rollout debacle isn’t a point of debate
    3. I think you mean “you’re”

  76. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 7, 2021 10:50 am

    “I mean, it’s not that your fixated or anything, but among all the posts about total fuckups and total totalitarianism going on, your issue is … China”

    Hilariously hypocritical, Tom R! You’ve posted about the same number of times on China. It’s what rapid response trolls do.

    Unfortunately your replies are repetitive and meretricious – all in support of a tyrannical dictatorship which has killed tens of millions of its citizens over the years. Just like Australia, I suppose?

  77. Tom R permalink
    July 7, 2021 1:22 pm

    Yes, China is an authoritarian regime
    Yes, we are an authoritative regime
    I’m going to concentrate on our country first, which doesn’t mean I’ll ignore what goes on outside. It also doesn’t mean that I won’t highlight how rubbish some of the accusations are, or how obvious the race baiting has been.

    But as for OUR dicktator

  78. TB Queensland permalink
    July 7, 2021 2:24 pm

    The Carbon Club looks interesting too, TR

  79. Tom R permalink
    July 7, 2021 3:37 pm

    We may not have started it TB, but we are surely pouring the kero on it 😉

    Bloody Dans been at it again!

    https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/coronavirus/2021/07/07/sydney-lockdown-extended/

  80. TB Queensland permalink
    July 7, 2021 4:27 pm

    Looks like Golden Gladys needs a bit of polish and a good scrub … or a good scrub and a bit of polish … so what is her role in Hunger Games? (I’m still trying to figure out what Hazzard meant?)

  81. TB Queensland permalink
    July 7, 2021 4:30 pm

    Brisbane folk are all wearing masks, signing in to all business, using hand cleaner and trolley cleaners and joking and being friendly to perfect strangers – not a whinge … just like a big country town … 🤠

  82. TB Queensland permalink
    July 7, 2021 4:44 pm

    Do people understand what enablers do? Hitler had enablers. Putin has enablers. Xi Ping has enablers … Trump has enablers …

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/06/donald-trump-hitler-michael-bender-book

  83. TB Queensland permalink
    July 7, 2021 6:21 pm

    M Y was on Wednesday jailed for

    “was on Wednesday” ???

    M Y was jailed on Wednesday for ….

    Apparently paying teachers more will improve our journalist’s grammar!

    ToM would have a ball as an assessor … of English teachers … and be paid a fkn fortune! Working at home fk Dan and his lockdowns … unless he went to NSW of course where Golden Girl Gladys and her boyfriends rule …

  84. Tom R permalink
    July 8, 2021 11:25 am

    Golden Girl Gladys should no slomo

  85. Tom R permalink
    July 8, 2021 1:09 pm

    I’m trying to work out what a yomm stare would look like

  86. TB Queensland permalink
    July 8, 2021 6:53 pm

    Where’s Scotty?

    See that ship on the horizon? Well Scovid’s is OVER the horizon … heading for Haiti – apparently a job in the government has become available and he has the “quals” …

    Should suit him to the ground … 7.9% of the pop. are pentecostal …

    https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/haiti/#military-and-security

  87. TB Queensland permalink
    July 8, 2021 6:56 pm

    I’m trying to work out what a yomm stare would look like

    Vacant? 🤓

  88. TB Queensland permalink
    July 8, 2021 7:09 pm

    Spent the day at Sirromet Winery … how they can charge so much for “wine” I’ve no idea …

    Tour of production, wine tasting … seven wines … lunch … nice mixed med style platter and then lamb shanks or pizza (pretty nice pizza too) …

    Our two friends and The Minister and I had a nice relaxing day.

    I volunteered to drive (45 minutes from home) so wine tasting was a slight sip of, very tannin, dry finish, Merlot/Shiraz and a very sweet port. Glass of passable sauv blanc with lunch

    (Our daughter gave us a Red Balloon Gift Card for Christmas so we invited our friends and shared their cost … good value for four …)

  89. TB Queensland permalink
    July 8, 2021 7:12 pm

    BTW was surprised at the number of NSW number plates on the road too …

    Was the same when Dan’s mob went walkabout to Qld … tho their number plates were Victorian 🤣

  90. Tom R permalink
    July 9, 2021 10:17 am

    More than Awks. Busted bullshitting again

  91. July 11, 2021 8:19 am

    Funny how YoM could never STFU about Dan Andrews’ COVID management, but when it comes to the sheer incompetence of Gladys and ScoVid’s NSW clusterfuck and shambolic vaccine rollout he’s MIA.

    In fact, I’m begin to think he’s actually Jeff Kennett.

  92. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 11, 2021 10:15 am

    Well, Victoria reached over 700 cases a day, and spent the majority of the year in lockdown. So NSW hasn’t yet reached Dan’s lead standard.
    Mind you, I’m deeply unhappy with the vaccination rollout, because I want my overseas surf safaris. What’s the use of being retired if you have to stay in Australia?

  93. TB Queensland permalink
    July 11, 2021 11:21 am

    What’s the use of being retired if you have to stay in Australia?

    What a narrow focus you have … and what happened to “beautiful” Melbourne?

    BTW have you checked the o/seas covid stats lately? At surfin’ hangouts? 😷

  94. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 11, 2021 11:26 am

    This must have been a little bit like WW2 Europe where you could be asked “”papers please”” if you went outside. Apparently we have to carry ID with us if we leave our homes in Greater Sydney and show it if asked by the Police. And you cannot browse while shopping or you could be fined. You have to walk in get what you want and then leave.

    It is amazing how obedient people are.

  95. Tom R permalink
    July 11, 2021 1:51 pm

    So NSW hasn’t yet reached Dan’s lead standard.
    ………..
    I’m deeply unhappy with the vaccination rollout

    GUF ….FAW [facepalm]

  96. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 11, 2021 2:54 pm

    I’m supposed to be overseas for 3 or 4 months a year! Of course I’m unhappy! It’s a debacle

  97. TB Queensland permalink
    July 11, 2021 6:01 pm

    I’m supposed to be overseas for 3 or 4 months a year!

    Oh WOW! LOL! Suck it up Princess … yer a funny fella! (Doctors’ Orders?)

    Meet the rich and privileged – wannabes … luv it!

  98. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 12, 2021 9:28 am

    “Funny how YoM could never STFU about Dan Andrews’ COVID management, but when it comes to the sheer incompetence of Gladys and ScoVid’s NSW clusterfuck and shambolic vaccine rollout he’s MIA.”

    The differences is 800 corpses. Let me know when Gladys catches up. Until then Stairman Dan retains his title as Australia’s greatest mass-murderer.

  99. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 12, 2021 9:30 am

    Meanwhile back with the Biden crime and incest family:

  100. Tom R permalink
    July 12, 2021 10:20 am

    Let me know when Gladys catches up.

    If she did, it would mean that she had learned nothing from the hard lesson learned, on the fly, and the feds were still hopelessly inadequate in regards to aged care.

    It would also ignore that, back then, there was no vaccine, they were even guessing how it transmitted.

    The Andrews government showed, through its successes and failures, HOW to beat this. NSW is ignoring those lessons, on purpose.

    Meanwhile, seems even the governments alleged successes, delayed by months as they are, aren’t its own

  101. Tony permalink
    July 12, 2021 1:13 pm

    “ and the feds were still hopelessly inadequate in regards to aged care.”

    Most of the aged care deaths were in Victoria so it must be the feds fault.🙄

  102. TB Queensland permalink
    July 12, 2021 1:35 pm

    Most of the aged care deaths were in Victoria so it must be the feds fault.

    If the feds were/are “responsible” for aged care – then yes. 🙄

    This fed government has a really consistent habit of blaming everyone else except itself … ably assisted by its enablers …

  103. Tony permalink
    July 12, 2021 1:42 pm

    If the feds were/are “responsible” for aged care – then yes.

    But, but, why weren’t there aged-care deaths in other states? Did the feds only mismanage the Victorian facilities? Or did Dan and his cronies fuck things up to such an extent that 800 people died – in all settings, including aged care?

  104. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 12, 2021 2:44 pm

    In NSW

    “””””The 17 deaths in aged care facilities account for 40 per cent of the state’s 42 deaths””

  105. Tom R permalink
    July 12, 2021 2:58 pm

    Pretty much indicates that NSW are shit at protecting their population compared with Vic doesn’t it nil, as the percentage of deaths in aged care was way higher in vic, almost all of them occurred in them there

  106. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 12, 2021 2:58 pm

    Dan’s areas of expertise-
    * Long winded and self important speeches
    * Fine the population into cowering compliance
    * Oversee a thuggish police force
    * 700 cases a day. Still the record holder!

  107. ivi permalink
    July 12, 2021 3:21 pm

    (Most of the aged care deaths were in Victoria so it must be the feds fault.

    Meh; the mo(u)ldy-oldies, whether initially, in NSW, or, subsequently, Victoria, were getting in the way of living alongside the virus and/or acquiring herd immunity; besides, most of the deaduns probably only had days or weeks left to live, anyways, what with their comorbidities, like chronic malnutrition, and in the absence of life-saving therapeutics, like aquarium-grade (hydroxy)chloroquine or highly-theoretical, fry-before-ya-die (UV-)light(-emitting) injectables, (ir)regardless of any foreseeability(ies), or any (non-(delegable) duty(ies) of care actually to develop and to implement a first edition national aged care plan, rather than an(other) announceable.)

  108. Tom R permalink
    July 12, 2021 3:21 pm

    +
    * Crushed Covid 😉

  109. Tom R permalink
    July 12, 2021 3:49 pm

    lols, dumbass media getting told, again

  110. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 12, 2021 3:56 pm

    * Systemic failure

  111. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 12, 2021 4:12 pm

    Pretty much indicates that NSW are shit at protecting their population compared with Vic doesn’t it

    17 deaths in aged care facilities in NSW does not sound a lot. Also they may have died with Covid not because of it.

  112. TB Queensland permalink
    July 12, 2021 4:15 pm

    * Fine the population into cowering compliance

    Why did they have to?

    Obviously not just Dan’s fault then … 😏

  113. TB Queensland permalink
    July 12, 2021 4:17 pm

    17 deaths in aged care facilities in NSW does not sound a lot.

    You have expertise in aged care?

  114. Tom R permalink
    July 12, 2021 4:46 pm

    Systemic failure

    “You keep using that word …”

    Here’s where it fits 😉

  115. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 12, 2021 5:24 pm

    “You have expertise in aged care?”

    Obviously Chimpy the Younger has enough to know that 17 dead is a much better number than the 650 or so murdered in Victoria by ALP corruption. Do you disagree?

  116. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 12, 2021 7:08 pm

    Melbourne used to be the world’s most livable city, for years.
    Now it isn’t even Australia’s most livable. Doesn’t come second either.
    Thanks Dan

  117. Tony permalink
    July 12, 2021 7:58 pm

    Now it isn’t even Australia’s most livable. Doesn’t come second either.

    Dan’s only mismanaging Melbourne/ Victoria as an example to other states of what not to do.

  118. TB Queensland permalink
    July 12, 2021 9:57 pm

    Now it isn’t even Australia’s most livable. Doesn’t come second either.

    Thanks dumb Melbournians ….

    Victoria as an example to other states of what not to do.

    And Golden Gladys is going strong …

  119. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 12, 2021 10:00 pm

    Fortunately, Melbourne is in front of Dillsville, otherwise known as Brisbane

  120. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 9:57 am

    For our SickHunt

  121. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 13, 2021 10:44 am

    “Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull have become a united team”

    No surprise there! These are two of Australia’s most vile narcissists and two of our worst Labor PMs. All that’s rotten and wrong with human nature distilled into two drop-kick multi-millionaires.

  122. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 13, 2021 10:48 am

    Ashleigh the Lion Racist Heffalump:

  123. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 13, 2021 11:32 am

    https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/fashion/fashion-shows/miami-swim-week-2021-catwalk-shows-praised-for-inclusivity/news-story/5051538079444e243c34ae57cbacb409

    I’m not sure fat women should be encouraged any more than fat blokes in Speedos. Fatness is unhealthy and is not particularly attractive.

  124. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 11:44 am

    These are two of Australia’s most vile narcissists

    That’s what I thought. Then I saw slomo

    I’m not sure fat women ……….. nothing can really save you after that yomm

    Fatness is unhealthy

    as can calling people fat be unhealthy too 😉

    and is not particularly attractive.

    Neither is calling people fat

  125. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 13, 2021 12:00 pm

    “Neither is calling people fat”

    Especially someone who identifies as a lion!

  126. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 13, 2021 12:27 pm

    Fat people have higher rates of various health ailments. Some of the programs and attitudes encourage obesity.
    If people choose an unhealthy diet, don’t encourage it

  127. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 1:07 pm

    Especially someone who identifies as a lion! 🙂

    If people choose an unhealthy diet

    See that IF at the beginning of your sentence yomm 😉

    fyi, an old friend was overweight, even though she ate healthily. For years she suffered ridicule, turned out, she was full of cancer, which killed her

  128. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 13, 2021 1:28 pm

    Two thirds of people are overweight.. Most of that is due to diet, so most people are far by choice.
    Very few are overweight due to illnesses.
    Fat blokes in speedos aren’t admired, there no need to pretend that fat women in skimpy swimwear should be

  129. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 13, 2021 1:29 pm

    “…fat by choice..”
    I’d hate to be misinterpreted

  130. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 2:10 pm

    I’d hate to be misinterpreted

    I wonder if that applies to those who are not “fat by choice”?

  131. TB Queensland permalink
    July 13, 2021 3:39 pm

    I’m happy being far by choice … 😃

  132. TB Queensland permalink
    July 13, 2021 3:43 pm

    From Melbourne … 😉

    The most liveable cities in the world

    1. Auckland, New Zealand
    2. Osaka, Japan
    3. Adelaide, Australia
    4. Wellington, New Zealand
    5. Tokyo, Japan
    6. Perth, Australia
    7. Zurich, Switzerland
    8. Geneva, Switzerland
    9. Melbourne, Australia
    10. Brisbane, Australia

    Data for this survey was collected from 22 February to 21 March 2021

  133. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 4:03 pm

    #3 ROFL

    Guess Adelaide stops at Grand Junction Road up North 🙂

  134. TB Queensland permalink
    July 13, 2021 10:08 pm

    So this is what you do in retirement, ToM? And I thought you went surfing in the sea!!! 😯

  135. Tom R permalink
    July 13, 2021 10:18 pm

    And I thought you went surfing in the sea!!!

    lol TB 🙂 Seems he found a fetish. And all along, I thought it was for Commie Redheads.

    AWKS

  136. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 8:53 am

    Oh look, Tom R’s posted an article that tries to downplay the effects of a Great Barrier Reef “in danger” listing.

    Tom R was for such a listing before he was against it. Does this mean he is for it again?

  137. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 9:43 am

    tosy is still bullshitting. But, that’s all he’s got, isn’t it

  138. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 9:52 am

    tosy is still bullshitting

    Oh really? Are you for the “in danger” listing, or against it?

  139. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 10:01 am

    I’ll go slowly, again, because it’s been said, before

    It’s. good. that. issues. are. highlighted.
    It’s. bad. that. it. had. to. be. done.

    Is that slow enough for you?

  140. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 10:02 am

    That’s a Gold Standard #FarQueue

  141. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 10:07 am

    Is that slow enough for you?

    No. Are you for or against UNESCO listing the GBR as “in danger”?

    FOR. or. AGAINST. are. the. only. two. possible. answers.

  142. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 14, 2021 10:48 am

    Here is a good reason not to buy garlic from China even if it is half the price

    https://www.bedtimez.com/worldwide/foods-exports-ta/5

    “”””Garlic
    If you haven’t noticed a very clear pattern, then here it is: pesticides are the predominant issue in China’s agriculture industry. This problem stems from China not enforcing many laws as a method of regulating pesticide use. Due to this, garlic from China may contain pesticides.””””

  143. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 10:57 am

    REALLY SLOWLY

    It’s. good. that. issues. are. highlighted.
    It’s. bad. that. it. had. to. be. done.

    Of course, you then extrapolate that to mean I’m saying ‘it’s good that people suffer because of it.

    Basically, you make up bullshit 😉

  144. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 12:00 pm

    Basically, you make up bullshit 😉

    Basically you’re just evading the question. But that’s your usual MO so no surprises there.

    Do you support the GBR “in danger” listing, YES or NO?

  145. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 12:56 pm

    Basically you’re just evading the question

    Watch me dodge, what me wheel. But whatever you do, don’t read what I write 😉

    It’s. good. that. issues. are. highlighted.

    (That’s a yes for the slow ones)

    But it’s BAD, that it came to this.

  146. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:10 pm

    (That’s a yes for the slow ones)

    Wow, finally! It wasn’t that hard was it.🙄

  147. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:20 pm

    Tom R supports an unelected body at the UN, listing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”. Good to know, even though his masters in the federal Labor party say “nobody wants” this listing, and their shadow environment minister says it could cost 64,000 jobs. Oh, and don’t forget the head of the organisation recommending the listing says climate change is the main reason, but Australia can’t solve that problem, it will require international action.

    Great. Just great.

  148. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:20 pm

    It wasn’t that hard was it

    It is precisely what I have said form the get go. If you cannot understand English, complain to your teachers

  149. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:21 pm

    lols

  150. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:50 pm

    Great. Just great.

    Ah, so you support any damage this may do I see.

  151. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 1:54 pm

    Ah, so you support any damage this may do I see.

    No, that was sarcasm. What’s your excuse?

  152. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 2:00 pm

    What’s your excuse?

    That you can’t read. We literally just went through this [facepalm]

  153. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 2:24 pm

    Tom R supports an “in danger” listing of the GBR that would adversely affect tourism (according to Labor, both federal and Queensland state, to the tune of 64,000 jobs), hospitality, farming including cattle, agriculture including sugar, mining, fishing, shipping, ports, not to mention the reputational damage to the GBR in particular, and Queensland and Australia in general.

  154. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 2:27 pm

    Tom R supports an “in danger” listing of the GBR recommended by an unaccountable group of overseas bureaucrats that have no skin in the game except for their use of the world’s biggest coral reef system as a totem for their climate activism.

  155. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 2:47 pm

    Tom R supports an “in danger” listing of the GBR that Australia can do nothing to remove. According to UNESCO the main reason for the recommendation is climate change, a problem they say Australia can not solve. They don’t mention the fact that for the past 50 years the world as a whole has failed to “solve” climate change.

  156. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 3:11 pm

    And yor opinion on all that was “Great”

  157. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 3:27 pm

    And yor opinion on all that was “Great”

    I told you that was sarcasm, and any independent reader will know you’re just being a fuckwit. But I repeat myself.

  158. Walrus permalink
    July 14, 2021 4:18 pm

    “……and any independent reader will know you’re just being a fuckwit. “”

    Good to see nothing around here has changed LOL

  159. TB Queensland permalink
    July 14, 2021 5:10 pm

    🐤I hope and pray that this Victorian outbreak doesn’t spread to other states.🐤 Scotty from Mars

    Scovid “hopin’ and prayin’ ” still – fkn DO something … did Marketing Mumbles say “this Victorian” outbreak instead of NSW …? Or deliberately? Thinking Golden Glad was still shinin’ …

    Queensland can’t close the borders till all the Cockroaches have landed – apparently – and the couple who were getting married at the hotel have been kicked out for the NRL “lads” y’know the ones that continually break covid rules … 26th July seems a long way away right now … (second AZ jab!)

  160. Tony permalink
    July 14, 2021 5:24 pm

    Yeah I think that might have been a parody account.🤦‍♂️

  161. Walrus permalink
    July 14, 2021 5:27 pm

    LOL @ TB……………………parody account

    Things have gotten worse during my absence………LOL

  162. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 5:37 pm

    But I repeat myself.

    Ahh, now yor understanding my situation ……… perhaps 😦

  163. TB Queensland permalink
    July 14, 2021 6:14 pm

    Things have gotten worse during my absence………LOL

    Actually things were improving here … then lo and behold! Wally! Risen from the accounting! ➕ Praise be!

    Oddly enough I miss our banter … nice to see you here … 😎

  164. TB Queensland permalink
    July 14, 2021 6:16 pm

    And BTW, Wally, what happened to ROFLMAO – I know … you got a better fkn chair! 😄

  165. Tom R permalink
    July 14, 2021 9:19 pm

    Things have gotten worse during my absence

    You were gone?

  166. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 15, 2021 7:26 am

  167. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 15, 2021 7:43 am

  168. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 10:46 am

    Pretty sure external sanctions didn’t help Venezuela much either 😉

    It’s hard to argue one thing has trashed an economy, when most of the trashing has happened around the time countries (read, ‘merica) stuffed massive sanctions on it

  169. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 11:02 am

    I’m not saying it’s wrong

    https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Scomo’d

  170. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 12:05 pm

    Yes, aren’t we all happy now (The Stoopid, it burns))

  171. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 12:42 pm

    Yes, aren’t we all happy now (The Stoopid, it burns))

    It would be lovely if Labor went to the next election on an anti-coal platform (because that wouldn’t be Stoopid at all)!

  172. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 2:25 pm

    I take it that means you are happy the reef is in trouble tosy? (as opposed to be being glad that someone is highlighting that the reef is in trouble, which is my position)

  173. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 15, 2021 2:35 pm

    So Victoria is going into lockdown, while other developed countries are opening.
    That’s because the federal government absolutely F**KED the vaccination rollout.
    F**king hopeless.
    Thanks Scott

  174. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 2:38 pm

    I take it that means you are happy the reef is in trouble tosy?

    According to UNESCO, the main danger to the reef is from climate change, which they say Australia can’t solve. Anyone who implies Australia can save the reef by stopping coal mining is a bullshit artist. Mining of coal, Australia’s second largest export, will carry on. People like Joel Fitzgibbon know this. But I hope Labor goes to the electorate with anti-mining policies. It would be wonderful to watch,

  175. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 2:44 pm

    Anyone who implies Australia can save the reef by stopping coal mining is a bullshit artist

    Anyone who implies that stopping an Emission Reduction Scheme that saw our emissions fall, and pushing for MORE emissions from coal WON’T make it worst is making my head burn from THE STOOPID

    And yet these numbnuts think that UNESCO should ignore all that.

  176. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 2:53 pm

    And yet these numbnuts think that UNESCO should ignore all that.

    Maybe Labor should introduce another carbon tax I mean price on carbon which can’t solve climate change therefore can’t save the reef. Please. Let’s see if the electorate is ready for that.

  177. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:28 pm

    I mean price on carbon which can’t solve climate change

    Is there a “cough/bullshit” smiley?

  178. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:33 pm

    A price of carbon will do f**k all for the barrier reef. Cut the bullsh*t

  179. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:35 pm

    Is there a “cough/bullshit” smiley?

    No. Australia can’t solve climate change (according to your moral and intellectual superiors at UNESCO). Therefore, nothing Australia does can solve climate change.

    By the way, “the world” has been “trying” for around 50 years, but has been unable to solve this climate change “problem”.

  180. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:36 pm

    It like those moronic fire chiefs saying who they/we could go to the CCP and persuade them to do more.
    What a pack of moronic useful idiots they’ve proved to be

  181. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:45 pm

    .. But thry’re our major trading partner ..(suggesting that we put profits before national security).. ” PSST .. hate to tell you teabag types that aint smart enough to realize .. but muppet island has been doing that for decades .. it’s called sovereign risk.

  182. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:53 pm

    Therefore, nothing Australia does can solve climate change.

    yea, whe’re just going to let the rest of the world try and solve it, while we remain the largest per capita producer. But, we have done much to hamper the process. We are now a pariah on hte world scene, with ecen America leaving us behind.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/14/whats-the-eu-plan-to-achieve-carbon-neutrality.html

    A price of carbon will do f**k all for the barrier reef. Cut the bullsh*t

    FattyFetish reckons he’s in the know. I know who I’ll be listening to

  183. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    July 15, 2021 3:55 pm

    .. highlighting that the reef is in trouble ..” Trouble? .. Nah Doomed .. along with ningaloo too. Those 350 to 400 coal burners thePanda built around the globe will all be online and in use in 2022. Burning for 40, 50, 60 years, and knot a thing muppets on their island can do about it. Tho l suspect we will be enjoying more of those 45 to 50 degree days like canadia and california are enjoying this week.`

  184. Back In Some Form`Teabag permalink
    July 15, 2021 4:07 pm

    .. Maybe Labor should introduce another carbon tax ..” The blue gaggle won’t gain anything by that. All they have to do is wait and the red gaggle will dangle blib stooten in front of all those knifed kevin07 voters and its all over.`

  185. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 4:08 pm

    yea, whe’re just going to let the rest of the world try and solve it

    As I pointed out, #therestoftheworld has been trying for around 50 years, all to no avail. When I say no avail, there have been tens of thousands of people on the climate gravy train I mean being fairly compensated for their as-yet unsuccessful efforts. So there’s rhat.

  186. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 4:40 pm

    #therestoftheworld has been trying for around 50 years,

    I really need that “cough/bullshit” smiley

  187. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 5:07 pm

    I really need that “cough/bullshit” smiley

    Fair enough. There have probably been hundreds-of-thousands with their snouts in the climate trough, if not millions.

    Published: 01 September 1972

    Man-made Carbon Dioxide and the “Greenhouse” Effect

    https://www.nature.com/articles/239023a0

  188. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 5:42 pm

    Don’t trust China’s overseas useful idiots.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-57780023?utm_source=pocket-newtab

  189. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 15, 2021 5:59 pm

    If only we had listened to those retired fire chiefs, the CCP would have seen sense! And we’d be happy and without bushfires.
    That’s about the same value as an argument suggesting that Australia can save to barrier reef by taking action to reduce emissions.
    It’s just infantile bulls*t

  190. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 6:17 pm

    Fair enough.

    Yes, we known about it for decades. We still aren’t doing enough. But other countries are taking up the mantle. We are just adding fuel to the fire.

    Don’t trust China’s overseas useful idiots.

    So. China has it’s own IPA. Those EVIL bastards!

    Australia canhelp save the barrier reef by taking action to reduce emissions.

    But instead, we do the exact opposite. And then cry when people notice.

  191. Tom R permalink
    July 15, 2021 6:18 pm

    As most of the comments mention, WE are 😦

  192. Tony permalink
    July 15, 2021 6:32 pm

    WTF is Friendlyjordies? Must be a lefty vanity project.

  193. TB Queensland permalink
    July 15, 2021 6:43 pm

    TR, Guess wot! 💩💩💩💩💩💩💩 🤣

  194. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 15, 2021 6:46 pm

    “”””””As most of the comments mention, WE are””””

    I had the misfortune to come across one of Friendlyjordies Youtube clips. He was basically daring Barilaro to sue him. Well the guy is now getting what he asked for. From what i have seen the guy was online stalking the govt Minister. But it does sound like Barilaro does have a thin skin. He should have ignored the accusations

  195. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 16, 2021 12:03 pm

    Good.
    Albanese is opposed to the mindless proposal of some in the ALP to boycott Israel. Bob Carr is the leader of this move. What a f***king dud he has proved to be.
    There are obviously still plenty of bigots in the ALP

  196. Tom R permalink
    July 16, 2021 12:49 pm

    lols yomm

    MEANWHILE!

    The Boys Are back In Town

  197. TB Queensland permalink
    July 16, 2021 6:11 pm

    There are obviously still plenty of bigots in the ALP

    Why bigots? Its primarily about the cruelty of both sides but Israel has far more firepower and is actually invading Palestine … with the condescension of democracies …

    Look at China and Taiwan … for an example of hypocrisy … same problem different side …

    Explain bigotry again … in this case?

  198. TB Queensland permalink
    July 16, 2021 6:13 pm

    Aaaasaagh! Fucking sick of this shit! Jail ’em!

    https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/state/nsw/2021/07/16/john-barilaro-daughter-covid/

  199. Tony permalink
    July 17, 2021 10:50 am

    “Communism is a failed system, universally failed system,” Biden admitted. “I don’t see socialism as a very useful substitute, but that’s another story,” he continued without elaborating.

    He went on to say that “Cuba is a, uh, unfortunately, a failed state and oppressing their citizens. There are a number of things that we could consider doing to help the people of Cuba, but it would require a different circumstance or a guarantee that they would not be taken advantage of by the government.”

    https://www.politico.com/amp/news/2021/07/15/aoc-cuba-tweet-florida-dem-499802?__twitter_impression=true

  200. July 17, 2021 11:48 am

    Wonder if we’ll be seeing apologies to Dr Norman Swan today from all the online trolls who attacked him this week.

  201. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 17, 2021 12:56 pm

    What did Dr Norman Swan say???

  202. Tony permalink
    July 17, 2021 1:23 pm

    Who cares?

  203. TB Queensland permalink
    July 17, 2021 6:39 pm

    Joe Biden just condemned Communism and Socialism.

    … most Aussies are not US Republicans (extreme RW) … or Democrats … (LW)

    *Thanks goodness Aussies are democratic but believe in our special “culture” of helping a mate … and everyone (mostly) in OZ is a wantok!

    Stop.Comparing.Australia.To.The.USA. or the UK for that matter … its nothing like our culture … Australian! We are unique in the world!

    If you like it so much fuck off and live there …

  204. TB Queensland permalink
    July 17, 2021 6:41 pm

    Who cares?

    Usually ignorant people who don’t respect knowledge, skill and experience they don’t have themselves …

  205. Tony permalink
    July 17, 2021 8:26 pm

    If you like it so much fuck off and live there …

    Who are you addressing?

  206. TB Queensland permalink
    July 18, 2021 11:33 am

    Why do you ask?

  207. TB Queensland permalink
    July 18, 2021 4:08 pm

    Talk about covering your arse at the expense of – anyone … and busily planning for an election …

    Sky News political editor Andrew Clennell claimed Mr Morrison was a “key driver” behind the scenes in NSW urging the Premier to “go hard” despite having built an image as one of the more lenient premiers in regards to lockdowns.

    “Sky News can reveal the Prime Minister was a key driver in advising the Premier to go harder to squash the virus in Australia’s biggest city,” Mr Clennell said.

    It comes as NSW awaits its Sunday results, which have been tipped to exceed 100 for another day running.

    “Now we know Morrison came to the conclusion that it was time to go hard,” Mr Clennell continued, claiming “Ms Berejiklian’s tendency to revert to indecision has been cited by colleagues as why she didn’t go the whole hog earlier”.

    “The reluctance of some in her Cabinet has been seen as another reason. And there’s another view she didn’t want to be seen following Victorian Premier Dan Andrews.”

    When questioned on the NSW lockdown this week, Mr Morrison appeared confident in the NSW Government’s response to the latest outbreak.

    Sky News can reveal … guffaw!

  208. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 18, 2021 6:16 pm

    Talk about covering your arse at the expense of – anyone … and busily planning for an election …

    I suspect govts both State and Federal are just following Public Service health advice. No
    govt Minister has any expertise in virus management. So they are just doing as they are told by the health experts.

  209. TB Queensland permalink
    July 18, 2021 6:25 pm

    No govt Minister has any expertise in virus management. So they are just doing as they are told by the health experts.

    Well, even you figured that out, Kneel (impressed!) … pity Scovid and Golden Girl didn’t …

  210. Tom R permalink
    July 18, 2021 6:28 pm

    Sky News can reveal … guffaw!

    They really take us for fools. And, with some of the comments around here ….

  211. TB Queensland permalink
    July 18, 2021 7:02 pm

    Common sense … commonsense … common-sense …

    Correct spelling is?

  212. Tom R permalink
    July 19, 2021 9:45 am

    Correct spelling is? … irrelevant 😉

    Seems legit

  213. TB Queensland permalink
    July 19, 2021 10:13 am

    Correct spelling is? … irrelevant

    Surely commonsense/common-sense/ common sense would tell you? 😎

    —————————-

    None for QLD? none for SA? none for NT? none for ACT?

    Has Scovid had enough and wants to retire? Yes please

    What a bunch of arsehole fuckwits … very christian … We’re.All.In.This.Together. I call BS!

    Oh! It will be the General’s decision … not Scovid’s … 🙄

  214. TB Queensland permalink
    July 19, 2021 10:19 am

    Support for Scott Morrison and the government have slumped in Newspoll, in a major backlash against the botched vaccine rollout.

    Labor has surged to a two-party lead of 53-47 per cent, compared with 51-49 per cent in the previous poll in late June.

    https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/2021/07/19/michelle-grattan-newspoll-scott-morrison/

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Seems the Queensland LNP “ladies” are as thick as their “gentlemen” counterparts …

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jul/19/coalitions-queensland-women-set-to-highlight-growing-policy-divide-in-party

  215. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 19, 2021 10:41 am

    “”Seems legit”””

    TomR

    Apparently that is where the doses landed. I guess they will then be distributed where needed.

  216. Tom R permalink
    July 19, 2021 1:39 pm

    Apparently that is where the doses landed.

    oops, we just seemed to have promised to build all the #carporks in marginal seats. What a cowinkidink

  217. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 19, 2021 1:50 pm

    TomR

    800,000 doses of Pfizer landed at Sydney Airport. I guess they will then be distributed to where they are needed. Do you have any evidence that the 800,000 doses that landed in Sydney is only for NSW???

  218. TB Queensland permalink
    July 19, 2021 3:44 pm

    Nothing to see here, of course

    Only a long awaited and welcome decision … for a bunch of thieves who should go to goal … and an eye opener that the Federal government NEEDS an ICAC … see above …

    Our self titled “political class” are anything but professional politicians and nary a one any sense of serving the people – too many serving The Firm and the Vatican … and way too many of them are too eager to line the pockets of themselves and their mates … the disease of corruption is rampant in this country and has to be stopped …

  219. TB Queensland permalink
    July 19, 2021 3:45 pm

    Is Kneel getting slippier or has the keyboard been passed on again? 😶

  220. July 19, 2021 6:52 pm

    I miss the voice of Ian “the Dalek” MacDonald…

    Good to see him have his comeuppance…

  221. July 19, 2021 6:53 pm

    “Do you have any evidence that the 800,000 doses that landed in Sydney is only for NSW???

    Oh I dunno, maybe you could try Google……. 🙄

  222. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 20, 2021 11:03 am

    It seems to me that people from “the left” side of politics are more keen on lockdowns and vaccinating 80% of people more than people from “the right” of politics. The reason of course is that “the left” think hard lock downs work. Who knows?? Another reason could be that “the left” does not care about freedom too much. Also lots of righties do not trust an experimental vaccine.

  223. TB Queensland permalink
    July 20, 2021 11:17 am

    Also lots of righties do not trust an experimental vaccine.

    Or they just blindly keep voting the wrong government into power …

    The erosion of political support for the Coalition aligns with increasingly negative voter perceptions about the Morrison government’s handling of the pandemic. In the middle of March, voter approval of the government’s management of the public health crisis stood at 70%, and that’s declined in the latest poll to 46%.

    The latest snapshot of voter sentiment comes as New South Wales on Monday recorded its fifth death from the current Covid-19 outbreak, and Victoria extended its current lockdown after 13 new cases were recorded.

    The poll shows the Berejiklian government in NSW has lost ground with voters since the middle of June, although community support remains north of 50%. In the first week of June, 69% of the sample said they believed the premier’s management of the pandemic was good – that’s now down to 54% of respondents.

    https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jul/20/voter-confidence-in-scott-morrisons-ability-to-manage-a-crisis-dives-as-three-quarters-say-he-plays-politics

  224. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 20, 2021 12:16 pm

    I’m completely over the crap from anti vaxers. And the limitations put in AZ are ridiculous.
    Apparently it’s not safe for people in Australia, but it is fine for Europe and many other countries
    It’s also safe enough for us to donate to other countries the stuff that isn’t safe enough for us.
    It’s absolute crap.
    Get people vaccinated and just lockdown those that aren’t

  225. Tom R permalink
    July 20, 2021 12:32 pm

    Bloody Lefties!

  226. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 20, 2021 12:57 pm

    And the anti vaxers don’t seem to be right wing to me. Most appear to be left oriented hippy types, that are into alternative medicine and corporate conspiracy theories
    They’re odd/loopy, they want everyone to accept the science regarding climate change, but reject the science about vaccination.
    Weird

  227. Tom R permalink
    July 20, 2021 1:32 pm

    Weird

    Yes, because I find most people who accept science accept science.

    I reckon you’re making shit up 😉

  228. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 20, 2021 2:02 pm

    I’m only acquainted with a couple of people who are anti vaxers. They’re aging hippies that believe meditation and herbs will cure everything.
    And the vaccination is just a commercial ploy by the pharmaceutical industry.
    They’re Greens, so weird is an appropriate description.

  229. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 20, 2021 2:04 pm

    “””Or they just blindly keep voting the wrong government into power …”””

    TB

    I am anti-Labor because it misleads and deceives people.

    Did you see TomRs Tweet which said NSW got 800,000 doses of the vaccine while Labor States only got 100,000. The implication was that the Feds are favoring Liberals States. That could be true. If true that is wrong.

    But i searched and the article said 800,000 doses landed in Sydney. I guess Sydney airport could be the gateway to Australia. The article also said that 1 million doses are arriving each week until the end of August.

    There was nothing in the article saying that NSW was being favored. That is why i never trust anything a ALP supporter says until i check it out.

  230. Tom R permalink
    July 20, 2021 2:36 pm

    I guess Sydney airport could be the gateway to Australia

    I guess WA and Vic aren’t part of this straya you speak of

    They’re aging hippies that believe meditation and herbs will cure everything.

    yomm knows some hippies lol

  231. Tom R permalink
    July 20, 2021 2:53 pm

    I have to wait another MONTH!!!

  232. TB Queensland permalink
    July 20, 2021 3:07 pm

    Weird

    You obviously don’t read Kneel’s comments … 😀

    And ignore TR and me … anyway welcome to the jab clan … second AZ next week …

    BTW the real problem isn’t science its right wing politics and federal government incompetence … but you already knew that.

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    I have to wait another MONTH!!! Yer as bad as my son, TR, and his fucking Screaming Jets!

    ToM, knows two people????

  233. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 20, 2021 3:19 pm

    “”””I guess WA and Vic aren’t part of this straya you speak of”””

    TomR

    Maybe the plane after landing in Sydney was not going to Perth or Melbourne because it did not have enough fuel or was not going there?? Maybe it was flying straight back to where it came from and then the 800,000 doses were placed on another plane??

    Before you make an accusation do some research. All i saw was that the plane with the 800,000 doses landed in Sydney and that there was one million doses coming each week until the end of August.

  234. Tom R permalink
    July 20, 2021 4:40 pm

    You obviously don’t read Kneel’s comments

    As little a possible 😉

  235. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 10:13 am

    TomR

    That tweet saying NSW was getting 800,000 doses because it is a Liberal State and Vic and WA only getting 100,000 doses because they vote ALP is why i say Labor voters mislead and deceive people.

    Beats me why you just cannot spend some time and tell the truth. All i could find was 800,000 doses were LANDING in Sydney, and 100,000 in Vic and WA. With one million arriving every week until the end of August

  236. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 10:28 am

    Kneel, once again you don’t do simple research before tapping your keys …

    Labor voters mislead and deceive people.

    A simple apology to TR, is in order or a poem …

    And an apology to the ALP voters you continue to insult … its long overdue! 😶

    One million Pfizer doses arrived in Australia last night, with 800,000 of those earmarked for NSW.

    The state tightened its restrictions on the weekend, shutting down non-essential retail and construction sites and curbing the movement of residents in the three south-west Sydney local government areas with the most COVID-19 cases.

    Last month, Australia was ranked last by the OECD in a list of 38 countries showing the percentage of the population which has been fully vaccinated.

    A decision to recommend Pfizer for Australians under 60 years due to extremely rare blood clotting linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine has also been reported as putting pressure on the rollout.

    Melbourne and Perth have each been allocated 100,000 of the

    😎

  237. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 10:38 am

    One million Pfizer doses arrived in Australia last night, with 800,000 of those earmarked for NSW.

    Yep i saw that. But it may just mean they were landing in NSW. However it does imply they were for NSW residents. Fine. But this is what i saw.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-19/australia-receives-1-million-early-pfizer-doses/100303756

    Close to 1 million doses landed in Australia overnight as part of the nation’s vaccine ramp-up, with more than 800,000 landing in Sydney and almost 100,000 in Melbourne….The federal government is expecting 1 million doses of Pfizer to arrive from overseas each week from now until at least the end of August.

    Sydney is Australia’s largest airport and maybe closer to where the vaccine supplies are sourced from.

    BTW the journalist may have just assumed since they were landing in Sydney they were for NSW. Maybe they were and maybe they were not. Maybe they were landing in Sydney and then distributed elsewhere. Sydney may be closer to the supplies than Melbourne

    All i am saying is get your facts right before you make allegations.

  238. Tom R permalink
    July 21, 2021 10:52 am

    or a poem

    “And the poets down here don’t write nothing at all
    They just stand back and let it all be”

    But I still want a poem!

  239. Tony permalink
    July 21, 2021 1:46 pm

    This woman has completely lost it!

  240. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 2:11 pm

    “”””””””This woman has completely lost it!””””””””””‘

    I am starting to understand what WW2 Europe must have been like under German rule.

  241. July 21, 2021 2:44 pm

    ‘This woman has completely lost it!’

    FMD…!!

    I’m in agreement with both ToSY and Kneel…!!

    What is this feeling…. am I sick… am I dying…?

  242. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 3:04 pm

    I always thought when the Germans who did terrible things during WW2 said they were just following orders a poor excuse. I thought that a cop out. Well we are all following orders. Is there anyone brave enough to stand against this tyranny???

  243. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 3:41 pm

    All i am saying is get your facts right before you make allegations.

    You are referring to yourself I assume … 😎

    YOU didn’t check anything … its you who is doing the might, maybe, could be’s!

    Check the source … ’cause YOU are fudging to protect Scovid from Marketing and all hos bullshit …

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-19/sydney-news-nsw-offers-grant-for-covid-hit-businesses/100303106

    Now I want an apology …

    TR is still waiting …

    And all the people who don’t lick the arses of the people sitting on the government benches are waiting for their apology …

    A simple “Sorry I was wrong” will do …

  244. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 3:50 pm

    What is this feeling…. am I sick… am I dying…?

    You’ve obviously been infected by some sort of digital virus from someone in either NSW or Victoria … do you know anyone from either of those states?

    Tassie and Queenslanders are OK – apparently … we all wear masks, use hand-cleaner, antiseptic spray on ebay parcels, social distance when talking to our neighbours … and generally have a good giggle* (that last one isn’t true)

    Personally I like the discipline that lockdowns bring to the neighborhood* …

    Yeah, I think the NSW CMO is giving good advice … it’ll be ignored anyway … why get yer knickers in a knot … I suppose it provides comic relief for some … 😎

  245. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 3:51 pm

    Is there anyone brave enough to stand against this tyranny???

    You protested Conscription in the 60’s/70’s I suppose?

  246. Tom R permalink
    July 21, 2021 4:12 pm

    What is this feeling…. am I sick… am I dying…?

    I prefer to think that they are agreeing with me. 😉

    I’m all for rules, but when they are extreme one way, and totally stupid the other (ie, don’t talk to friends, but we’re shipping private school kiddies off on their school camps) it just frustrates you.

    The best over here was when they had crowds at the footy, but they weren’t allowed to touch the ball.

    Yeah, I think the NSW CMO is giving good advice

    Badly giving good advice. What she needed to say was have a friendly convo, from a distance, and keep it short. People need to talk.

  247. Tom R permalink
    July 21, 2021 4:19 pm

    The pertinent bit is about 1.5 minutes in 😉

  248. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Badly giving good advice. What she needed to say was have a friendly convo, from a distance, and keep it short. People need to talk.

    Didn’t I say that too? 😉😎😉

    “”we all wear masks, use hand-cleaner, antiseptic spray on ebay parcels, social distance when talking to our neighbours “”

    All the CMO’s seem to occasionally go overboard – and public speaking is never as easy as (those who haven’t done it) seem to think … especially when being questioned by circling sharks journalists …

    Easier to write shit than to stand up and speak it … er 🙂

  249. TB Queensland permalink
    July 21, 2021 4:43 pm

    The pertinent bit is about 1.5 minutes in

    Yep, and I just realised how fragile most human beings are … being lonely is quite different to being alone … from experience … personally I avoid crowds …

  250. Tom R permalink
    July 21, 2021 5:04 pm

    personally I avoid crowds

    MeToo

    But I also remember how it was when I was younger, when I loved being in a crowd. This would be very hard for some. I gotta keep reminding myself of that, because lockdowns don’t really affect me too much

  251. Tony permalink
    July 21, 2021 5:29 pm

    Uh oh! The delegates might have been offered better bribes.

  252. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 6:02 pm

    Now I want an apology …

    What for?? ALP supporters have cried wolf so many times i no longer believe anything they say.

    TomR posts a link implying that NSW is getting more vaccine doses because it is a Liberal state. So i did a search and first link i clicked on said 800,000 doses LANDED at Sydney airport. There was nothing in the article that they were for NSW… Sydney Airport is the gateway to Australia. I need more research to say the Federal govt is favoring a Liberal State

    Second link i clicked on said the 800,000 doses were earmarked for NSW. Who knows?? Journalists are not that smart. Most probably assumed that since they were landing in Sydney they were earmarked nor NSW. Some States are locked down and may not be getting some plane flights. All mail and deliveries is being held up. Have you tried ordering anything from Victoria on Ebay?? Takes weeks.

  253. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 6:35 pm

    Here is something a little more accurate

    https://www.health.gov.au/news/vaccine-operations-centre-weekly-operational-update-12-july-2021

    “””In a big boost to our rollout program, Australia will be receiving one million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine per week from 19 July – tripling the current rate of supply…….To support the NSW Government’s response to the current outbreak in Sydney, we are bringing forward an additional 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines for NSW.””””””

  254. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 21, 2021 6:58 pm

    Also from my latest link i bet some of those 800,000 LANDING at Sydney would end up here

    Australia’s assistance to the Pacific.
    This week another 120,000 doses were made available for distribution to the Pacific. In the coming week, another 120,000 doses will be made available, taking the total to more than 743,000 doses provided to DFAT. This will help our friends across the Pacific, including Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Samoa and Tuvalu.

  255. Tom R permalink
    July 21, 2021 9:16 pm

    I wonder what the word ‘additional ‘ could possibly mean?

  256. ivi permalink
    July 21, 2021 10:21 pm

    (Fortunately, ‘[we are] bringing forward’, additionally, seems apolitical – in the Lasswellian sense of politics being defined as/by who gets what when; still, a rolling c.3 week turnaround for Pfizer, and c.4-12 week turnaround for AstraZeneca, does seem seem to support the NSW Government’s, erm, response to, ah, the current outbreak in Sydney.)

  257. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 22, 2021 11:16 am

    So Brisbane has the Olympics! Let’s hope those that visit in 11 years go to the effort of also visiting the civilised parts of the country.
    It would be a great pity if people formed a view of Australia based only on a visit to the redneck capital

  258. Tom R permalink
    July 22, 2021 11:28 am

    It would be a great pity if people formed a view of Australia based only on a visit to the redneck capital

    Well, that would be their fault for only going to Mellborn

    “This one’s on me. Not the bid committee, not the Queensland Premier. I have to own this,” the Prime Minister said in what appeared to be a cathartic admission.

    https://www.theshovel.com.au/2021/07/22/remorseful-scott-morrison-says-he-is-willing-to-accept-responsibility-for-brisbanes-successful-olympics-bid/

  259. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 11:30 am

    I’m supposed to be “rejoicing” according to The Brisbane Times … 🙄

    the civilised parts of the country

    Mexico is not civilised … I’ve seen the Covid riots!

    BTW the 1982 Commonwealth Games was considered to be the best ever …

    My daughter was the schoolkid in blue … oh wait! 😊

  260. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 11:45 am

    Coates lives in Sydney (not far from Mexico) … hope he tries to cross the border into Qld soon … I’m sure his reception would be interesting … hope …

    https://www.news.com.au/sport/olympics/australia-stunned-by-annastacia-palaszczuk-slap-down-in-tokyo/news-story/fbbfafd3d7fda64b6521dae94b005463

    The IOC needs to be disbanded … and the Olympic professional marketplace abandoned and returned to its original intent … a global competition for amateur stars …

    The IOC has needed an ICAC for decades … fraught with rort …

  261. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 22, 2021 2:21 pm

    Good on John Coates! If anyone needed a good slap down it is that sickening mongrel Pallachook. She went there to steal some glory and couldn’t be arsed going to the opening ceremony.

    And yes, the IOC needs to be disbanded. It is almost as crooked as the Andrews government.

  262. Tom R permalink
    July 22, 2021 2:30 pm

    She went there to steal some glory

    lols

  263. Tom R permalink
    July 22, 2021 2:37 pm

    Hesitancy. What hesitancy?

  264. July 22, 2021 3:36 pm

    Congratulations to Brisbane. I cannot think of a better place for thousands upon thousands of people from wide and varied ethinicities and backgrounds to be welcomed into this country than Queensland.

  265. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 22, 2021 3:36 pm

    I just spent 4 days in hospital with a (thankfully mild) reaction to AZ.

    So the deal for oldies is:

    1. You are at higher risk of Covid;
    2. You need to get vaccinated;
    3. You can only get the one that is less effective;
    4. And which has more side effects.

  266. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 22, 2021 3:58 pm

    Can’t wait for the Brisbane opening ceremony. It will no doubt feature that most famous Queensland band Savage Garden.

  267. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 22, 2021 4:18 pm

    I wonder what the additional sports will be? A traditional Queensland beer belly contest should be on the agenda:

  268. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 5:12 pm

    I cannot think of a better place for thousands upon thousands of people

    Melbourne?

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Which one is you, splats … ? 😂

  269. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 22, 2021 5:27 pm

    Unlike Russ and the boys in the pic, I am no Queenslander, TB. And I’m not as large as any of those three.

    Queensland would no doubt be well placed if such a contest was included in their Games, with the likes of George Christensen and Clive Palmer available to represent them.

  270. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 6:18 pm

    Christensen and Clive Palmer available to represent them.

    Hear! Hear!

    Russ Hinze The Minister for Everything under JBP … what a bunch of thieves, cheats and connivers … nowt’s changed much in the LNP … JBP even escaped a guilty verdict by loading the fkn jury!

    Met JBP once and walked past him sitting outside the court room … add insult to playing Mafia he was a fkn Kiwi!

  271. July 22, 2021 7:28 pm

    “I just spent 4 days in hospital with a (thankfully mild) reaction to AZ.”

    Good to see you’re still in the land of the living rectum.

  272. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 22, 2021 8:24 pm

    JBP even escaped a guilty verdict by loading the fkn jury!

    How did Joh stack a jury???

  273. Tom R permalink
    July 22, 2021 9:12 pm

    It’s called google nil

    Mr Shaw, 40, is credited with saving Joh from jail.

    He was foreman of the jury that failed to reach a verdict in Joh’s 1991 perjury trial.

    He and another juror held out to prevent a unanimous guilty verdict.

    It was revealed later he was a member of the Young Nationals and a cousin of a secretary employed by Joh’s wife Flo, who as a senator made her household the original Flo-Joh team

    https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/whats-in-a-name-in-qld-plenty-20120308-1unb3.html

  274. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 9:37 pm

    Ta, TR … I just ran out of crayons and time … 😁

  275. TB Queensland permalink
    July 22, 2021 9:38 pm

    Shoulda been a mistrial … BTW

  276. Tom R permalink
    July 22, 2021 10:06 pm

    I just ran out of crayons and time

    🙂

    I know, I normally don’t bother, but I didn’t know about the trial, so … google it was

  277. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 22, 2021 10:16 pm

    So what??

    TB said Joh stacked the Jury. How did Joh get this guy on the jury????

  278. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 9:39 am

    “Good to see you’re still in the land of the living rectum.”

    Why thank you reb. The most exciting part of the hospitalisation was the young nurse who offered to shower me. Just as I was visualising her soaping my balls I realised that there was a good prospect I could make a bit of a mess so I politely declined.

    As an interesting sidelight, I asked my doctor should I have the AZ vaccine for the second jab given the adverse reaction to the first AZ shot. Apparently some countries, as a matter of course, recommend a different vaccine for those who have AZ as their first shot.

    Not Australia though. The doctor said that as the protocol here does not include giving a different vaccine for the second shot he would lose his legal protection if he did not follow the protocol and something went wrong.

  279. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 9:51 am

    “How did Joh get this guy on the jury????”

    The details are set out here: Report by the Honourable WJ Carter QC on his Inquiry into the Selection of the Jury for the Trial of Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen.

    Given your limited intellectual ability you probably won’t understand much of it and will quickly lose interest. Therefore I suggest you start at page 477 and give it your best shot.

  280. TB Queensland permalink
    July 23, 2021 10:24 am

    477! How much did you read? 😂🤣😪

  281. Tony permalink
    July 23, 2021 11:57 am

    Who else loves the buzz-phrase “lean in”? Yeah, me neither.

  282. TB Queensland permalink
    July 23, 2021 1:51 pm

    ToSY, had to look it up! Its even sillier than – “going forward” 😶

  283. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 1:54 pm

    Given your limited intellectual ability you probably won’t understand much of it and will quickly lose interest. Therefore I suggest you start at page 477 and give it your best shot.

    Correct, i am not very smart. But i will say my natural defense of Conservative pollies is because many of the allegations against them are wrong. Labor likes to mislead and deceive. I had a look and 2 points appear to have been made

    1. the people on the various lists chosen for jury duty were chosen at random. So no problems there

    2. The allegation is but never really stated (that i could see) was Johs lawyers found out that one of the persons on the various lists (Shaw) was a National Party member and potentially a favorable person to have on the jury. So during the jury selection process they knocked back people they did not want and then selected Shaw. So Jury vetting is the way Johs lawyers stacked the Jury

  284. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 3:08 pm

    “my natural defense of Conservative pollies is because many of the allegations against them are wrong.”

    Now Neil, I’m as conservative as the next chap. But I am not so deluded as to believe that conservatives are less likely to be corrupt than other politicians. I believe that there is ample evidence that the NSW Liberal Party’s primary purpose in life is enriching corrupt lobbyists, that Malcolm Turdball spent $50bn on useless submarines merely to save the mincing poodle’s arse and that John Howard is a crook in both the monetary and the moral sense.

    Back to the present topic – Jo Bonkers-Bananas (an epithet coined by Mike Carlton back in the day when he was actually funny and his brain hadn’t been pickled) was as self-righteous and as corrupt as you would expect a bible-bashing LNP premier to be.

    I think we can all agree that Bjelke-Pertereson was a corrupt buffoon and that the system was manipulated to ensure that a political ally of said corrupt buffoon foreman of the jury:

    Lake Edmund Shaw

    • Foreman of the jury at the trial of Sir Johannes Bjelke-Petersen; a student at Griffith University; a committed admirer of Sir Joh; a member of the Young Nationals, and for a time, Secretary of the Brisbane Central Branch of the Young National Party of Australia; the first cousin of Kathleen Nioa, a member of the staff of Senator Bjelke-Petersen.

    The report describes in detail the abuse of the system which occurred in the Bjelke-Peterson case and then the report summarised the matter:

    These few preliminary statements of fact provide sufficient background to the abuse of the system which I am satisfied occurred in this case. The trial Judge, the Chief Judge of the District Court, an experienced and highly-regarded Judge in the law and practice of the criminal courts was deceived; so too was the Senior Counsel who led for the defence. The core of the deceit was the assertion that the members of the jury panel, which had been especially compiled for the trial, had been canvassed comprehensively by Walliss before the trial to determine their political attitudes in a manner indistinguishable from the Herscu case. This assertion was demonstrably untrue. However, the mere making of the claim led to the making of an application to discharge the panel and at the same time was the cause of significant disruption to the proper administration of the court. More importantly, it led to the substitution of a panel which contained a juror whom it was known was favourably disposed to the accused and one who was not only a political affiliate but a person who bad voiced his avid support for the accused.

    Neil, history shows that there is a deep vein corruption running through Australian politics and the conservatives have made a strong contribution. In NSW it goes all the way back to the Rum Corps. Maybe you should spend some time boning up on “>Sir Robin Askin and his corrupt cronies.

  285. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 3:33 pm

    Fine. But your link says that all the people selected for jury duty were selected at random. So no problems there. Shaw was randomly on the jury list

    People say Johs lawyers during the Jury vetting process picked people who they thought would favor their cause. Sounds like that movie “Runaway Jury”” staring Gene Hackman.

    BTW if it was known that Shaw was “”” favourably disposed to the accused and one who was not only a political affiliate but a person who bad voiced his avid support for the accused”” why didn’t the Crown vet this guy??

    But I am not so deluded as to believe that conservatives are less likely to be corrupt than other politicians.

    Neither am i. But i do believe that ALP/Greens supporters mislead and deceive people more than Coalition supporters. They cannot bothered to spend the time to get their facts right before they abuse a Coalition pollie.

  286. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 4:08 pm

    “They cannot bothered to spend the time to get their facts right before they abuse …”

    Just like you couldn’t be bothered getting your facts right in this case. You could have found out the details of this whole sordid affair before you opened your mouth. But you didn’t. You went off half-cocked (if your even have half a cock).

  287. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 4:37 pm

    I asked TB a question “”How did Joh stack the jury””

    Easier to get the answer from the person making the allegation rather than me spending hours on a fruitless search. In the end you gave me some information.

    If i made a serious allegation i would spend some time making sure i had some facts. I doubt TB did.

    But why didn’t the prosecution vet Shaw?? I did see the movie “”Runaway Jury”” staring Gene Hackman and saw the lawyers vetting the jurors on the selection list

  288. Tom R permalink
    July 23, 2021 5:01 pm

    Welcome to the team of ‘why do I bother’ splats 😉 ’twas a valiant effort none the less.

  289. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 5:02 pm

    Neil, it matters not what movies you have seen. I guess you can’t help your own limitations.

    The report I linked to sets out what happened in excruciating detail. Obviously you have not been able to comprehend it. Try doing that before bleating out more questions. Or maybe you have tried and are just too fucking dumb to understand.

    Essentially what happened is that members of the defence team (O’Brien and Butler) were able to deceptively manipulate the system:

    “4. That the joint purpose of O’Brien and Butler in the deception of Greenwood QC and Gundelach was to effect the dismissal of Panel Z and thus to make available the chance that Panel P, of which it was known that Shaw was a member, might be substituted.”

    (at 474)

    There is much more detail in the report. If you want to know more do a bit of reading before you start bleating questions.

    The bottom line here was that a corrupt conservative Premier was acquitted because members of his defence team corruptly abused a bad system.

  290. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 5:22 pm

    “””Welcome to the team of ‘why do I bother’ splats 😉 ’twas a valiant effort none the less””””

    I have found allegations by ALP supporters not to be trusted

    Like when you said Labor created the Marine Park network and the Coalition is destroying it.

    Actually Howard created the Marine Park network and there has not been a Marine Park legislated into law since 2007.

  291. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 5:47 pm

    The report I linked to sets out what happened in excruciating detail. Obviously you have not been able to comprehend it.

    Get stuffed. The document is 500 pages long. AS you note i am not very smart.It would take me months to go through that document.

    What i can say is that when i have had the time to investigate allegations made against John Howard by Labor supporters they are usually wrong.

    BTW i have lost interest in the current Coalition govt. They are outspending Whitlam. But i would never vote Labor/Greens

  292. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 23, 2021 5:58 pm

    “Get stuffed. The document is 500 pages long.”

    Don’t give up, old son. I bet you always wanted to be a reader. There may be hope for you yet.

  293. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 23, 2021 6:09 pm

    What an arrogant c**t Dan is.
    He demands a ring of steel around Sydney, how about he just look after the NSW/Vic border.
    Dan’s still the record holder! 700+ cases a day! NSW bumps along at less than 20% of that!

  294. Tom R permalink
    July 23, 2021 6:28 pm

    Like when you said Labor created the Marine Park network and the Coalition is destroying it.

    I call bullshit. LINK!

    What an arrogant c**t Dan is.

    To be fair, he had every right to be. He keeps getting proved to be correct all the time. His one flaw was to listen to morriscum in the second wave and locked down too slowly.

    gladbag has no excuse, the template has been made for her, and she still ignores it

  295. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 23, 2021 6:55 pm

    Don’t give up, old son. I bet you always wanted to be a reader. There may be hope for you yet.

    Defense and prosecution lawyers vetting jurors on a list is normal. Any lawyer either defense or prosecution worth his salt would try and get jury members hostile to their cause off the list.

    Now if this National Party guy- Shaw was added to a list it would be a obvious stacking. But your link does say one list was removed and the list Shaw was on added.

    But how come we know the name and political slant of this Shaw guy but nothing about the other 11 members?? BTW one other person also sided with Shaw so it was 10-2. Even 11-1 would have saved Joh.

  296. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 23, 2021 7:10 pm

    Dan hasn’t been proved to be correct. Just close the border , that’s what he can control, he’s just point scoring.
    How do you think he would react to Gladys telling him what to do.
    Being glib isn’t the same as being intelligent.

  297. Tom R permalink
    July 23, 2021 9:51 pm

  298. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 23, 2021 10:52 pm

    What a lot of crap. The ADF were checking names l, addresses, reasons for travel on Melbourne’s”ring of steel
    The conducted some checks on people that were required to self isolate. They supplemented the police, when Andrews finally accepted that he needed help

  299. Tony permalink
    July 24, 2021 1:44 am

    Its even sillier than – “going forward” 😶

    You can drop ‘going forward’ from most sentences without changing their meaning at all.

  300. Tony permalink
    July 24, 2021 1:50 am

    The annual data on coral cover for the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, was released on Monday showing the amount of coral on the reef is at record high levels. Record high, despite all the doom stories by our reef science and management institutions.

    https://www.thegwpf.com/peter-ridd-record-coral-cover-of-great-barrier-reef-refutes-climate-alarmists/?mc_cid=c01fc9ff9e&mc_eid=85327a63aa

  301. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 24, 2021 8:22 am

    “amount of coral on the reef is at record high levels”

    But, but …… the science says that nations were wiped off the face of the earth in 2000 due to global warming, the world also froze in that year, and in the 1970s a hundred million people died of starvation.

  302. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 24, 2021 9:19 am

    “Now if this National Party guy- Shaw was added to a list it would be a obvious stacking. But your link does say one list was removed and the list Shaw was on added.”

    Once again Neil, you are providing proof positive that you are a stupid autistic cunt. Reading the report is obviously beyond your capabilities so try to focus on the next sentence if you can:

    The reason original panel of jurors was dismissed and the panel with the LNP stooge on it was chosen was by virtue of deliberate deception by members of the defence team employed by Bjelke Peterson.

    Now that wasn’t hard was it?

    I take it even you can see something wrong with deliberately deceiving a judge so that a jury panel is dismissed and replaced by a panel containing a stooge for the defendant, can’t you?

  303. TB Queensland permalink
    July 24, 2021 11:09 am

    If i made a serious allegation i would spend some time making sure i had some facts. I doubt TB did.

    Oh, but I did (I was at the trial!) Another false (serious) accusation, Kneel … apology please!

    Recall I mentioned walking past JBP? And he remembered me (having met me) … I’m afraid I simply ignored him.

  304. TB Queensland permalink
    July 24, 2021 11:14 am

    BREAKING: MORRISON ADMITS THAT THE ADF CAN’T DO ENFORCEMENT!

    Nope … civil enforcement is a police task … troops are not allowed to enforce laws in Australia …

    However, they can offer logistic, medical and administration services.

  305. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 24, 2021 11:32 am

    The reason original panel of jurors was dismissed and the panel with the LNP stooge on it was chosen was by virtue of deliberate deception by members of the defence team employed by Bjelke Peterson.

    OK but my experience over the years is that a lot of allegations made against Conservative politicians in general and John Howard in particular are wrong. So i just don’t trust allegations made by lefties.

    But what happened sounds like the movie “”Runaway Jury””

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runaway_Jury

    An adaptation of John Grisham’s 1996 novel The Runaway Jury,[2] the film pits lawyer Wendell Rohr (Hoffman) against shady jury consultant Rankin Fitch (Hackman), who uses illegal means to stack the jury with people sympathetic to the defense

  306. Tom R permalink
    July 24, 2021 1:18 pm

    Well waddya know?

    Politicians overrride scientists, yay

    showing the amount of coral on the reef is at record high levels

    Good to see cherry picking is still on the agenda

    Dr Emslie said the majority of the coral cover growth was driven by common, fast-growing table and branching corals.

    However, he said these corals were the most vulnerable.

    “Their fast growth comes at a bit of a cost, their skeletons aren’t as dense as other corals,” Dr Emslie said.

    AIMS has warned that the recovery the Great Barrier Reef is currently experiencing is likely to be short-lived with the “increasing prominence” of climate-related disturbances.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-19/reef-in-recovery-but-warning-on-climate-remains/100304554

    Yep, I’ll take note of scientists, still 😉

  307. TB Queensland permalink
    July 24, 2021 4:58 pm

    Yep, I’ll take note of scientists, still 😉

    And Mother Nature … you may have noticed she’s running rampant everywhere on the planet … 🙄

  308. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 24, 2021 5:11 pm

    Oh, but I did (I was at the trial!) Another false (serious) accusation, Kneel … apology please!

    Sure. I apologise.

    But i am not going to apologise saying you come from the side of politics that misleads and deceives people. You should be able to trust what people say.

    eg My usual example. In 2007 on Tim Dunlops blog i was told the “”lying rodent”” introduced a new rule. Work only one hour and you are employed. And that is why unemployment went from 8% to 4% under Howard when PM. He changed the method of determining employment.

    In January 2020, about 13 years after i was told that Howard introduced the “”one hour rule”” when PM i found it has been in use since the Labor Force Survey started in the early 1960’s

  309. TB Queensland permalink
    July 24, 2021 6:14 pm

    Apology accepted …

  310. Tony permalink
    July 24, 2021 7:50 pm

    Yep, I’ll take note of scientists, still 😉

    So will I.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Ridd

  311. Tom R permalink
    July 24, 2021 9:38 pm

    So will I.

    OK,I’ll take note of scientists who explain why this ‘explosion’ is a false flag, instead of trying to use it to prove something that is obviously not true.

  312. Tony permalink
    July 24, 2021 10:08 pm

    OK,I’ll take note of scientists who explain why this ‘explosion’ is a false flag, instead of trying to use it to prove something that is obviously not true.

    What are you even talking about?

  313. Tom R permalink
    July 25, 2021 1:48 pm

    What are you even talking about?

    My previous link

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-07-19/reef-in-recovery-but-warning-on-climate-remains/100304554

  314. July 25, 2021 1:50 pm

    Apparently lockdowns are good now, (when they happen in NSW apparently), but still anathema when they happen in VIC (presumably).

    It’s hard to keep up with Scott Morrison’s so-called “logic”.

  315. Tom R permalink
    July 25, 2021 2:37 pm

    It’s hard to keep up with Scott Morrison’s so-called “logic”.

    liberal = good
    Labor = bad

    It’s pretty straight forward Reb 😉

  316. Tony permalink
    July 25, 2021 2:55 pm

    My previous link

    Oh right. I was thrown off by gratuitous hyperbole like “false flag” and “explosion”. 🙄

  317. TB Queensland permalink
    July 25, 2021 4:34 pm

    It’s hard to keep up with Scott Morrison’s so-called “logic”.

    LOL! Ya still got it, reb … LOGIC … 🤣 I see what you did there 😎

  318. TB Queensland permalink
    July 25, 2021 6:49 pm

    Speaking of Sooty Slocum Slomo Scovid from Marketing … we’ve unravelled his LOGIC …

    Now let’s look at his HYPOCRISY …

    Scott Morrison has sought to defend government MP George Christensen for anti-lockdown activism in Queensland, stating Australians have “free speech” and can attend rallies where public health orders allow, while condemning rally-goers in Sydney as “selfish”.

    In addition to attending a lawful rally in Mackay, Christensen has appeared to endorse the rally in locked-down Melbourne, arguing on social media that civil disobedience was “moral” and “the only response to laws that restrict freedom”.

    Wonder what they would say if I presented evidence that I just found, by accident, on the NAA, that I was actually balloted OUT of National Service in 1969 … a big red line through my name and (in the same ballpoint) – Now Active … so much for “lawful”, “moral” and “restricting freedom” (not just me but my wife and child!). Modern press gangs?

    And the prick(s) that did it are more than likely mouldering in their graves …

  319. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 26, 2021 2:28 pm

    Dan f**ked hotel quarantine, and Victoria
    Scott f**ked vaccination rollout, and Australia
    Gladys has just f**ked NSW

    Is there any possible disagreement with that?

  320. Tom R permalink
    July 26, 2021 3:25 pm

    Is there any possible disagreement with that?

    I think you meant Dan (and every other state) was f**ked by morriscum

    Ms Coate said while her inquiry had no remit to examine the actions of the Commonwealth, it would be “unfair” to judge Victoria’s lack of planning for a mandatory quarantine program, given the Commonwealth had not planned for one either.

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-21/victoria-covid-19-hotel-quarantine-inquiry-final-report/13002956

  321. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 26, 2021 5:22 pm

    Muslim dog stabs woman – such is the religion of peace:

  322. TB Queensland permalink
    July 26, 2021 6:09 pm

    Muslim dog stabs woman – such is the religion of peace:

    Religion in general … no matter which one … cruelty is not just the extreme of murder …

    If you are condemning muslims … condemn all brainwashing religion …

    BTW have you been to Speakers Corner? (Serious question)

  323. TB Queensland permalink
    July 26, 2021 6:14 pm

    Just read this …

    An Afghan villager has told Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial he saw a “big soldier” kick his relative into a river bed, then later found the man shot dead in a field.

    er … evidence? a “big soldier”? “into a river bed”? “later found … shot dead in a field”?

  324. TB Queensland permalink
    July 26, 2021 6:17 pm

    Anyone else sick of being treated like we can’t figure shit out …

    An independent complaints body for federal politicians and staffers is set to be up and running by September, but won’t look at sexual misconduct allegations from previous parliamentary terms.

    The federal government also says sexual harassment training will be mandatory for Coalition ministers and staffers, but not for other parliamentarians.

    It’s already been rolled out to some ministers’ offices as part of a pilot but will be ramped up from September.

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Simon Birmingham on Monday confirmed the complaints body, to be overseen by the Parliamentary Service Commissioner, would be set up within six weeks.

    Finance Minister? WTF!

  325. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 26, 2021 6:42 pm

    It it a compulsion Tom R, that you think ALP governments do no wrong?
    I’ve previously established that the virus leaked from Victorian hotel quarantine with 3 times the frequency of NSW.
    But you just refuse to acknowledge inconvenient facts.

  326. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 11:08 am

    But you just refuse to acknowledge inconvenient facts.

    Well, depends on how cherry picked those ‘facts’ are. Yes, Melbournes numbers are worst, but that is due several factors. If you added in ‘leaks’ from boats, limousines and people just being let back in without Quarantining, as with the xmas Sydney leak, the numbers would be a lot different.

    And never forget that this was lumped on them by a Federal government who not only came to them with an empty plan, even though pandemic plans had been provided for Governments, but then lied about it to the people, eg the ADF being offered for security purposes, or the famous rooting security guards

  327. Facebook deserves regulation permalink
    July 27, 2021 12:37 pm

    It isn’t simply that Victoria has 700+ cases a day, while NSW hasn’t reached even a quarter of that.
    It’s that the program in Victoria was ABOUT THREE (3!!) TIMES as likely to allow the virus to leak into the community.
    You are unable to accept that fact

  328. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 27, 2021 12:38 pm

    And by the way I have started my anti Facebook campaign. All welcome

  329. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 12:47 pm

    ABOUT THREE (3!!) TIMES

    sigh. We need to start an anti-yomm cherry picking campaign 😉

  330. Facebook deserves regulation permalink
    July 27, 2021 12:48 pm

    And now it says I’ve deleted the site!

  331. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 27, 2021 12:57 pm

    You’ll recall that during his ABC program and in a press conference, Raf Epstein put figures to acting Premier James Merlino as well as public health officials.
    The figures demonstrated that Victoria was experiencing leaks from hotel quarantine at almost 3 times the rate of NSW.
    That fact is not in dispute, except by you.

  332. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 1:27 pm

    And now it says I’ve deleted the site!

    Are you sure facebook didn’t?

    That fact is not in dispute, except by you.

    I’m not disagreeing that .. within a certain date range, that was correct. as the tweet shows, it changes depending on the date range. It would also change depending on the type of measurement.

    I mean, if I selected the number of cases in the wild right now, NSW wouldn’t look too good, would it?

    And that is with all the hard lessons Victoria learnt for all of us. Recall, they were the first state to squash and outbreak like that, showing it can be done. Let’s hope Sydney learns.

  333. Tom of Melbourne permalink
    July 27, 2021 1:29 pm

    And even on the table you provide, Victoria has leaks at about twice the rate of NSW

  334. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 1:41 pm

    sigh yomm

    “Yes, Melbournes numbers are worst”

  335. Tony permalink
    July 27, 2021 1:53 pm

    So much here. First, “fuck yeah” is the perfect reaction after just winning an olympic gold medal! Good for her!

    But then, the “reporter” goes fishing for a newsworthy grab: “tell us what you’d like to say to him” (her father, who died from cancer last year). What a fucking moronic and completely inappropriate thing to say. It would be one thing if she wanted to mention her deceased dad of her own accord, but for a channel 7 hack to pretend she can speak to the dead and corner her into saying something is a completely different matter.

    What a fuckwit!

    https://www.instagram.com/reel/CR0Dpi2jH9V/?utm_medium=copy_link

  336. TB Queensland permalink
    July 27, 2021 2:30 pm

    … the program in Victoria was ABOUT THREE (3!!) TIMES as likely to allow the virus to leak into the community.

    LINK? (Official statistics … not made up by amateur epidemiological mathematicians)

    Lies! Damned lies! Statistics!

    And …

    Fuck Facebook … and all who sail up Shit Creek

    +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    What a fuckwit!

    Olympics AND Channel 7 … what a massive – lose – lose combination!

  337. Splatterbottom permalink
    July 27, 2021 2:34 pm

    “BTW have you been to Speakers Corner? (Serious question)”

    Sadly not. I’ve only been in London for a few days. Spent most of it in the National Museum

  338. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 2:49 pm

    What a fuckwit!

    Welcum to our media tosy

    They are as bad as that from overseas 😉

  339. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 27, 2021 4:48 pm

    https://theguttertrash.com/2021/06/29/the-morrison-govts-covid-response-is-nothing-short-of-a-fucking-disgrace/#comment-187644

    Like when you said Labor created the Marine Park network and the Coalition is destroying it.

    I call bullshit. LINK!

    TomR

    what did you mean by this when you were talking about the achievements of LABOR??

    https://theguttertrash.com/2021/04/23/minister-for-manilla-george-christensen-quits/#comment-183571

    NDIS, NBN, Gonski, Marine Parks, Medicare

    I have seen Abbott being abused because he destroyed the Marine Parks created by Labor

    Wrong. Howard created the Marine Park Network and there has not been a Marine Park legislated since 2007.

  340. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 6:11 pm

    I have seen Abbott being abused because he destroyed the Marine Parks <strike created in which “everything good” in it was done by Labor

    Fixed it fer ya dopey

    Making a framework and doing nothing with it isn’t really achieving much, is it?

    Of course, if you can link to where I stated they created it, be my guest. 😉

  341. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 27, 2021 6:40 pm

    You said these were some of Labors achievements

    NDIS, NBN, Gonski, Marine Parks, Medicare

    What Marine Parks did Labor create?? The Marine Park network was created by Howard and there has not been a Marine Park legislated since 2007.

    Over at the Guardian they say Abbott destroyed the marine parks created by the Rudd/Gillard govt. That is misleading and deceitful. Labor proposed to extend Howards marine parks but did not legislate their proposal

  342. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 27, 2021 9:37 pm

    TomR

    That link is the perfect example of why i say LABOR misleads and deceives. As well as lefties newspapers like the Guardian. This from your link

    The numbers of marine reserves off the Australian coast will be increased from 27 to 60.

    Labor proposed to triple the size of the Marine Park network created by Howard. But Tony Burke never legislated it but he acts like he did. Did you look at the Youtube clip in your link. It is titled

    Australia’s proposed networks of marine reserves

    At around the 2.37 minute mark on the Youtube clip Tony Burke asks do we go ahead with the marine park proposal?????

    It was just a proposal which Labor/Burke never legislated.

    Labors Marine Parks do not exist

  343. Tom R permalink
    July 27, 2021 9:48 pm

    Labors Marine Parks do not exist

    No, of course not. That happens when lib governments get in. So stop lying nil. And yes, it’s not too late to apologize to me for your hurtful accusations. 🙂

    Labor has today committed to reverse the largest removal of area from conservation in history.

    A process which commenced under the Abbott Government in 2013 concluded last week with the Senate refusing to disallow marine park management plans put in place by Josh Frydenberg.

    This process has effectively cut the highly protected areas of Commonwealth Marine Parks in half.

    The largest area in the world limited to recreational fishing is now being re-accessed by commercial operators, and perhaps most disturbing of all, the Government has now established a massive trawling area immediately adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef. Longlining will now also be permitted north to south through the Coral Sea.

    https://www.tonyburke.com.au/media-releases/2018/8/21/media-release-labor-will-bring-back-the-commonwealth-marine-parks

  344. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 27, 2021 9:55 pm

    No, of course not. That happens when lib governments get in.

    TomR

    Tony Burke/Labor never legislated their 2012 proposal to triple Howards legislated Marine Parks. Our last Marine Park was legislated in 2007.

    Do you know what a PROPOSAL is??

  345. Tom R permalink
    July 28, 2021 9:46 am

    Why did the the libs need to remove something that didn’t exist then nil?

    And why did it take them so long to remove something that didn’t exist?

  346. TB Queensland permalink
    July 28, 2021 10:21 am

    Spent most of it in the National Museum

    We spent two days at the British Museum before we left for Egypt … the Bodlian Museum in Oxford is interesting too.

    As for The Corner we spent about four hours wandering – most are religious (or anti) nutters … my guess – about one in four might be interesting … hecklers are good …

  347. Tom R permalink
    July 28, 2021 10:33 am

    We spent two days at the British Museum before we left for Egypt

    What’s the point of going to Egypt once you’ve been to the British Museum of (other peoples) antiquity?

  348. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 28, 2021 11:01 am

    TomR

    It was just a proposal. So it does not exist. That is why the Coalition can fiddle with it. They would not have the numbers in the Senate to remove something from a legislated marine park. Our last marine Park was legislated in 2007.

    This youtube clip is from your Guardian link

    Former Environment Minister Tony Burke – Australia’s proposed networks of marine reserves

    Burke at approx 16 seconds says “”and if we go ahead with it””

    At 2.30 Burke says “” the govts proposal is now out””

    At 2.38 Burke says “” do we go ahead with it””

    At 2.53 Burke says “” i am hoping the consultation comes in heavily behind this proposal””

    Burkes marine parks do not exist because they were never legislated. Our last marine Park was legislated in 2007. Did you know that Howard created the Marine Park network?? I did not nor do most Howard supporters.

  349. Tom R permalink
    July 28, 2021 11:05 am

    I fucking give up nil, you’re too stupid for words

  350. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 28, 2021 11:29 am

    TomR

    I believe Burke executed his proposal. That is he got it through Cabinet. But it was never sent to Parliament to be legislated. So it does not exist.

    Apparently Cabinet can execute laws without sending them to Parliament to be legislated.. But when the next govt gets in they can unexecute it.

    There has not been a Marine Park legislated since 2007

    BTW did you know Howard created a Marine Park network?? I didn’t

  351. TB Queensland permalink
    July 28, 2021 12:21 pm

    What’s the point of going to Egypt once you’ve been to the British Museum of (other peoples) antiquity?

    Good question … because I wanted to show The Minister and told her that the British Museum had more Egyptian artifacts than Egypt!

    However, the BM didn’t have the Tutankhamen artifacts or the Cairo Museum, the pyramids (I have a photo of me in the sarcophagus chamber in The Great Pyramid – not allowed -amazing what a couple of quid can buy), the Sphinx, camels, The Valey of the Kings etc. Cairo, the Nile Cruise (where I had a birthday) or, the Mena House, where we stayed.

    https://www.google.com.au/search?q=the+mena+house+palace+cairo&hl=en&authuser=0&tbm=isch&sxsrf=ALeKk01vWnspuwMn7psq15xgSQ-uwD2ikQ%3A1627438816211&source=hp&biw=2059&bih=1284&ei=4L4AYdemCsePr7wPp8-3IA&oq=The+Mena+House&gs_lcp=CgNpbWcQARgDMgIIADIECAAQGDIECAAQGDIECAAQGDIECAAQGDoICAAQsQMQgwE6BQgAELEDUK4MWN0nYN5DaAFwAHgAgAHOAogB-hmSAQYyLTEyLjKYAQCgAQGqAQtnd3Mtd2l6LWltZ7ABAA&sclient=img

  352. Tom R permalink
    July 28, 2021 12:49 pm

    The Great Pyramid , the Sphinx, The Valley of the Kings etc. Cairo, the Nile Cruise or, the Mena House

    “Yea, but what have the Egyptians ever done for us” 😉

    I stand corrected.

  353. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 28, 2021 1:11 pm

    TomR

    http://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/burke-threatens-government-s-marine-park-plans

    THE Turnbull Government’s plans for Australia’s 44 Federal Marine Parks are in jeopardy with Shadow Environment Minister Tony Bourke promising to derail the move in the Senate.
    According to the Minister for the Environment and Energy, The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, the new regime improves on plans introduced but never implemented by Labor in 2012.

    Get it?? Burke never legislated them so THEY DO NOT EXIST.

    Trouble is you believe anything a labor MP says. Burke is a misleader and deceiver of people like most ALP MPs

    Burke passed his plan through Cabinet but NEVER sent it to Parliament to get it through the Reps and Senate.

    SO LABORS MARINE PARKS HAVE NEVER BEEN LEGISLATED

  354. Tom R permalink
    July 28, 2021 1:18 pm

    Yes, the things that the libs are so busy removing never existed nil

    Just like your brain.

  355. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 28, 2021 3:02 pm

    Yes, the things that the libs are so busy removing never existed nil

    Congratulations you made a correct comment for once.

    the new regime improves on plans introduced but never implemented by Labor in 2012.

    In our country you need to legislate something for it to exist. Labor never legislated their plans drafted in 2012

  356. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 29, 2021 1:05 pm

    TomR

    Nobody knows why Burke never put his Marine Park proposal to Parliament for a vote in 2012. The Greens would have gone for it. But many people did not like that so much area was excluded for recreational fishing.

    http://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/burke-threatens-government-s-marine-park-plans

    Key elements of the Turnbull Government’s plan compared to Labor’s proposed plans include:
    * An increase of 200,000 square kilometres in the area with sea floor protection.
    * 16 per cent more of the total area of parks will be open to recreational fishing which includes access to 97 per cent of Commonwealth waters within 100 kilometres of the coast. This reduces by 400,000 square kilometres the area from which Labor would have locked out Australia’s five million recreational fishers.
    * 17 per cent more of the total area of marine parks open to commercial fishing.
    * A four per cent decrease in the total area of marine parks open to mining.
    * The protection of 509 conservation features (reefs and canyons), 344 in the highest levels of protection, compared to 331 in Labor’s plans.

  357. Tom R permalink
    July 29, 2021 1:57 pm

    Nobody knows why the libs have spent most of the last decade removing something you don’t seem to think exists.

  358. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 29, 2021 2:04 pm

    the new regime improves on plans introduced but never implemented by Labor in 2012.

    Plans are plans. They only exist when they are legislated through Parliament.

    Our last Marine Park was legislated in 2007

  359. Tom R permalink
    July 29, 2021 2:35 pm

    Yes nil, which is precisely why the libs spent a large park of the last decade removing ….. what?

  360. TB Queensland permalink
    July 29, 2021 2:52 pm

    Its like watching – Home and Away 😃

    Well the ads at least … zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  361. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 29, 2021 3:12 pm

    TomR

    I guess removing the bits that recreational and commercial fisherman did not like.

    But why didn’t Burke legislate his proposal in 2012?? The Greens would have backed it.

    Once a National Park is legislated after years of planning it is much harder to take things out.

    But you can take things out of a proposal.

    Proposals are modified all the time.

  362. Tom R permalink
    July 29, 2021 4:31 pm

    But why didn’t Burke legislate his proposal in 2012

    Because legislation takes time, especially when the opposition were doing everything to stop them. Then, the libs got in. And, Labor fought for years to try to save them, but, well, the Greens are never any help when the rubber hits the road.

    It was still a great thing that Labor did, and the libs tore down.

    Just like the NBN and NDIS, both great projects, both trashed by the libs

  363. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 29, 2021 6:32 pm

    TomR

    Labor did nothing. Howard created the Marine Park network. Did you know that?? I didn’t.

    Labor had the numbers to get any legislation through Parliament. To this day nobody knows why Burke did not legislate his proposal to triple the size of Howards Marine Parks. The Greens would have backed it of course.

    But our Marine Park network was created by Howard and there has not been a park legislated since 2007

  364. TB Queensland permalink
    July 29, 2021 6:49 pm

    Just like the NBN and NDIS, both great projects, both trashed by the libs

    Don’t forget The Rodent’s War on Medicare … and anything Labor!

    Then there was Abbott … the Pommie fuckwit that thought he could bestow a Knighthood on a Prince???

    Politicians should be qualified to hold office with Nationally Recognised Qualifications …

  365. TB Queensland permalink
    July 29, 2021 6:53 pm

  366. Neil of Sydney permalink
    July 29, 2021 8:38 pm

    Just like the NBN and NDIS, both great projects, both trashed by the libs

    How do you trash something that never existed?? The NBN only had 60,000 people connected with 12 million to go.

    Turnbull recently tweeted that half the country would still be on ADSL if they did not introduce changes.

    Free University education started by Whitlam/ALP sounded great but how long did it last??

  367. TB Queensland permalink
    July 29, 2021 10:13 pm

    Kneel, stop listening to Alan Jones … and 2GB

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