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    "The problems we face today are there

    because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living" This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It's her future shes worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare system that shes...
    sharossody sharossody 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Anyone else from Aus

    who wants to chat?
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Hi I am looking for a sex tex girl

    as fun I am Aussie 54 fit look me up if your keen to play
    patto500 patto500 51-55, M Dec 29, 2014

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    16-12-14 I am sad today.

    I woke this morning to news that 2 innocent people caught up in yesterdays siege in a Sydney cafe had been fatally shot by the man who held them and many more hostage for 17 hours. The floral tributes keep on coming to Martin Place, the building there, opposite the cafe, hosts...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 17 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Death Sentence for the Bali Nine Ring Leaders.

    I have NO problem with their fate at all. 1) It is now all over the media and I am sure among many in the community that the 2 ring leaders many would discuss the pro-con of such punishment. Indeed, many would talk about the merit of death sentence itself. 2) Allow me to...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 10

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    Hey Guys, First of let me say i don't know

    where to put this but I thought here would b a start. Im 23 looking to just hang out and make new friends around my age 18-25 who like nappies or going in their underwear. I don’t care if your bi or gay but just understand Im straight. Just wondering if anyone was from...
    Brisboi91 Brisboi91 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    MEDICARE COSTS & GDP plus Inflation Rate

    as Better Comparison of Growth Rate ...... This note is about the comment by the out-going Health Minister about the jump in Medicare cost. 1) He said this morning on ABC radio that the Medicare cost has jumped by 43% in the last 5 years. 2) Now, for those that do not...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Dec 21, 2014

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    RIP to the greatest Prime Minister Australia

    has ever had. Thank you for the equality you developed, I hope only to have another man like yourself leading the country once again very soon...
    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 9 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    I miss Australia very very much.

    I lived there for almost 11 years. It was the happiest time in my life, besides certain aspects of my childhood. I miss the people and nature. I miss the smell. It breaks my heart to watch a docu or anything about Australia. I will forever be grateful for all the happy memories...
    Astriabirdy Astriabirdy 31-35, F 12 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Are we really the lucky country?

    REALLY?? I feel pretty lucky...most of the time anyways...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 16 Responses Jun 11, 2014

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    i think its hilarious

    when people from the UK come over and completely underestimate the size of Australia compared to their own country My grandparents came over her from the UK, specifically Denmark, and thought they could drive from Brisbane to Uluru for the day and then came back
    WilliamBeer WilliamBeer 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Yesterday I read about the woman Sydney forgot.

    ..Natalie Wood, who lay dead in her home for 8 years, not missed by a soul. The account of her very lonely, austere life had me in tears and hit home a little, I guess. Every life is of value. You can read the article here http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/natalie-wood-the-woman...
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 12 Responses Feb 8

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    Any Australians want an American friend from

    New York? message me I would love to chat
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    It's almost that time of year.

    Where the bogans get loud and Australian flags are flown from everywhere!! (I mean everywhere) So...as we gear up to embrace what by now has probably been branded a racial holiday because we are a multicultural society... I want to know what you will be doing on Australia Day...
    brokenpetal brokenpetal 26-30, F 11 Responses Jan 5

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    I am now! I was born in Ireland

    and emigrated to Aussie. It certainly was the best move I every made. When I came to Australia I lived in Sydney first and then moved to Melbourne. Its hard to explain what it is about Aussie that I like , the weather is part of that reason for sure but there is a certain...
    aussiesusan aussiesusan 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 28, 2014

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    Happy Australia day!!

    The one time when you can starting drinking in the middle of the day without getting judged, ;) Also happy triple j hottest 100 day! ;)
    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I often get asked if I'm Aboriginal,

    usually by complete strangers. When I tell them I'm not they look at me in disbelief and dispute my ethnicity. I have had arguments and racial slurs yelled at me. I don't feel the need anymore to prove myself as I once did. What for? I don't care anymore. I do love living in...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 10, 2014

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    Aussie Aussie Aussie

    There is just something so satisfying about a slice of hot buttered toast with a light spread of Vegemite
    justmeand11 justmeand11 22-25 9 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    Road Rage

    There is a road between my home and the clinic, where I work. It is a long, straight and has only a single lane each way. It's a fast road, with no traffic lights and has a 90 km speed limit. As you can imagine, one slow car ruins the show for everyone behind and on this day...
    iguanachips iguanachips 41-45, F 15 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    Purple Liza The Funnel Web Spider And Sparkle

    We have a huge but harmless spider in Australia called a Huntsman. One summer when my daughter was a toddler, a large Huntsman took up residence in the cornice in our living room. We named her, "Sparkle."  She coexisted with us happily in the house until one day she was gone...
    iguanachips iguanachips 41-45, F 27 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    brisvegas brisvegas 31-35 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 43 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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    True blue that's for sure.

    I love my country though I do wish some of the laws would change haha
    tangledweb94 tangledweb94 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I'm not an Aussie but does anyone know a Dani

    Edward's age 18-20 if so please contact me asapp I need to talk to her message me.
    lela201465 lela201465 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Aussie here. 20. Male.

    Just saying hi I'm not trying to post anything more suggestive, just great to see Aussies here too.
    NotgoingsoloAus NotgoingsoloAus 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I live in Australia. But I have a ton of

    American friends who make fun of my accent and my inability to say "Alabama". I don't understand the Fourth of July...
    KodyKnowsDaLife17 KodyKnowsDaLife17 16-17, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I Live In Australia

    Australia is beautiful, Broome with the most beautiful sunset i have ever seen.Cairns is even more beautiful. love it there, but not a fan of the crocodiles. Sydney withthe harbor bridge and the Opera house. There is so many things to see here.I love living here, and being a part...
    avaria avaria 36-40, F 11 Responses Apr 11, 2012

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    Annika1986 Annika1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Why is that INDIAN Telemarketing SCAMS are

    so prevalent? 1) I am aware that I will be seen as a racist commenting on this matter, but so be it. I have just, at 7.13pm on a Friday evening, got a phone call from an Indian accent person telling me that I was involved in a car accident and he was a claim person for an...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Australian but I looooove British shows like

    skins, fawlty towers and top gear.
    justkitty justkitty 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    THIS IS OUR COUNTRY !

    This statement DOES NOT mean I'm against immigration ! YOU ARE WELCOME HERE, IN MY COUNTRY, welcome to come legally: 1. Get a sponsor ! 2. Learn the LANGUAGE, as immigrants have in the past! 3. Live by OUR rules ! Dress as we Aussies Do 4. Get a job ! 5. Pay YOUR Taxes ! 6...
    sharossody sharossody 70+, F 7 Responses Jan 29

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    Ughhhh...first day of school term tomorrow.

    I think I am dreading it more than the kids! Where did the holidays go?
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 27

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    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 25

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    Probably going to try pot

    for the first time tonight...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 24

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    I came from the dreamtimeFrom the dusty red

    soil plainsI am the ancient heartThe keeper of the flamesI Stood upon the rocky shoreI watched the tall ships comeFor forty thousand years I've been the first AustralianI came upon the prison shipsBound down by iron chainsI cured the landEndured the lashAnd waited for the rainsI...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    peza peza 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Happy Australia Day fellow Aussies!

    I realise we have our faults and a ****** government policies, but seriously...we are truly the lucky country.
    GypsyMiss GypsyMiss 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 25

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    Damn, this ISIS siege in Sydney is

    so ****** up. Already been going on for 16 hours and it's 12am!
    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    Best Aussie Pick Up Line Ever:

    An Aussie walks into a pub and takes a seat next to a very attractive woman.. He gives her a quick glance then casually looks at his watch for a moment. The woman notices this and asks, 'Is your date running late?' 'No', he replies,'I just got this state-of the-art watch...
    sharossody sharossody 70+, F 34 Responses Aug 30, 2010

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    The Funeral

    Who likes a Funeral? No one. This one proved to be very special. We had all gathered outside and were laughing, chatting and greeting each other when we got the call to move inside. That is when I choked up. The gentlemen of the RSL had formed on both sides of the isle...
    Zoranna Zoranna 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    NEW GP $20 Fee Cut Forced by Abbott on all GP

    visits less than 10 minutes.... This note is about the Abbott government use regulations to reduce payments to the GP for any patient visits that last than 10 minutes. http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/new-20-gp-fee-under-fire-senators-could-wind-back...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 24, 2014

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    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 19 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    When you think of it,

    we have so many differences from the USA, mainly words, pronouncing them, calling stuff this or that. Lol Anyways who's also an Aussie? :P MAAAATTTTEEE
    ThatOneUsername15 ThatOneUsername15 13-15, F 21 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    I Just Had to Share This........

    These are not my words, I received this today from someone else, but thought my aussie friends here would get a kick out of it...... These were posted on an Australian Tourism Website and the answers are the actual responses by the website officials, who obviously have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 45 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Mummy2015 Mummy2015 31-35, F Jan 24

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    Bored just finished work!

    Anyone feel like chatting?
    mat79d mat79d 31-35, M Feb 16

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    LETS GO NEW SOUTH WALES.

    IM SO NERVOUS.
    Xeniabolton Xeniabolton 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 18, 2014

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    "when A Girl"

    When A Girl is quiet millions of things are running in her mind. When a Girl is not arguing, She is thinking Deeply. When a Girl looks at you with eyes full of questions, She is wondering how long you will be around. When a Girl answers "I AM FINE" after a few seconds, She is...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M 26 Responses Jan 21, 2012

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    well, I'm not Australian.

    but I want to go there SO BAD. like I can't even explain it oh my gosh. the people there seem awesome. it's so beautiful there. what more could you want.
    michellemay michellemay 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    ZoBow ZoBow 16-17, F 22 Responses Jul 12, 2014

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    You May Be An Aussie If.......

    With thanks to my sister for sending this to me, apologies to the author - please let me know who you are if you wrote it: FOR THE AUSSIES - You know you're Australian when: You believe that stubbies can either be drunk or worn. You've made a bong out of your garden hose...
    ProfDavros ProfDavros 46-50, M 27 Responses Feb 1, 2012