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    urlaame urlaame 18-21, F 15 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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

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    UNIVERSITY EDUCATION FEE & REFORM.

    ... This note is about the proposed university reform (Higher Education Reform) by the government and by the university sector itself. Before I start, I did get my honours degree eduction free about 30 years ago. 1) The whole matter about HECS is that a university graduate on...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Dec 1, 2014

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    Do any of you know the specifics on laws around

    the prescription drug 'Propofol' and how to acquire some in this country?
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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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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    Your Spouse Looks Better In This Country

    I visited the mother country and my old friends asked about Australia. They imagined material affluence, big cars, opulent terraces, palm trees, beaches. My time there was limited, and I had only 20 minutes to depict Australia. Here is the story I've chosen to tell, as a...
    AgeingThinker AgeingThinker 61-65, M 4 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    dogsgowoof dogsgowoof 36-40, M Dec 11, 2014

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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 2 Responses Dec 29, 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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    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 13 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    Enjoy ANZAC day tomorrow

    and be respectful to our Diggers!
    Littlebikiechick Littlebikiechick 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 24, 2014

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    Annika1986 Annika1986 26-30, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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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 61-65, F 4 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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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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    Is LOWER Australian Dollar better

    for Australia economy? This note is about the level of the Australian dollar and the history and some of the main factors that affect the Australian dollar and the impacts of the changes of the dollar. 1) The RBA over the last 2 years have been trying to talk down or even...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2014

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    And You Are?

    You know, what I love most about the Aussie culture is our disregard for authority. Like, when we pass a police car on the road we flash our headlights twice to warn other drivers that they're waiting around the corner- who would do that besides a bunch of convict-descendents...
    mimsical mimsical 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    I am born and bread in Australia!

    ! I'm a young female and looking for a Boyfriend 😭 please message me I hate being single...
    brodhi20 brodhi20 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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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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    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 came from the dreamtime From the dusty red

    soil plains I am the ancient heart The keeper of the flames I Stood upon the rocky shore I watched the tall ships come For forty thousand years I've been the first Australian I came upon the prison ships Bound down by iron chains I cured the land Endured the lash And waited for...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 5, 2014

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    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 2 Responses Dec 19, 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 18 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 33 Responses Aug 30, 2010

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    Misssanta Misssanta 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2014

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

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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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    tayylah tayylah 18-21, F 44 Responses Sep 11, 2014

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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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    There is nothing better

    than being Australian. Having a nice warm piece of toast with some Vegemite.
    jessbroooks jessbroooks 16-17, F 9 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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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 14 Responses Jan 5

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    I was born in Australian

    and so were my parents. I live in Sydney and like it here, especially now it has become so multicultural there are so many different types of restaurants to eat at.
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    brisvegas brisvegas 31-35 3 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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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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    MORAL HAZARD as base

    for tightening regulations for the banking industry and for any industry for that matter....... This note is about the attitude of questioning the 'moral hazard' of assisting the banking system by the average people. But most seem not care that many industries do receive actual...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Dec 12, 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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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light

    of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... Over night, one of the independent senators in Australia said that had Australians had the same gun ownership as they have in US, those hostages at Martin Place would have been able to defend themselves with their own guns. 1) The...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Anyone else from Aus

    who wants to chat?
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 26, 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

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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 14 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    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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    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 10 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    Probably going to try pot

    for the first time tonight...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    peza peza 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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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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    Mummy2015 Mummy2015 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2014