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    Eleanor Williams jailed for 8.5 years..

    She just got bored with the lockdown, so now she's getting locked up.
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    Malaysia Airlines

    I'm pretty sure that Singapore Airlines was still using that airspace up until the shoot-down. In fact there was a Singapore Airlines plane in the vicinity of the shoot-down at the time. Would you avoid flying SIA as well?
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    Perth Mint Scandal

    The Shanghai Gold Exchange is threatening to sue ABC for libel
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    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    According to the following meta-study from the British Medical Journal, the relative risk (RR) of being born pre-term is 1.71. That means 71% more babies were born prematurely to an infected mother versus control. https://gh.bmj.com/content/8/1/e009495 Neonates born to women with SARS-CoV-2 infection were more likely to be admitted to a neonatal care unit after birth (7 studies; n=7637; RR 1.86, 95% CI 1.12 to 3.08); be born preterm (7 studies; n=6233; RR 1.71, 95% CI 1.28 to 2.29) or moderately preterm (7 studies; n=6071; RR 2.92, 95% CI 1.88 to 4.54); and to be born low birth weight (12 studies; n=11 930; RR 1.19, 95% CI 1.02 to 1.40). Infection was not linked to stillbirth. Studies were generally at low or moderate risk of bias.
  5. Assuming the OP has entered Australia at least once since the 100 visa was issued, any time spent living overseas since that entry may still count towards citizenship due to the fact that their spouse is an Australian citizen.
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    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    Life expectancy in the USA dropped by more than two whole years thanks to Covid-19: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/08/31/1120192583/life-expectancy-in-the-u-s-continues-to-drop-driven-by-covid-19 Life expectancy in the U.S. fell in 2021, for the second year in a row. It was the first time life expectancy dropped two years in a row in 100 years. In 2019, someone born in the U.S. had a life expectancy of 79 years. In 202o, because of the pandemic, that dropped to 77 years. In 2021 life-span dropped again — to 76.1 years. And for some Americans, life expectancy is even lower, according to a provisional analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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    Lawful Residence Calculator ?

    Assuming you did not enter Australia in the year prior to getting your PR, it's 21/04/2019.
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    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    Possibly. In the UK and the US a large chunk of the population has exited the work force permanently and it may be Covid-related.
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    Just received Citizenship what happens to my 190 now?

    Technically she still has a visa in the system (or rather her foreign passport number shows her as eligible for entry into Australia) as otherwise she would have been denied boarding.
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    Retiring in Tasmania

    Taiwan is just over half the area of Tasmania (36sqkm vs. 68sqkm.)
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    Resident Return Visa

    According to IMMI's website it is pretty good: Employment ties documents employment contracts a letter of offer from an employer recent official documents such as group certificates and payslips employee identification or security pass. https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/resident-return-visa-155-157#HowTo
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    Passport application times

    My child passport was issued the day before I posted the above message. However, I did send an enquiry to the Passport Office which may or may not have expedited the process. Other people are reporting getting their child passports after three months.
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    UK - Australia Trade Deal 🇬🇧🇦🇺

    It's protection money. They've got to pay it to someone.
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    Referees for renting

    A landlord asking for 6 months upfront payment may not be allowed, however, a tenant offering to pay 6 months upfront because of the lack of reference that might otherwise cause the landlord to overlook their application is certainly allowed.
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    Flight via USA

    As long as you are eligible for an ESTA then you can use that instead of a visa. However, if your ESTA application is denied then you will have to get a visa which requires an in-person interview.