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  1. beketamun

    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    A bit like going through Immigration check after having a VISA pre-approved? edit. marisawright already got there....
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    Bills whilst renting

    for water you just need to confirm if it's in or out....if it's in you need to see the bills and you evaluate that against your rental cost. It's not expensive really. We were presented with 3 years of water bills when we left our rental many years ago. We argued and didn't pay it, the assumption was that water was included in the rental as we had never been presented with a bill and the landlady had done a dodgy by putting two houses on 1 meter so our house was never even registered....luckily the landlady had no idea anyway and hadn't checked anything herself, so we were fine. We had a new property and got the landlord to pay for the physical installation of a Telstra line...it used to be that it was required for emergencies so was necessary building infrastructure. Now with NBN and mobile technology taking over...it's grey. It's worth going to NBN checker and putting the address in, to see what technology mix the property has. Assuming you're not in the outback, it should be pretty simple. If you're already connected, which you should be, you choose an ISP deal and they sell you your internet connection over NBN infrastructure, you don't need to contact NBN itself unless the physical connection is not there in the first place. If it's not connected to anything, i would try the landlord and see if they will pay that initial connection charge, as it will obviously be a property improvement available for all future tenants. https://www.nbnco.com.au/connect-home-or-business/check-your-address For the bond, take photo's on the day you take up the lease. Occasionally at the end of the lease unscrupulous landlords try and claim back stuff like dead grass and relaying turf, or worn out carpets....and they'll try and take this from the rental bond so they don't have to return it to you. You don't have to improve anything for them, just maintain and hand it back in the same state, allowing for normal wear and tear. If you've torn a hole in the wall.....yeah, the bond will be used to cover repairs.
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    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    So why do think it's not being applied here?
  4. beketamun

    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    I think i know what he means as well, but want him to define in his own words so next time he rattles on about refugees and asylum seekers, he can explain that one too.
  5. beketamun

    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    And Djokovic's incompetence surely? He didn't have to claim he was vaccinated, he claimed a medical exemption to play tennis and then needs to provide a true record to back up his application. When they started checking, it fell apart, so he's been untruthful. It is the problem with a rules-based policy. If they let him off, they let everybody off. The crazy way that politics works here is another story
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    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    I am interested in your defintiion of it. As has been mentioned previously, you would deny natural justice to potential refugees arriving by boat, but you seem to think it important for the son of a Queen? I am trying to work out if you use different definitions to suit your preference or prejudices, hence me asking you what YOUR definition of it is. It is very hard to pin you down though, when you obviously do not want to answer the question and try and deflect it back to me. And yes, you seem a lot more traditional than me, not sure if that make you older.
  7. beketamun

    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    So you cannot? Thought so.
  8. beketamun

    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/coronavirus/antivax-heartland-sees-surge-of-unvaccinated-covid-patients-in-icu/news-story/369fbee4717f6212a3c34b32645e7196 I feel sorry for this silly woman, but she probably needs to reconsider using that nom de pleur because if she survives, she is in for a very difficult recuperation.
  9. beketamun

    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    Can you please define "natural justice", I'm having trouble understanding why you're continually going off topic. He is punished/protected by his own family. He has not been "punished" by anybody concerning the civil case he is facing? If you have a problem, give the Queen a call...put her right on a few things.
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    Australia spent conviction

    Simple way to find out is to apply for one. About 25 years ago i had a UK friend who applied for US citizenship and declared a spent conviction from years previously and was then asked to provide further details. It turned out he was the only one who remembered it...the UK had no record and it held him up for a year getting out of the mess he'd created through his honesty. If there's no record, there's no record. Go figure.
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    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    Maybe he wanted sex with young women and thought Epstein's crowd could protect his privacy? He could hardly go to a club and pick up a slapper from Grimsby. Mind you, if they did this to everybody, every rock star from the 70's and 80's would be in jail.
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    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    They published a table the other day showing 7 markers where they are world-leading. Some wag said they'd missed off column 8 - number of people you've killed. It's not for our audience, it's just more bullshit for the locals who can't think for themselves or ask questions.
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    Australian and UK Covid Responses

    Yeah, but WA has had good things taken away from them already, like the Ashes, so there would be no reason to present there anyway...they are isolated ? My mate has just retired, he is from Perth, auctioned his house in ACT 5 weeks ago....his wife and him are stuck in a travel hotel in ACT waiting for approval to return home. His container was shipped to WA weeks ago but there's no point in him starting on the drive back home in case they get stuck in the middle of the bloody Narrabor ! I guess that Border Force wouldn't have known Djokovic was lying until he presented his evidence at the gate for verification? That's how most VISA's work where you have to check that the approval is verifiable, especially USA and China. We all know what happens over here when people lie on their declarations, there is absolutely no excuse for the near-billionaire Djokovic to run such a shabby process when he knew the spotlight had been on him for months, he should have been immaculate. He tried to take the piss and that's what this all about. The irony is now, he is no danger and becomes less dangerous with every day that goes by. Everyone's got this bloody omicron, it's galloping over the hill and the situation changes every day. A court judgement today may be different to last weeks, and it might be different again next week.
  14. beketamun

    Do you believe Prince Andrew ?

    I didn't punish him, his mum, brother and nephew did. That's the insidiousness of a constituional monarchy where it's outside of people's control to do anything, and they protect their institution above all else.