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What’s making news - 2020
« on: January 02, 2020, 03:14:27 PM »
Lets see who can come up with a good news story, because I’m flat out finding one.  :cheers:
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 04:56:21 PM »
A news story, a "good news" story, or a good news story ???

One's easy, the other two are pretty bloody hard ::) :'( >:D
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 04:58:28 PM »
bit like old wives tales.

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2020, 10:09:35 PM »
Saw it on Face Book ....Soooo it must be true .. Good News story .. put up two hours ago .

Mum Sharrone Booth said a small gesture by two Queensland Police Service officers in Woorabinda taught her son Jayce respect, love and a sense of community.

The kids had the bin in the middle of the road when the police car came around the corner.

"My son hurries to pull the bin off the road to allow them to pass, but instead the car drives up to the side of the road," Ms Booth said.

"[Jayce] reckons his first thought was, "Am I in trouble?"

"The two police officers get out and start walking towards him... then Ricky (one of the police officers) grabs the wheelie bin and pulls it back onto the road.

"He says, "Game on, game on", they took their positions on the road and the kids started to smile.

"Ricky also taught the two boys how to bowl and was happy to bat a while. Thanks Ricky and Snowy, made my son's day.

"Bad experiences may make a person angry and retaliate, but a good experience teaches us that you're approachable and [to] respect you as a person and not just an authority figure."
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2020, 10:14:11 PM »
Great story
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2020, 06:58:26 AM »
Sadly, some people on Facebook will complain about the police not doing their job.
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« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2020, 07:24:05 AM »
Wonderful story, well done to those particular officers.
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2020, 07:38:20 AM »
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Saw it on Face Book ....Soooo it must be true .. Good News story .. put up two hours ago .

mainstream media wouldnt run with something that decent.
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2020, 07:48:46 AM »
Until the kid smashes a beautiful cover drive, & puts the ball straight through the window of the cop car ;D

Ummm, well, it's like this, Sarge ... ;D
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2020, 08:15:37 AM »
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Until the kid smashes a beautiful cover drive, & puts the ball straight through the window of the cop car ;D

Ummm, well, it's like this, Sarge ... ;D
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2020, 12:32:47 PM »
Book that car. It's illegal to park on the nature strip.

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2020, 03:08:11 PM »
https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/nsw-and-victoria-just-jumped-18-metres-north/ar-BBYxCdy?ocid=spartandhp

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2020, 03:52:55 PM »
Wonderful story, well done to those particular officers.

Saw the same sort of thing many times with coppers in remote Aboriginal communities..  Helped in many cases but sometimes the local kids were just too feral..

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2020, 03:55:31 PM »
Lets see who can come up with a good news story, because I’m flat out finding one.  :cheers:
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2020, 05:05:34 PM »
There's a big difference between kneeling down
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2020, 02:41:43 PM »
they been talking about this for years... but will it happen?

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-04/should-the-tanami-road-be-sealed/11793386

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2020, 06:48:36 AM »
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2020, 11:06:44 AM »
What's going on in Iran at the moment is not good. It's going to flare things up again in big ways again.

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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2020, 12:38:12 PM »
Here's an interesting idea!

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-06/bushfire-season-holidays-converge-goodbye-typical-summer/11843312

Rearranging things so that everybody knocked off on 23/12 then went back to work on 2/1, but then had beginning of March to mid-April as school holidays has a lot of pointers going for it ;D
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2020, 01:25:20 PM »
Here's an interesting idea!

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-01-06/bushfire-season-holidays-converge-goodbye-typical-summer/11843312

Rearranging things so that everybody knocked off on 23/12 then went back to work on 2/1, but then had beginning of March to mid-April as school holidays has a lot of pointers going for it ;D
Don't go spreading that around Fizzie. That's when I take my hols. When there is no one else around.
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2020, 06:59:05 AM »
An interesting article on the potential downside of the celebrity and other support Australia has received over the bushfires. Basically saying that while the support is great, it is also likely to have a dampening effect on our tourism market and the economy overall.

https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/australian-economy/a-massive-blow-dark-side-to-celebrity-bushfire-donations/news-story/8748dc87e0ca331e2f9476d795d478ea


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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2020, 08:40:06 AM »
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... it is also likely to have a dampening effect on our tourism market and the economy overall.

Them donating money wont have Shit affect on tourism. They've already cancelled the Shitty minogue ads...

Photos every day in world wide papers of flattened towns, burnt out paddocks and cars and houses will.
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Re: What’s making news - 2020
« Reply #24 on: January 08, 2020, 10:33:03 AM »
https://www.smh.com.au/world/middle-east/us-base-in-iraq-under-missile-attack-reports-20200108-p53pqb.html

Friggin great, here we go. How many hundreds of thousands will die, and the untold suffering that will follow.
I only hope people will have had enough of blindly following our leaders driven by ideologies and egos(and money). But I doubt it. Queen and country and all that B.S. usually wins.

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