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Recent content by CaptJCool

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    Any Predictions of when regular international flights resume

    https://www.australianfrequentflyer.com.au/community/threads/when-will-state-borders-re-open.99042/
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    Any Predictions of when regular international flights resume

    It’s why I put 2 sets of predictions up because I suspect Australias domestic services will resume WELL BEFORE any international services..... I’m thinking European travel is a not before Oct/Nov and USA travel not before 2021....
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    SWEDEN https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/28/as-the-rest-of-europe-lives-under-lockdown-sweden-keeps-calm-and-carries-on https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/30/catastrophe-sweden-coronavirus-stoicism-lockdown-europe
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    Wine lovers musings, amusings and news

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/20/wine-cooler-global-heating-helps-swedens-vineyards-to-success Sweden the new McLaren Vale ?
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    WA figures just in 8 for the day. (Island within an island. Complete Border closure with a few exemptions announced Australia 5,134 modelling forecast was 5,715 (range 5510 to 6835)
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    Yes,started yesterday Border force are opening outbound parcels ..... was on ABC News last night ..... and seizing these products
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    This guy Tomas Pueyo as written excellent articles. This ABOUT the mess in the USA https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-out-of-many-one-36b886af37e9 In my previous post, I explained how direct deaths from a mitigation strategy in the US could range between 500,000 and over 10 million...
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    https://www.realestate.com.au/news/landlords-property-managers-hit-hardest-in-eviction-ban/?rsf=syn:news:nca:news:spa:strap
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    The Assistant Treasurer on Afternoon briefing yesterday said “ You’re not entitled to stop paying just because, many Australians still are working - (some 40% plus anyone on centrelink and superannuation.) He referred to this announcement from Tas Govt Changes to residential tenancies...
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    The "I am in self-isolation" thread

    Go Joe Cool 😎!
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    Digital tracking of quarantined people

    I womdered if that was a good April Fools joke.....
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    How are we (Australia) going to pay for this COVID-19 spending?

    GST IS ABOUT $68 billion now So 15% is maybe $34 bllion. That would take 10 years to raise $340b.... Unless of course you bolstered the taxable items - add fresh food, education etc.... Can’t remember what is the size of the tax cuts? A decent clip all the same Seeing ASX Stock exchange has...
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    How are we (Australia) going to pay for this COVID-19 spending?

    Hi @Scarlett I’ll endeavour to answer the questions over a period of time as not going to do justice to it “off the top of my head” History We have been through this before, we are on another World War footing, so to speak, so you can see what was spent and just how long it took to pay back...
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    Virgin Australia Financially Secure?

    https://www.737-200.com.au/ozjet.html
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    General Corona Virus chit chat thread - non-travel specific

    On ABC News just now Good to see Border Force seizing outbound medical supplies - started today https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-01/coronavirus-chinese-ppe-border-force-intercepted/12085908
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