australian

  1. Tenpin

    Clive James Australian broadcaster and author dies aged 80

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/entertainment-arts-50578512 Clive James, the Australian writer and broadcaster known around the world for his dry wit, has died at the age of 80. Diagnosed with leukaemia in 2010, the author and critic had movingly written about his terminal illness during the...
  2. newhorizon

    F1 - Australian Grand Prix -Race # 1

    Another year starts, we lose some drivers, we get some new move up the ranks to join the F1 scene. Early start yesterday, half asleep I watched the race, not the most exciting but nevertheless a superfluous drive and win for Hamilton -Mercedes! (25 points -that will do nicely, Thank you very...
  3. Mojive

    Phil Hughes Australian batsman dies

    Very Sad News BBC Sport - Phillip Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25 Mo xx
  4. newhorizon

    Australian Grand Prix - 14-16 March 2014- Race 1

    Well the 2014 F1 Season has started today in Melbourne, Australia. Mercedes and Ferrari looking quite strong. Red Bulls car and the Renault V6 1.6 turbocharged engines don't seem to have be quite up to the mark yet. No doubt Vettel will catch up once he has had the same testing as some of the...
  5. Harem

    Subject: AUSTRALIAN TELEPHONE GREETING

    Subject: AUSTRALIAN TELEPHONE GREETING Wouldn't it be amazing if this was to be introduced in the UK and USA ? This is the actual message you get when you phone the Australian social services/benefit office! 'GOOD MORNING, WELCOME TO "CENTRELINK" THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIAL SERVICES AND BENEFITS...
  6. B

    Australian Gay Marriage Law reversed by Court.

    Australia: Gay Marriage Law Reversed By Court. There could be a lot of disappointed people in Australia as a result of this ruling. Bill.
  7. Yalides

    Australian elections

    Australia has moved further to the right politically. Good news for the Aussies.
  8. jenifer

    Voted the best Australian Joke

    A blokes wife goes missing while diving off the West Australian Coast. He reports the event, searches fruitlessly and spends a terrible night wondering what could have happened to her. The next morning there's a knock at the door and he is confronted by a couple of policemen, the old Sarge and...
  9. Spurs

    Life in the Australian Army

    Life in the Australian Army... Text of a letter from a kid from Eromanga to Mum and Dad. (For Those of you not in the know, Eromanga is a small town, west of Quilpie in the far south west of Queensland ) Dear Mum & Dad, I am well. Hope youse are too. Tell me big brothers Doug and Phil that...
  10. tykatem

    Australian Bush Etiquette

    IN GENERAL 1. Never take an open stubby to a job interview. 2. Always identify people in your paddocks before shooting at them. 3. It's tacky to take an Esky to church. 4. If you have to vacuum the bed, it's time to change the sheets. 5. Even if you're certain you're included in the will...
  11. amanda b

    Australian's, Residency Visa's & Property Purchase's

    Are there any Australian members on this forum who have purchased property here in Turkey? The Title deeds office says they have to have a 5 years Residency visa before they can purchase but the Jandarma say they will only issue a 3 year Residence visa unless they own a house?!? Somebody must...
  12. C

    Life In The Australian Army

    Life in the Australian Army... Text of a letter from a kid from Eromanga to Mum and Dad. (For Those of you not in the know, Eromanga is a small town, west of Quilpie in the far south west of Queensland ) Dear Mum & Dad, I am well. Hope youse are too. Tell me big brothers Doug and Phil that...
  13. bickern

    An Australian Love Poem.

    (Who said Australians weren't romantic?) Of course I love ya darlin You're a bloody top-notch bird And when I say you're gorgeous I mean every single word. So ya bum is on the big side I don't mind a bit of flab It...
  14. T

    Australian Terrier found

    Hello all, Last night we found this little dog in our garden. First I thought she belongs to one of our neighbours but she is not. I'm trying to find her owner(s). If you know anybody lost their dog please contact me. Tomorrow I'll take this little girl to my vet in Countryranch, perhaps he...
  15. Andy

    Australian Competition

    Answer is B Stephen Tompkinson's Australian Balloon Adventure Competition - ITV Lifestyle
  16. KKOB

    Australian School Telephone Options

    It's a hoax, but nonetheless it's worth listening to for a chuckle. It's a downloadable MP3 file http://www.statiknet.com/psr/School.mp3
  17. SuperBogs

    Australian Definition of a Canadian - (Fabulous compliment)

    Once in a while someone does a nice job of describing a Canadian, this time it was an Australian dentist. An Australian Definition of a Canadian In case anyone asks you who a Canadian is . . . You probably missed it in the local news, but there was a report that someone in Pakistan had...
  18. ceemac

    Australian Prison Visit

    This tickled me fancy cobbers...... YouTube - Australian prison visit C
  19. L

    Visa for an Australian citizen

    I am an Australian citizen living in the UK can anyone advise of the cost of a visa and confirm that I can get it on entry (reasonably sure of the latter but unable to find the cost anywhere). Thanks
  20. R

    Voted Best Australian Joke

    Really ugly woman walks into a store with two children.Shopkeeper says----are they Twins ? Woman says *No they are 9 and 7 why do you ask .Do you think they look alike ? * No the Shopkeeper replies, I just can't believe that you got Shagged twice.
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