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Electric vehicle budget impost, it’s a myth!

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The Electric Vehicle Council has a new report that shows worries about electric vehicles and fuel excise tax avoidance are a furphy that masks hidden benefits to the Australian economy from switching to electric vehicles — if only Australian governments supported the move by lowering other taxes on electric. Read

Here‘s a bit of a chuckle to keep you going …

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starting with the Qantas Airlines Repair Division AFTER EVERY FLIGHT, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a ‘Gripe Sheet’ which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems; document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the Gripe Sheets before the next flight. Never let

$1M wildlife-carer fund rorted by NSW Government:

80% redirected to other programs — 20% paid to wildlife carers. THE NSW LABOR Opposition has disclosed that in May the state government’s much-hyped million dollar fund for wildlife carers in bushfire-affected regions was rorted by the government itself, with only 22 percent of the money being paid to wildlife carers. At

Rethinking your/our life under COVID-19

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[Click on CONTINUE READING HERE to link to external story; click website BACK ARROW to return here] ---------------------------------- Crisis talks: Why combating future pandemics needs a collective mind shift today By Greg Callaghan, The Sydney Morning Herald IS COVID-19 the worst catastrophe of our lifetime? Don’t bet on it, says Italian physicist and author

Expressing our ‘inner artist’ …

 [Click on COLOURED HEADLINES to link to external story; click website BACK ARROW to return here] ---------------------------------- Coronavirus means fewer hugs, but this Canberra artist has found a creative way to get them By Penny Travers, ABC News Catherine Newton loves hugs so much she captures them by clutching blobs of 900-degree Celsius molten

Videos …

The anchor loses it ...  Music teacher writes a song to cope with social isolation. -------------------------------- 2020: Mid-Year Performance Review | Sammy J S3 (ep23) https://youtu.be/TNf5dZAvF4I God looks back at the year so far. #SammyJ Biting, bite-sized comedy as Sammy J and his team of troublemakers tackle the news of the week. -------------------------------- Some Good News with

Hand-washing songs to get us through

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LOCALS SHORTIS & Simpson have turned their musical talents to creating a number of 'teaching' songs. The words are easy to learn and the music is thoughtfully provided as a downloadable pdf. HAND WASH SONGS   These are the six songs of approximately 20 seconds duration that John has written for people

Memes …

While an outright definition of a meme is hard to nail down, the term is most often associated with an image or video that portrays a particular concept or idea and is spread through social platforms on the internet. That idea proliferates through social media, forums, instant messaging apps, and

How we are coping with Covid-19 …

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INDEX [Click on COLOURED HEADLINES to link to new page; click on BACK TO INDEX to return here] •  Here’s a bit of a chuckle to keep you going ... •  Positive side-effects of the lockdown •  Memes •  Tips for surviving self-isolation •  Videos •  Expressing our ‘inner artist’ •  Rethinking your life under COVID-19  

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