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  1. Sparcod

    Google Streetview!

    Last night I found Google Streetview (on Google Maps) for Australia. Really interesting and fun. Australia- prettiest country in the world!
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    Unis turn away from single entry mark

    http://www.smh.com.au/news/national/unis-turn-away-from-single-entry-mark/2007/08/10/1186530564085.html I was looking at SMH.com.au and came across this article (from Fri) and it surprised me that not all unis will be determining entrance by using HSC/equivalent marks because they see this...
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    Are any Year 11s going to the Uni Open Days?

    I hgihly recommend you all go to the open days that the unis are hosting. Institution Open Days 2007 UWS (Parramatta) Open Day- 18 August 2007 http://www.uws.edu.au/studyoptions/openday UTS INFO Day- 25 August 2007 http://www.infoday.uts.edu.au/ USYD Courses and Careers Day-...
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    What would you like to get out of term 3?

    Alas! The last term! You can see the light at the end of the tunnel! We shall start off with the very generic "have fun!". Apart from burying your heads in books, go out there and enjoy yourself frienship-wise and socially, academically (??), take up oppurtunities, explore your career options...
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    Was/Is Oil Supply the reason for the Iraqi War/Occupation?

    I was reading from the news sites and I came across an article which said: "THE Prime Minister has said today that the need to secure oil supplies and to help protect US interests in the Middle East are major factors in Australia's continuing military presence in Iraq."...
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    Trials: When are they? Are you ready? How were they? (merged)

    If memory serves me correctly then you have about a month or so until the trials begin, right? I know that this is the last school holiday before graduation. You have all the time in the world these school holidays (I hope) so don't blow too much of it away. Do study, catchup, revise and...
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    All students may be required to study a second language.

    Uni plan to stem language "crisis" Sounds good. I thought that languages were compulsory for year 7 and 8 students. I guess that they don't see it as 'good enough'. I can understand why such a plan was devised in the first place.
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    The Coalition in peril? Howard to be dumped?

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    David Hicks- back in Australia

    Hicks 'hours away from Australia'
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    Extremist group 'planned to run Australia'

    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21743681-1702,00.html "RIGHT-wing Australian Nationalist Movement (ANM) chief Jack van Tongeren wanted to take over Australia, expel foreigners and set up his capital in Alice Springs, a Perth court heard today."
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    Tony Blair's reign has come to an end

    Blair brings down curtain on decade in power Obviously when he was starting, there was the death of Princess Diana and the handover of Hong Kong. How big was the difference he made to Britain over the past 10 years?
  12. Sparcod

    2007 Federal Budget

    We've now reached the time of the year. The budget will be presented tomorrow night (ABC, 7:30pm and 9, 10:30pm). There has been a lot of talk going on recently. Family-friendly Budget coming Up, up and away as Treasurer fills voters' pockets Looks like a $15 billion surplus.
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    KKK offshoot targets Australia

    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21682411-2,00.html They've reached Queensland.
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    Racist pub bans Arabs, Islanders

    SECURITY staff at one of Sydney's most popular pubs were ordered to refuse entry to patrons of particular ethnic backgrounds in a racist exclusion policy designed to cut crime. http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/comments/0,22058,21661672-5001021,00.html
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    Remember These Ads??

    Toohey's Extra Dry http://youtube.com/watch?v=4tML1z720C4&mode=related&search Toohey's "Give that man a new" http://youtube.com/watch?v=29LuactFB4I&mode=related&search Toohey's New Beer http://youtube.com/watch?v=MCAoxI0oHMI&mode=related&search Where are all the exciting beer ads?
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    Labor and its views on IR

    Labor to abolish IR commission Australians 'like Labor's IR policies' So do you all think that the biggest election issue is workplace relations?
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    Alan Jones incited violence?

    http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21538330-1702,00.html http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,21537845-1702,00.html
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    2007 NSW State Elections- So Why Did Peter Debnam Lose?

    What do you think the main reasons are?
  19. Sparcod

    Excited about starting uni.?

    Excited about starting uni in a week or two? I mean going to tutorials and lectures and stuff and joing clubs, meeting new people and no longer wearing school-uniforms. Yes, I've been out of school for a while now and I'm starting to feel like an alien now. I'm VERY excited about starting uni.
  20. Sparcod

    Best Bumper Stickers.

    For those with cars, these are some suggestions for YOU! -Kids in the back seat cause accidents; accidents in the back seat cause kids. -CAUTION: I drive like you do ! -I need someone really bad... Are you really bad ? -I used to have a handle on life, but it broke...