Change The Rules
Posted 06 June 2018 - 01:41 PM
Best result: 2 over 74 at Hills International on 13 Feb 2016
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Winner: 2016 Nationals day 5 round at Woodlands
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Posted 06 June 2018 - 01:48 PM
Generally private enterprise can run services more efficiently than the state.
In accepting that an organisation needs to be 'capable' to run anything. NSW state has had very poor management of services in the past (often to the point that NOTHING happened), some services have recently been improved with private enterprise, others have improved purely because a more effective government is in power - it's all relative to the ability of those call the shots.
Edited by VLAD, 06 June 2018 - 01:49 PM.
Country golfer on a City course.
I'm good, but no-one seems to care.
Now I find out a French au-pair is NOT a breed of goat!
French Doctors though? not on Nauru!
Is it really your ABC?
Posted 06 June 2018 - 09:12 PM
Hasn’t Melbourne transferred all of its public passenger train running to a private contractor? How has that gone?
Less trains and trams but they don't lose $$
18.4 by Dec. 2018
2018 Keysborough GC Gala Team Event Winner
2017 VIC ISG OOM Overall Winner
2017 VIC OOM #5 Gardiners Run Overall Winner
"Team Frank" founding member
Posted 06 June 2018 - 10:22 PM
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Winner Moonah Legends 2013 ISG Nationals | Winner The National 2013 ISG Nationals | Winner 4BBB 2013 ISG Nationals
Winner Stink's 3 Club Challenge 2015 | Winner C grade OOM The Sands 2016
Hole-in-one Growling Frog 14/1/17 5th hole 137m TM RBZ 5 hybrid, Srixon AD333 ball | Growling Frog GC Matchplay Champion 2017
Winner B grade OOM Curlewis 2018
Other, less impressive stuff...(I know...it's marginal...)
R/Up ISG Nationals 2013 | C Grade LD Growling Frog 8/2/14, 11th hole, TM R1, HOF Patriot shaft, testicles of steel | NTP 2nd hole Kooindah Waters 2014 ISG Nationals
3 Birdies in one round The Glades 2015 ISG Nationals | R/Up 4BBB 2015 ISG Nationals | NTP 16th hole Growling Frog OOM 2017
C Grade LD Growling Frog 26/12/17, 15th hole, Callaway BB Alpha, HOF Patriot shaft, same old testicles of steel
C Grade LD Growling Frog 11/8/18, blah blah blah,,,,this is getting to be almost monotonous.....
C Grade LD Growling Frog 1/9/18,...maybe these are now so commonplace I should just stop listing them....
Low Handicap point 12.7 9/4/16
Finally...and most importantly...
Smoldy....when only the best will do.
Posted 14 September 2018 - 07:52 AM
I was chatting to a dear friend this week. He is a former union "Heavyweight" I say heavy weight because he is podgey around the middle. He was pretty high up at the state level and ran a lot of rallies, not to dissimilar to the Change the Rulers one.
He is an interesting chap and had a lot of stores of the union days gone by and the rallies that he organised and the job sites he shut down. He, in a lot of aspects is very much the same as Alex Jones, the American radio host. He had a character that he played for the masses with his swearing and is threats and generally just acting to fire up the troops so to speak. He wasn't like that at home and he would opine that a lot of the gusto and bluster was hard work because he really didn't believe in the extreme views he was espousing and knew the middle ground was where it needed to be for better long term prospects. I am off on a tangent already. We spoke for hours again this time because I hadn't seen him for many years, I was with him that long that I was getting the text messages from my wife suggesting I hurry up and come home. One story he said was that they successfully got a building site shut down because the sparkies on site wanted a separate fridge for their lunches than the painters. This was a child care site.
One of the things that stuck with me from our conversation was how he lamented how easy it was to organise a rally, a rile up the masses then sit in his office for the next few months to wait to rinse and repeat.
He mentioned about the big march that happened earlier this year and asked me if I have seen anything from anyone to follow that up or to use that momentum for anything positive for any worker anywhere?
I told him of two examples where young friends of my grandsons had just been given pay rises after that had completed further studies, but they are in non-unionised private consulting firm so that was to be expected.
Other than that, nothing. This parade with their flags and their singing, what has it done?
Phil is my idol
Posted 14 September 2018 - 04:06 PM
Something to feel positive and helpful about then
What can possibly go wrong?
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