In the song, the character Derek (who is featured in the story line of Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)) attempts to convince his father, Arthur, of the great opportunities available in Australia, where there's "no drug addiction" and you can "surf like they do in the U.S.A." Derek's advertisement is compared to John Smith, who campaigned for America in a similar manner, by author Thomas Kitts.
The song also features a jam sequence lasting for approximately half the song, which is atypical for The Kinks. In the Australian single edit, this section is removed by editing an earlier section of the song into another section during a drum beat, which is then followed by a fade-out.
It has featured in a wide variety of Australian press and online media, including mining forums, and continues to garner attention due to its controversial and provocative message. Music press have hailed the song as one of the great contemporary Australian protest songs. The Melbourne Age went as far as to say that Midnight Oil's 'Blue Sky Mine' has nothing on 'Australia (Whore of the World)'.
The Song has been banned by ABC Local Radio Southern Queensland (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) as being too provocative for a conservative audience. ABC Southern Queensland encompasses the Toowoomba and Darling Downs region which is the region where Gordon hails from originally and where he has performed the song at a number of anti-mining rallies. The song has however received airplay in other parts of Australia from the ABC, and has been showcased on the national flagship ABC Environment website. As of May 2011, Gordon is contesting the Toowoomba ruling with the case currently before the independent ABC Consumer and Audience review board.
Sessions, who was a frequent target of Trump’s mockery for much of his tenure, spoke at a previously-planned event, but he pointed out that it took place a day after the Post had published transcripts of phone conversations between Trump and the leaders of Australia and Mexico that January.
At that price, the Mi 11 Ultra is more expensive than the Samsung GalaxyS21 Ultra or iPhone 12 Pro Max - well, in the UK at least, but in Australia it's cheaper than those phones, and the overall price conversion is definitely in Australia's favor ... Our biggest issue, though, is with the phone's rear display.
In Australia, cities and agriculture already account for more than half of the country's land use ... "Thanks to thousands of people across Australia recording frogs on their mobile phones using the FrogID app, we had access to a huge number of frog observations," study UNSW co-author and lead scientist of FrogID, Dr.
Apple AirTags reviewApple AirTags might have a major flawApple AirTags will, sort of, work with Android phones ...Australia's Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has actively been campaigning for greater safety measures and awareness around button-cell batteries for several years.
“I tried with only about just AU$500 to see how it worked, and to see if I can withdraw it instantly,” says Robert*, a former BitConnect enthusiast, over the phone from Australia... was arrested in Australia in November 2020 for allegedly promoting the cryptocurrency.
NathanMatlock and Emma Johnson from Marque Lawyers* explain why, and what that might mean for Australia... it is 2030, a small app developer creates an app that detects smells through your phone ... Google relied on “fair use” (a legal doctrine that does not exist in Australia) as its defence.
The offence of using a phone or internet service to make a threat. The Criminal CodeAct1995 (Cth) contains offences relating to making threats by a ‘carriage service’, such as over the phone or internet. The Act applies throughout Australia. Using a phone or internet service to threaten serious harm.
"Among my patients, requests for major augmentations are very, very rare," she said in a phone interview ... that of natural-looking bosoms," said GemmaSharp, a clinical psychologist and senior research fellow at Australia's MonashAlfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc), in a phone interview.
“Police will typically, where they consider that the phone might contain relevant information, simply download the entire phone and then review the material at their leisure,” Andrew Tiedt, criminal lawyer and director at J SuttonAssociates told GuardianAustralia.
Australia received its first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines in mid-February and has begun the mammoth task of immunising every willing adult in the country ... From Monday 3 May, vaccination clinics around Australia will be open to all Australians over 50, with GP bookings for this demographic coming online in the following weeks.
She's been living in Australia for the past eight months while filming Marvel's upcoming blockbuster Thor...Natalie also joined for the outing by her mother Shelley, who recently jetted to Australia from the US with Natalie's father Avner ... Natalie paid for the crumpet with her mobile phone rather than cash.
2021-04-30 0 9a83ea3b2805adb41e1c26538e38ec81 2 WorldAustralia,doctor,COVID-19,aid,IndianFree. Living half a world away from Covid-stricken Indian relatives, Sydney doctor Yadu Singh has beat back his frustration at being unable to help by providing lifesaving medical guidance via phone, text and video chat.