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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Calfium Jay » Mon May 20, 2019 12:24 am

Why are you winking?


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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Calfium Jay » Mon May 20, 2019 12:29 am

"We make up around 1.3% of all global emissions. We could shut down ALL industry in Australia - TWICE - and it would not make one iota of difference to average global temperatures". - Alan Finkel, Chief Scientist Australia

So much for your "Election of climate change, Bill". The public have spoken.

Oh, the ASX is up a massive 110 points today.

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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by hellboy » Mon May 20, 2019 12:48 am

It's not about the impact our country can make as in individual, more about being part of a responsible global community. We could be leaders in this area, embrace the technological advances and safeguard our economy for future generations.

Or we can keep digging up rocks and burning them until it runs out.

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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Mon May 20, 2019 3:13 am

Had a few days to mull over the results and the main reason to me why the ALP lost was anyone over 50 who was thinking about their retirement and their parents nest egg would have been worried about Labor's new taxes. Bowen stupidly even goaded them into not voting for Labor by saying 'If you don't like our policies don't vote for us' and well, they didn't.

It's human nature to vote with your hip pocket, especially coming up to your 'golden years'.

Climate/energy policy I don't think had any major impact on this election, it was Labor pissing off older voters.

As to the polls and how wrong they were well, lol. That is a massive can of worms as you can't point to them anymore as to how a party is or is not going.

Still feel there is much needed reform on how trusts are taxed and how property is treated more of an investment then a primary place of residence.
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Mon May 20, 2019 3:58 am

Considering how passionately you were championing LNP this election hats off to ya for such a level headed comment mate. I have some very left centric friends on social media and fuck me are they carrying on.

Something that gave me some hope today was a local MP up my way Warren entsch was a big influence getting change for gay marriage in the Senate. This will be his last term before retirement and he's saying he wants his last legacy to be a battle against plastic. While it's fucked we are going to continue burning the shit out of coal and denying climate change for a few more years, at least there's someone down there with some pull, championing the need to reduce plastic
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Mon May 20, 2019 5:40 am

Busty McCracken wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 3:58 am
Considering how passionately you were championing LNP
Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Mon May 20, 2019 3:09 pm

Well I couldn't make my compliment to soppy now could I . Had to Chuck in a smartarse comment somewhere
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Tue May 21, 2019 11:02 pm

https://www.smh.com.au/business/banking ... 51q00.html
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has highlighted the "social responsibility" of banks to lend money as he backed a plan by the financial regulator that will lift the maximum amount of money a home buyer can borrow.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by liz » Wed May 22, 2019 2:41 am

tys0n wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 11:02 pm
https://www.smh.com.au/business/banking ... 51q00.html
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has highlighted the "social responsibility" of banks to lend money as he backed a plan by the financial regulator that will lift the maximum amount of money a home buyer can borrow.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Your gunna reap what you sow you fucking CLOWNS
Home lending has been extremely restrictive in recent times. A friend who has just gone through the process has told of the minutia they check on including subscriptions to streaming services (so they'd do well to take a leaf from your book I gather and mine truth be told).

They have raised interest rates and tightened up on investment lending too. In terms of giving home buyers a good run at the market I think interest only loans are where they need to focus(ie restrict them) although with Sydney and Melbourne markets you'd be crazy to bank on capital gains.
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Wed May 22, 2019 3:47 am

Cost of living is the absolute most scrutinised item in home lending at the moment and foreseeable future.. for a very long time the minimum living index was used which was a figure used based on your income against your circumstances Eg , are you single or married + any dependants .

These days every applicant is treated different to the last and the shorter your servicing margin for a loan the more scrutinised you will be. Calculator goes like this:

Income
Less debts and cost of living
Equals = tiny surplus. Expect a fine tooth comb through all of your transactions

Income
Less debts and cost of living
Equals Large surplus: either be able to demonstrate where that surplus is going each month (eg savings , paying over your current loans minimum repayment) or once again expect fine tooth comb
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Tue May 28, 2019 3:45 pm

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Re: Australian politics thread

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HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA...

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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Calfium Jay » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:46 pm

Keneally, Shorten and Bowen on the front bench.


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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:57 pm

Ahahahahahaha Israel folaus go fund me page has Been taken down! Suck it
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:09 pm

Hearing that 8 Australian children have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and brought home warmed my heart.

No political grandstanding involved, the government just got the job done.

No child should suffer for the sins of their father (or mother).
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by liz » Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:11 pm

tys0n wrote:
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:09 pm
Hearing that 8 Australian children have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and brought home warmed my heart.

No political grandstanding involved, the government just got the job done.

No child should suffer for the sins of their father (or mother).
I agree although I do think that the the media involvement in this case, and a tenacious grandmother, applied pressure that pushed things along more quickly and positively than may have happened otherwise.

Our track record for helping Aussies abroad is not always stellar.
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:11 pm

YEWL $1080!

Hookers and blow!

How good are tax cuts!
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:55 pm

What's the go, basically once ya do ya tax return they just credit it separately as $1080?
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by liz » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:19 pm

Your tax return will determine your eligibility for it. You will get your normal refund plus this all in one payment I presume.
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:26 pm

Busty McCracken wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:55 pm
What's the go, basically once ya do ya tax return they just credit it separately as $1080?

Yeah nah, it comes off the tax you owe or it's add to the tax you'll be refunded.

If you earned:

Under $37,000 – you will get $255 back.

Between $37,000 and $48,000 – $255 back plus 7.5% of what is over $37,000 (so that’s between $255 and $1,080).

Between $48,000 and $90,000 – $1,080 back, flat. No calculations needed.

Between $90,000 and $126,000 – $1,080 back but minus 3% of what is over $90,000 (so between $1,080 and $0).

Over $126,000 – zero.


So it looks like Hellboy the fat cat gets nada
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by hellboy » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:48 pm

Sadly you over estimate South Aussie wages. $1080 is ok though, but it's small penance for fucking over the environment and future generations.

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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:54 pm

I mean all the fat stacks running this site brings in.
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:49 pm

I thought it's capped at $90K from what I'd seen as stage one or something?
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by tys0n » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:02 pm

I listed the cut offs busty, geez
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Re: Australian politics thread

Post by Busty McCracken » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:41 pm

The way I read it, youre saying folks who earn over $90K still get $1080 less 3% off what's over that amount. What I'm asking is, I thought I'd read this stage one roll out was limited to earnings up to $90K. E.g. if someone earns say $91K they aint getting shit until stage two roll out in 2022 or something?
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