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Re: Queensland work on Queen's Birthday

Post by jirskyr » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:23 am

All the public holidays in Australia are inconsistent. Queen's Birthday, as you would be aware, isn't actually the Queen's real birthday and not only is it different between NSW and QLD, WA celebrate it in September.

NSW actually cop the short straw on public holidays - we have one less than most regions in the other states. This is because NSW has no equivalent of a "royal show" or "regatta" or "Melbourne Cup" holiday. We have a bank holiday that is only observed in the Finance industry.

Tasmania and Victoria have the best deal overall - they get all the standard public holidays (Labour Day in Tassie is called "8 Hour Day"), but can get one more holiday in addition. In Tassie, some industries also get Easter Tuesday. In Melbourne, they've got both the Melbourne Cup holiday and the holiday attached to the AFL Grand Final weekend (called "Friday before the AFL Grand Final").

It does happen that NSW's Labour Day and NRL GF are the same weekend (intentionally I believe), however Victorians get another Labour Day in March, so they are always ahead.

NSW should, IMO, get Melbourne Cup day, because it is almost as big here as it is down there, and is the other major obvious public break.


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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:26 am

Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:14 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:00 am
happy tiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 9:55 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 9:50 am


Labour day ...

Do you guys still have wacking day ?like on the simpsons where you all gather in the town square with sticks and go and wack cane toads ?
:lol:
Shouldn't you be hunting that black panther that stalking the Blue Mountains ..... :lol:
That’s all BS I reckon !
How long do Panthers live for ?

Seen a few Yetti’s though ...!
Mainly at Katoomba :lol:
Probably just a loose house cat.

Katoomba is a very interesting place, shop there every weekend and it's got a strange duality about it. Get up there early and you see all the tourists and retirees getting out and about and the place is friendly and bustling. Go later afternoon it's a lot quieter and the drug addicts are out and about having woken up from their meth induced comas.
So true !
The winter magic festival is a real eye opener :shock:
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Post by Cultured Bogan » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:36 am

hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:26 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:14 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:00 am
happy tiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 9:55 am


Shouldn't you be hunting that black panther that stalking the Blue Mountains ..... :lol:
That’s all BS I reckon !
How long do Panthers live for ?

Seen a few Yetti’s though ...!
Mainly at Katoomba :lol:
Probably just a loose house cat.

Katoomba is a very interesting place, shop there every weekend and it's got a strange duality about it. Get up there early and you see all the tourists and retirees getting out and about and the place is friendly and bustling. Go later afternoon it's a lot quieter and the drug addicts are out and about having woken up from their meth induced comas.
So true !
The winter magic festival is a real eye opener :shock:
Yeah I avoid that like the plague. Each to their own and all that, not for me though.

Oktoberfest at the Carrington is good though.
It's not cruelty to animals if you inject enough amphetamines.

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Post by Chicken Faced Killa » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:45 am

Don’t Melbourne now have Grand Final Eve as a public holiday the Friday before the AFL grand final?

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Post by jirskyr » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 11:18 am

Chicken Faced Killa wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:45 am
Don’t Melbourne now have Grand Final Eve as a public holiday the Friday before the AFL grand final?
Yes


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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 11:36 am

Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:36 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:26 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:14 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:00 am


That’s all BS I reckon !
How long do Panthers live for ?

Seen a few Yetti’s though ...!
Mainly at Katoomba :lol:
Probably just a loose house cat.

Katoomba is a very interesting place, shop there every weekend and it's got a strange duality about it. Get up there early and you see all the tourists and retirees getting out and about and the place is friendly and bustling. Go later afternoon it's a lot quieter and the drug addicts are out and about having woken up from their meth induced comas.
So true !
The winter magic festival is a real eye opener :shock:
Yeah I avoid that like the plague. Each to their own and all that, not for me though.

Oktoberfest at the Carrington is good though.
What township do you reside in ?
We need mongrel ..
No more plodders !

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:36 pm

hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 11:36 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:36 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:26 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:14 am


Probably just a loose house cat.

Katoomba is a very interesting place, shop there every weekend and it's got a strange duality about it. Get up there early and you see all the tourists and retirees getting out and about and the place is friendly and bustling. Go later afternoon it's a lot quieter and the drug addicts are out and about having woken up from their meth induced comas.
So true !
The winter magic festival is a real eye opener :shock:
Yeah I avoid that like the plague. Each to their own and all that, not for me though.

Oktoberfest at the Carrington is good though.
What township do you reside in ?
Bullaburra.
It's not cruelty to animals if you inject enough amphetamines.

Cuando llegue el día, y estoy parado a las puertas del cielo, será Dios pidiendo mi perdón...

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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:50 pm

Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:36 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 11:36 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:36 am
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:26 am


So true !
The winter magic festival is a real eye opener :shock:
Yeah I avoid that like the plague. Each to their own and all that, not for me though.

Oktoberfest at the Carrington is good though.
What township do you reside in ?
Bullaburra.
I’m at Hazelbrook Village .

Small world !
We need mongrel ..
No more plodders !

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Post by Cultured Bogan » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:53 pm

Ha, there you go. Didn't realise you were in the mountains.
It's not cruelty to animals if you inject enough amphetamines.

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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 1:04 pm

Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:53 pm
Ha, there you go. Didn't realise you were in the mountains.
34 years mate .

Quite often see folks on holiday from Bullaburra at the Hazo shops :lol:
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Post by Cultured Bogan » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 1:18 pm

I suppose it's the closest climate to old blighty that you'll get in NSW haha...
It's not cruelty to animals if you inject enough amphetamines.

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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 1:28 pm

Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 1:18 pm
I suppose it's the closest climate to old blighty that you'll get in NSW haha...
Proper seasons anyway ...
Gods country !
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Post by foreveratiger » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:33 pm

When did the Blue Mountains become part of Queensland? ;) :lol:
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Post by Geo. » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:52 pm

foreveratiger wrote:
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When did the Blue Mountains become part of Queensland? ;) :lol:
Haven't you seen a map..Kempsey Minto Whakatane Hazelbrook Bullaburra...all in QLD...
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Post by foreveratiger » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:55 pm

Geo. wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:52 pm
foreveratiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:33 pm
When did the Blue Mountains become part of Queensland? ;) :lol:
Haven't you seen a map..Kempsey Minto Whakatane Hazelbrook Bullaburra...all in QLD...
Then surely Gladstone must be there :lol:
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Post by Geo. » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:56 pm

foreveratiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:55 pm
Geo. wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:52 pm
foreveratiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:33 pm
When did the Blue Mountains become part of Queensland? ;) :lol:
Haven't you seen a map..Kempsey Minto Whakatane Hazelbrook Bullaburra...all in QLD...
Then surely Gladstone must be there :lol:
It's not the arse end of the world but you can see it from there..
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Post by hobbo » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:59 pm

Geo. wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:52 pm
foreveratiger wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 3:33 pm
When did the Blue Mountains become part of Queensland? ;) :lol:
Haven't you seen a map..Kempsey Minto Whakatane Hazelbrook Bullaburra...all in QLD...
Poor Queensland has always been striving for its own identity...
Couldn’t think of a worse place to live tbh !
Washed out beaches
Cane toads everywhere
And having to suffer crotch rot 365 days a year ( ask happy ).

Queensland ...
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Post by happy tiger » Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:44 pm

hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:50 pm
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 12:36 pm
hobbo wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 11:36 am
Cultured Bogan wrote:
Wed 13 Jun, 2018 10:36 am


Yeah I avoid that like the plague. Each to their own and all that, not for me though.

Oktoberfest at the Carrington is good though.
What township do you reside in ?
Bullaburra.
I’m at Hazelbrook Village .

Small world !
Hazelbrrok Village

Up here that is a retirement home :lol: :lol:

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