Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 18th, 2017

@petercoffee @NFL Oh God, I remember reading about Racter! As an aside, maybe I should’ve become a computational li..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…TE

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@petercoffee @NFL But yet isn’t it wonderful, in its own way?

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@_midofo_ @SenatorLudlam @MarcTennant Oh yes. I’ve heard of this @MarcTennant chap. But I’ll start with some budgeting and logistics first.

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This is wonderful. I’m not a Christian myself, but I understand the concept of pastoral care. Should be more of it. twitter.com/MelissaRusso4N…

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@Mesut_Ausil @paulkidd An ever bigger issue would be the cost of moving the national capital.

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Thanks you to the six people who’ve contributed already. I’ll reply to you all individually tomorrow.

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@CosmicRami I saw that. It’s not such a bad idea. Though perhaps it worked better in video? I dunno.

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paulkidd Reece needs to read section 125 of the Australian Constitution. It’s not possible to move the capital without a nat..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yy

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@_midofo_ @SenatorLudlam Oh that’s right. I’ll have to get my people to call his people.

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I have to wrap this. I’ll do a proper appeal in a week. But meanwhile you can still help. stilgherrian.com/tip/ Baby Jesus will love you.

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@_midofo_ That could work too, though venues are trickier. We can work around this. I’ll set the wheels in motion.

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I’m actually quite open about that, @mongrel43, but the last write-up is slightly out of date. stilgherrian.com/personal/diffe…

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Don’t tell anyone, but the background to the last few years of, er, difficulty has been a fun* blend of fascinating..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…FP

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@_midofo_ Heh. I have to be at a conference on the Gold Coast starting the next day, but that still works.

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Thanks, @joelpmichael. I hope to get Public House Forum episodes in the major cities, and there’s other concept-sta..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xs

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Yes, contributing to the downfall of society is another noble aim. Good thinking. twitter.com/twiddlekins/st…

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I want to do more Public House Forum episodes, and get to Perth. Maybe you mean Sat 15 Jul though? twitter.com/_midofo_/statu…

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The most recent is “The 9pm End of the World, Definitely”, not in the top episode list. stilgherrian.com/edict/00066/ pic.twitter.com/NHkRLGG4gW

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I’d bleat on about personal finances and mental health and the messages I receive through my teeth, but another time.

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.@SoundCloud @spreaker But the real value proposition is that you’ll continue to see me on Twitter if you contribut..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ro

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.@SoundCloud @spreaker I’ve also done things like the “Corrupted Nerds” podcast, currently in hiatus. corruptednerds.com

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OK, so here’s someone with a sense of adventure. “The 9pm Edict” is at stilgherrian.com/category/edict/ and on @SoundCloud a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…y9

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That has got to be the shittiest crowdfunding appeal in history.

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I should probably have written a better sales pitch, but there you have it. It’s been an annoying month, for reasons to be explained later.

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If you’d like to support “The 9pm Edict” podcast, and stuff like me arsing about on Twitter, empty your wallets at stilgherrian.com/tip/.

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I haven’t a done a focused crowdfunding campaign in a while, and the new subscription thing isn’t done yet. But…

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As you my know, some of what I do is audience-supported. “Crowdfunded”, we’re meant to say, as if “subscriptions” never existed.

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Right. Listen up, you lot. I’m going to explain how you can improve the world. Well, a world. My world.

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@lizrtn Oh yeah that one has got to go on the list.

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CaseyBriggs Huge if true twitter.com/rharris334/sta…

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NicholasFryer Do you think he ever worked out that it needs a display of some sort? twitter.com/deejayhodder/s…

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HughRundle Workers tend to be compliant when losing their job means being deported. twitter.com/theage/status/…

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gcluley It’s extraordinary how far Theresa May will go to avoid having to be at that state dinner with Donald Trump…

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@shabda @johncarneyau That’s a good point. The fast follower doesn’t have to spend money discovering the first round of mistakes.

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Ah, this would the US Air Force subtweeting the US Navy, now that we know the carrier task group is faffing around..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vp

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@GreenJ @edhusicMP I’ve read what they say about you on the internet.

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johnb78 What a spectacularly useless cunt Corbyn is twitter.com/Metatone2/stat…

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wintnation The UN sends condolences to a bastard like you

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@BXGD Actually, we haven’t seen any of the detail yet. I don’t know whether we’ll see it before the Budget on 9 May.

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@BXGD Possibly. I haven’t thought it through yet. I don’t understand the balance of forces at play, only that the spin is dodgy.

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@JustJimWillDo That would be @Aiannucci, creator the “The Thick of It” and “Veep” and many more political satires. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armando_I…

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nehadk .@TheNTNews just found their new headline writer. twitter.com/andrewbrownau/…

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TheMediaTweets I’ve just bought some shares in a company that prints lies on the sides of buses.

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caitlinmoran NOT NOW METRO THEY’VE JUST ANNOUNCED A GENERAL ELECTION twitter.com/MetroUK/status…

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Histreepix At Easter, Christians celebrate the day, 400 yrs ago, that Jesus blew the Queen rabbit out of the airlock into space pic.twitter.com/20iTx9cRkW

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NewtonMark There are so many law students that some of them actually _pay_ for free internships. twitter.com/marquelawyers/…

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Listening to @GreenJ and some @edhusicMP bloke talk about 457 visas off the @RNDrive cast of pods. radio.abc.net.au/programitem/pg…

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benfenton This snap election really doesn’t give Vladimir Putin very long to get organised. It really is rather unfair.

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Ned_Donovan A general election you say? pic.twitter.com/A3gTmDuUQn

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Histreepix The Russian Navy in the video to ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’, the second single from their 1989 album ‘Heart of Sto..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6t

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Histreepix Having tried “Brexit means Brexit” May attempts next desperate incantation by clicking heels & wishing, “There’s no..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wr

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NewtonMark Corbyn: “The Labour Party I lead will commit to doing everything Theresa May’s Conservatives will do, only irritatingly.”

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Oh fuck. Tomorrow is a WebEx day.

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Aiannucci I’m adding to the mounting speculation by retweeting this unconfirmed rumour, thus raising it to Near Truth twitter.com/bbclaurak/stat…

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s_bridges Oh well I guess that’s that then twitter.com/theboltreport/…

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BBCBreaking UK PM @theresa_may announces snap general election

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Excellent @onthemedia extra: “How the Press Gets Seduced By War” wnyc.org/story/press-se… Great work, @Bobosphere.

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jamesmassola No sniping? The ultimate listicle of all the times Tony Abbott has defended his legacy. by @KJBar huff.to/2ojBlau

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MarkDiStef Here’s someone from India about the Twitter accounts with thousands of followers pushing out pro-Adani, pro-coal mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…84

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@davispg Oh! Thank you very much. You are more or less a worry at this point, but thank you.

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Reminder: “The subclass 457 visa: a quick guide” by @ParlLibrary is an excellent backgrounder. aph.gov.au/About_Parliame…

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bernietb Apparently I (i) have a @canva account and (ii) have used it once before. To make this. pic.twitter.com/k2qZ2ohUFj

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BIUK The pound is diving on news that Prime Minister May will make a major announcement read.bi/2oHtXqL pic.twitter.com/j9cttOBKn1

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ClimateReality Oh, the irony! This coal museum is now powered by solar – and it’s saving thousands in electricity costs.twitter.com/i/web/status/8…yrm4

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Did @edhusicMP troll @GreenJ as much as he trolls me? I could listen, but they’re both insufferable. Also, quokka a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kl

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/8JF7etTCZP

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@GordyPls I just basically have no life.

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@GordyPls I do like that idea, but no I’m just quick at pushing buttons.

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KKeneally @MarkDiStef What about athletes? I know at least one sport that brought import players in on 457 visas.

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BennettArron The PM is to make a statement on Steps at No.10 at 11.15am. Probably telling us that they are recording a new album.

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GordyPls At this point I’m expecting the headline Latham took all the meth he could afford and did suicide by cop.

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@shaneoneill And your story is typical. I’ve heard it many times. It’ll be interesting to see the reaction to today’s announcement.

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Let’s face it. You just love it when I spend all day tweeting shit instead of “working”. stilgherrian.com/tip/

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In this particular week, I’d prefer PayPal over Stripe, because timelines.

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Later I’ll tweet a semi-passionate plea for you to support my work. Until then, please empty your wallets at stilgherrian.com/tip/.

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@davispg See, there are old things to get angry about. Like boomers. We need to innovate here.

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MrDenmore ………………….’is more a political stunt than serious change’ (insert every policy initiative of Abbott/Tur..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Kj

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@shaneoneill Certainly there are continual rumours to that effect. I haven’t been following this so don’t know any facts.

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But I thought Soapy’s job was forever. It certainly feels like it’s been forever. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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jennylmackinnon Cmon guys meme this baby twitter.com/latest_BBC_inf…

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TheRealPBarry As in, ‘if you do that again Daddy will get REALLY cross’? twitter.com/smh/status/854…

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@shaneoneill They can’t do that. Minimum was $53,900 in July 2014, indexed since. aph.gov.au/About_Parliame…

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JessicaValenti Can you imagine being so stupid that you think this is a real headline? Like, how do you even dress yourself in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Y7

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Right. What else can I be angry about?

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wintnation How much do you want us to believe?

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So guess how Australian businesses get that senior talent until their young folk develop? Your magic numbers are four, five, and seven.

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Here’s the thing. Atlassian spends heaps on recruiting in Australia, but fresh graduates start at the bottom. You also need senior people.

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To be clear, bravo to Atlassian for being such a success. They deserve the praise. But that’s them and now we’re looking ahead.

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When a politician goes on and on about Atlassian, ask them to explain in simple words what their main products do.

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Actually I do know what Turnbull’s point is. Like most politicians, it’s to say “Atlassian! Atlassian!” as often as possible.

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Actually, @Atlassian already runs recruitment drives through Australian universities. Not quite sure what Turnbull’s point is.

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Turnbull can read minds? Couldn’t Mike look for Australians anyway, if he’s that patriot? twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/BO9SK3WfRT

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alliecoyne TL;DR pretty much business as usual for the IT industry re 457 visa overhaul itnews.com.au/news/the-34-te…

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yashar I will never get over the fact that the official White House Snapchat misspelled “education” when posting about the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ti

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Hey everyone! The chocolate ration has been raised to 20 grams per week! twitter.com/henrysherrell/…

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@JohnBirmingham But really, did cyber ever really go away? I’m cybering as we speak!

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“CrowdStrike warns geographic isolation won’t keep threats out of Australia”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/crowds…

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vealmince At what point do you say the government has crossed the line from amusingly incompetent to dangerously stupid? Is now a good time?

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snurbbotinfo Dutton stumbling. Utter moron. Goodbye.

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Now THIS is proper media relations.

What are you wearing, @rpy? twitter.com/rpy/status/854…

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Yeah, a fuckin’ awesome dead cat.

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MarkDiStef Another time, another leader, you just know this would have been framed as an employment tax pic.twitter.com/mAPKkVhEKS

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That said, the 457 visa changes are a glorious dead cat. I’m impressed.

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Yeah you can stop sending me your 457 feels now. Links to facts or STFU.

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SBSComedy Boomer Wondering If You Can Negatively Gear A Nuclear Bomb Shelter
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rpy In all seriousness though I reckon category 131 ‘ICT Support Technicians’ is gonna rumble a few supply panel business models around town

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samanthamaiden 457 visas scrapped here’s how the new visa class compares pic.twitter.com/YWPFRhaZ0C

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rharris334 Here’s 180 jobs that can no longer be worked on a 457 visa. pic.twitter.com/1Met1u9GS4

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Brooks_Rob UW professor: The information war is real, and we’re losing it crwd.fr/2oswPHi pic.twitter.com/RzZiE2DsG3

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Or rather, one in five UK businesses KNOW they suffered a cyber attack. twitter.com/TroelsOerting/…

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.@ParlLibrary Working at @ParlLibrary would be a great job, I reckon.

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As usual, @ParlLibrary had already written an explainer. “The subclass 457 visa: a quick guide” aph.gov.au/About_Parliame…

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@brisvegas1 I don’t know any more than that one comments from someone, but I’d assume it was set by job category and level.

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@anne_clarke @sufiboy @NuclearAnthro @ToryShepherd I thought that too, then someone reminded me they eat crayfish a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sY

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This is an important cyber observation. twitter.com/CyberPrefixerA…

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@brisvegas1 Yep. Also I’ve just learned that the wages of 457 visa workers are set by the government, not an open market.

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wintnation The fall and fall of the people of Melbourne.

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The term “skilled migrant” may explain part of that. twitter.com/henrysherrell/…

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jryderau Copycat twitter.com/Reuters/status…

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“The government sets wages,” you say? Well I suppose that’s one of those “market forces” we keep hearing about. twitter.com/oz_f/status/85…

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SoVeryAwkward Meerkats summoning satan pic.twitter.com/smDaZ6kYTr

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Dog whistle worked then. Extra marks for Turnbull’s media team then. Beers all round tonight. twitter.com/oz_f/status/85…

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oz_f More British + Irish than Indians on 457s as well.

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oz_f “Indians and cooks are most common 457 categories” is a lazy way of reporting the numbers.

More software engineers + developers than cooks.

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Colgo There should be a special class of visa for skilled migrant dancers: the 5678.

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OH, in the street: “Emerging sober. Imagine that.”

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The two streams, then, are thank you for your contribution and welcome to our community, vs yeah you’ve done your j..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ne

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johnb78 It seems likely that the more blue-collar jobs will be knocked off the “four years with PR” stream into the “two year guest worker” one.

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@brisvegas1 That’s labour law, independent of immigration law.

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@damienpbuckley I think your Sarcasmotron 3000 needs adjusting.

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What the Coalition needs is a thorough high colonic.

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Evuflow @stilgherrian the restrictions are already very stringent, difference now is new temp visas have no possibility for..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fN

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Too right. Working in a fast food joint is what Australians are capable of doing. twitter.com/damienpbuckley…

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quintywinties *anything political happens*
Me: pic.twitter.com/qbIfTPhBGd

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purserj So which particular brand of nationalist ranting do you think Turnbull buckled to? pic.twitter.com/YClm83AR5Y

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No, the name Gina 458 has already been reserved for a new range of women’s fragrances. twitter.com/derekbradley/s…

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.@charispalmer This your regular reminder that I’ve muted the hashtag so I don’t have to see all your dipsh..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aJ

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.@charispalmer An “info-lite announcement”, you say? Perception over substance? Nah, that’d never happen. twitter.com/rycrozier/stat…

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.@charispalmer Correct. And where is Turnbull’s greatest threat from within his own party? You join the dots. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Yeah I knew @charispalmer would be digging out some good shit here. twitter.com/charispalmer/s…

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I haven’t forgotten that there are actual problems with the 457 system. My rant is about the timing and the languag..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ht

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GreenJ this phrase has a laser-like focus. with lasers. twitter.com/GrogsGamut/sta…

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GreenJ well yes. twitter.com/WhitfordBradle…

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I really should do some work today. Or you should pay me for this stuff. Yeah, empty your wallet into the tip jar. stilgherrian.com/tip/

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There’s also a bunch of negative shit in the news cycle, from Adani to corruption. Turnbull just threw 457 dead cats on the table.

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Why dog-whistle about Aussie jobs and immigration today? Oh that’s right. Crusader Rabbit is on a media tour right now. It’s very On.

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I’ve seen people tweeting that a review of 457 visas had been in the pipeline. This is true. But the timing of announceables is tactical.

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Providing evidence is much harder. All those annoying facts n’shit. Can’t reveal facts. They’re dangerous.

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It’s easy to wave your hands about perception based on opinion polls and the ranting of crazy old white men in the media.

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Here’s another tell that it’s perception management. The must be “seen to work”, not whether it does or not. twitter.com/hughriminton/s…

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Yep. The issue is “credibility”. It’s about perception. It’s not whether or not 457 visas are providing the skills..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NF

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Wait. To get a 457 worker into Australia you ALREADY have to prove you can’t get Australians with the skills. This..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vc

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Trillburne Evan, I have some bad news about the place you used to work twitter.com/Evan_McMullin/…

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@shyduroff @daviottenheimer “Up and circling” isn’t a known colloquialism (I believe), and “running” is about its f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…J1

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dangolding Shocking absolutely no-one, hot desks result in distrust, fewer friendships, less concentration and privacy. theconversation.com/the-research-o…

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Talking about visas and “social benefits” in the same sentence sounds ominous, given current issues in immigration. twitter.com/David_Speers/s…

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mjpost “There is considerable overlap between the intelligence of the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.” – Yosemite National Park Ranger

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@CosmicRami @NuclearAnthro Exactly. And what happened to the Ancient Egyptians, eh?

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@NuclearAnthro @CosmicRami Yeah well that’s what they’d like you to think. That’s their strategy.

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MarkDiStef .@jacksongs People on 457s:
- Software programmers, 9,111
- GPs and medical officers, 4,300
- Cooks, 4,200
- ICT an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…YW

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When bin chickens detect food, they gather immediately. @NuclearAnthro @ToryShepherd pic.twitter.com/8SOqVmP7rr

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Rashas_Mo The 457 visa is to be replaced by an innovative multi-technology mix including worker to the Node, Visa to the Cabi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RW

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chrisjoregan Haha “there’ll be a better visa, that won’t be called 457” bahahaha

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MarkDiStef To be replaced by… pic.twitter.com/j9M139YDvo

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adamgartrell Where have we heard that rhetoric before? twitter.com/swrightwestoz/…

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adamgartrell Conveniently just before one of his MPs is due to appear in front of a corruption hearing twitter.com/thepmo/status/…

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MarkDiStef As of March 2016, there were more than 415,000 workers with valid 457 visas to Australia. More than 170,000 in the country working.

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MarkDiStef Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces Australia is abolishing temporary visas for foreign workers pic.twitter.com/V1YziljuWj

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kcarruthers They’re right twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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rharris334 PM @TurnbullMalcolm to abolish 457 visas facebook.com/malcolmturnbul…

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Don’t worry, folks. The Doomsday Plane is up and running. twitter.com/usaircraftspot…

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@DavidFeng @rajtoday Ah well you see… and hold on because this may come as a shock… but there is a world outside twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NDBFA3

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Will this Sino-Indian rivalry never end? @DavidFeng @rajtoday twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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PersianRose1 A urinal in a bar in Barcelona. @POTUS pic.twitter.com/iabC7svalN

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rcraigwhite How do I get the infosec people to follow me in addition to the natsec? I already have Taylor Swift in my profile photo

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wintnation I enjoyed attending the High Court

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nktpnd Left: State Department

Right: White House

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I don’t think “hands down” is the most accurate description. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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offbeatoliv If you want happy go to Instagram. This is Twitter motherfuckers.

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@DavidFeng I don’t know what you’re putting into your tea these days, but you should probably stop.

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@DavidFeng THEN HURRY UP AND GET ME TO CHINA.

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@DavidFeng Look that sounds like as good a place as any.

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@nextstnchina Hahaha! I was just typing a tweet referencing your “sanity”. At least we’re both on the same page.

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This man is clearly insane, but if you’re into trains, or China, or you’re just a bit obsessive, then..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…s4

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NatGeo Meet the ghost shark—a dead-eyed, wing-finned fish with a retractable sex organ on its headon.natgeo.com/2oGcWwWy

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figgled It’s kinda fucked that musicians eat sandwiches by placing them inside trombones and honking them into each other’s mouths

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Also, I really need to get the shopping done today. There’s nothing in the fridge except a bottle of absinthe and a cold compress gel pack.

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YES OF COURSE I’M GOING TO START GETTING SOME WORK DONE SOON.

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ChipRolley Was it that it felt repetitive? twitter.com/slate/status/8…

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@trentyarwood Sir, when it comes to posting crap on Twitter, I am a professional.

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@Tim_Beshara Yep, Tim, this is pretty much how it is. Been there, done that. Hope it goes well for you now.

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voltagex My favourite part of following Australian celebrities is watching them struggling with Telstra like everyone else

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mattcdef2000 If only there was a… you know… central bank type of thingy who could do something about it!!!… twitter.com/BloombergAU/st…

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“Nuclear war has become thinkable again – we need a reminder of what it means”, write@paulmasonnewswtheguardian.com/commentisfree/…b6

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wintnation Clive Palmer has come out swinging at the AEC, accusing them of conspiring to piss on grumpy cat

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jonkudelka Me to kids: the era of strategic patience is over, kids
Kids: [continue to ignore me]

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Given the news, I think it’s time to repeat my series of “Tony Ate at Eight” tweets.

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@alexkidman @jendudley @csimps0n Well you’ve got to admit, it’s an option.

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“‘Horrible’ Easter egg hunt leaves children in tears in Geelong” smh.com.au/victoria/horri… Yeah, ‘cos they were told it was in St Kilda.

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ProfJeffJarviss Trump Administration Refusing To Disclose Names Of White House Diamond Elite Members theonion.com/article/trump-… via @TheOnion

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz Yeah, but only after the speech and applause, when the coke and hookers arrive.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz Surely it’s to craft a series of talking points that deliver a bump in the polls.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s not usually considered to be a good sign, no. Have you been, say, listening to Mark Latham?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz Sorry, do you think that’s some sort of KPI?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz For a moment I read “1B” as “one billion” and had giant bubble images.

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Mir was awesome and taught us many good things. Like space stations get mouldy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mir..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Te

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Tue plan, supplemental: Wasting time was always on the plan for today.

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Tue plan: Waste time tweeting shit (in progress!); sort out loose ends on various client projects; shopping, Katoomba; read a policy.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz Let’s just think about the proposal currently before us: “Scott Morrison has the answ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…lE

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@SnarkyPlatypus @redrabbleroz The only solution to this bubble is to lance it like a boil. It won’t be pretty, and..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fx

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I know that all right-thinking people will agree with me.

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Personally, I think the entire podcast series is offensive and should be banned, if not erased from the Earth…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…A4

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Popehat /6 Please note I’m not saying all alt-righters are Nazis. Most lack the fashion sense or discipline.

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riskybusiness Our threat intel cyber APT disruption hunt team worked VERY hard on this.

The Risky.Biz quartered r..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zH

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jayrosen_nyu An incredible fact. twitter.com/KatyTurNBC/sta…

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But wait. Why is the black-on-white text on the strap sharper than all the other on-screen text? Still a nice joke,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…X8

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justinhendrix This, by @McJesse, is both hilarious and tragic, and somehow perfectly captures this unique moment in human history. pic.twitter.com/SDIdO3SXSQ

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@MargotSaville Most things you don’t want me to be right about, though.

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jeamland Pretty sure this one is a guest post by @DaisyCousens. twitter.com/wintnation/sta…

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NickatFP CNBC caption guy not leaving this one to chance pic.twitter.com/prgpIpCZqj

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wintnation doctor i can say with absolute certainty that you do not grasp the enormity of who it is you are dealing with.

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wintnation yeah thats right babe… im in charge of this country

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MelissaJPeltier Sometimes Breaking News comes at exactly the perfect moment: pic.twitter.com/0SNczBHCzU

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A date with this guy would be truly a fabulous night out. twitter.com/NickEvershed/s…

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Well we’re also waiting for you to prove you’re NOT really Taylor Swift. @jpwarren @SwiftOnSecurity twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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Matt_Cagle Mark Zuckerberg can meticulously craft his public image because he has control over info about himself.

We have a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9R

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Reality: Strap a lunchbox over your face and waggle your head, looking like a goose, while the bartender waits to s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2Z

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So… so the dude in the dolphin onesie. I don’t suppose you’ve got his numbertwitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…SQ

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GossiTheDog Webinar on why breaches happen, I could see the browser agent headers on attendees. Almost everybody: old, unsupported browser or OS.

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Tuesday. There’s still that odd rattling noise, but you can probably jam some paper in there to make it quieter. Tuesday.

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