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With the prime minster and National Cabinet introducing caps on the numbers of Australians returning home and a user pays system for mandatory hotel quarantine for returning Australians from mid July, taxpayers may be relieved that they are off the hook for this particular bill. I believe that the government’s argument of it being “fair” and “you’ve had enough time to get home” is flawed — the circumstances of expats are more nuanced and complex than they would have Australians believe, particularly if repatriating beloved pets is involved. My cat (and consequently me) is stuck in limbo in Vietnam because

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In the 21st century, the workforce of the western world is supposed to be forged around knowledge. You can see this trend very clearly, with the slow, strangled death of manufacturing (despite being propped up by handouts from the government) and the rise and rise of digital work. Who knew coding apps would have been a job five years ago? Ditto social media, and the multitudes of jobs that has been spawned around this hive of industry? The “supply and demand” of knowledge has had a major effect on our workplaces, particularly ones I have found myself in. I think

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And if I had been the lad-in-waiting for so long, I would do exactly the same thing! Ten out of ten for strategy… Sun Tzu would be very proud. Firstly, I would let anyone who thinks they are a potential Liberal Party leader to step up and have a go. You watch them implode. You want them to run out puff before you take up the reins. You don’t want challengers while you are there – you want to eliminate any opposition. Brendan Nelson fancied himself as a bit of a goer, and he went. Watch Malcolm Turnbull disappear very

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