This might seem like the easiest part of the Republic, pointing the
way to other real estate on the web with content worth reading. I mean,
I don't have to write much here now, do I? But actually, it's easier
and more beneficial for the Republic to write original content here and
keep your (probably limited) attention in one place rather than direct
you to go to sites far afield with little chance you'll come back.
Start surfing the web -- or in Oz, just surf a wave, I guess
But I'll do the right thing
and recommend a few places anyway. Ironically,
if I pick some of the worst sites I know, you'll have less
respect for my site, but you'll still probably come back
just to flame me. If I recommend world class sites
with brilliant information, you'll bookmark those other
sites, forget who originally told you about them, and
ultimately never come back here. I wouldn't!
Australia is just one giant bureaucracy. Want help
wading through it? This site won't help much except
make you fully aware of how bureaucratic the country has
become. Enjoy and just tell yourself you're in the
Lucky Country if surfing the web site gives you a headache.
Are you 'lucky' enough to have the Australia
Network bundled with your current cable provider? We
are, and we're shocked that this station is the best TV
programming Australia can bundle together on one channel.
I once saw what had to be the lowest budgeted show I've ever
seen. Two young desperate actors were jumping around
pretending there was scenery and props and singing to little
children. This made the low budget American 70's kids
show I saw look like they were done on a Hollywood
Islam has really taken off in multicultural
Australia. Now you can pray to Allah by night
and surf the Aussie waves and pick up the buxom blondes by
day. Good luck trying to juggle those tasks in Mecca
If any of the web site links above aren't
working, don't blame me. They're not my web sites.
Complain instead to your embassy or consulate or respective