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Oh Super Netball has a 2-point shot now, I must watch. Said no-one ever!
Stuff · 24 June, 2020

Oh Super Netball has a 2-point shot now, I must watch. Said no-one ever!

With no netball, not even signing news, netball twitter has been pretty quiet in recent months, until yesterday when it went off like a firecracker with the decree when after not tweeting for a month, @9Netball dropped the 2-point shot change.
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Twitter - Not an echo chamber
NBN · 17 June, 2020

Twitter - Not an echo chamber

It always starts with a tweet, always! As with many things on twitter, a random conversation can turn into all sorts of things and one evening a discussion between @Info_Aus, @slsandpet and I in regard to a very interesting thesis turned into something we all wanted to read. Though at nearly 400 [...]
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Dr Sally
Queensland grew up on the weekend, but racists gotta racist ☹
Politics · 10 June, 2020

Queensland grew up on the weekend, but racists gotta racist ☹

If you are of a certain age, let’s say over 50 and grew up in Queensland, you grew up under the Joh Bjelke-Petersen era and if you don’t know what those years were like, you just can’t appreciate what we saw on the weekend with the #BlackLivesMatter protests.
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WOAH! People we have a JobKeeper, but is it really?
Politics · 31 March, 2020

WOAH! People we have a JobKeeper, but is it really?

I am really happy that the government has finally done something more than just bail out Qantas, and I hope this JobKeeper will actually help many employees who have been sacked or are in terror of losing their jobs and of course those businesses which this may help survive, or at least be able to [...]
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Give yourself the gift of 'doing a Morrison' for Christmas
Stuff · 22 December, 2019

Give yourself the gift of 'doing a Morrison' for Christmas

Aloha! The last 4am brain dump straight to keyboard rant for the year for me. Reflections of the year, lovely feel-good Christmas spirit type pieces seem to be the go, so I thought, hell, yeah! I can do a pontificating Christmas thing too 😉 So let’s do this… Christmas! That [...]
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Never too old to learn a new sport, even as a spectator 😉
Stuff · 17 November, 2019

Never too old to learn a new sport, even as a spectator 😉

Did you know we had a National Women’s Ice Hockey competition in Australia? I didn’t, well, I didn’t until a few weeks ago. As a proponent of women’s sport in this country, have to admit, I was pretty disappointed with myself. Then again, I didn’t even know we had any sort of national comp [...]
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The 2 point shot idea in Netball? Get in the bin!
· 26 September, 2019

The 2 point shot idea in Netball? Get in the bin!

The 2 point shot is back again, like a bad smell it just won’t go away UGH! We just had a great season of Suncorp Super Netball, we are now in the phase where the post-mortems are done on how the season went, what needs to be improved, changed, what we can do better etc., and the survey has gone out. [...]
Noely Neate
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Netball fans are here if you need
Stuff · 27 May, 2019

Netball fans are here if you need

Women’s Sport in Australia is finally coming into some prominence. From Matildas to ALFW, everyone is getting regular mentions in our newspapers and in sports reports on the telly – not as much as we would like obviously and still not even close to the prominence of men’s sport but getting there [...]
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Slow clap Australia
Politics · 19 May, 2019

Slow clap Australia

Look, I hate to say I told you so, I wanted to be wrong, but… I wrote this back on the 28th of April, “Will the Coalition lose after all” where I discussed the full deck of odious right wing parties on the ballots in Queensland and their preference flows. It was not pretty and is even uglier this [...]
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