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Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Wedgie » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:09 pm

And the winner is ....................... Brisbane!!!! :D
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby heater31 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:13 pm

Queensland voters are going to turn on the government when they realise how much money this is going to cost them!
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Wedgie » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:17 pm

heater31 wrote:Queensland voters are going to turn on the government when they realise how much money this is going to cost them!

Initial figures are its going to cost them 5 billion and benefits to the state will be 8 billion (17 billion nationally).
If it only costs them 5 bill in today's figures then they're laughing.
Who cares anyway, there's only possible financial benefit for SA.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby RB » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:19 pm

Do we get the soccer in Adelaide again?
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Jim05 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:44 pm

Wedgie wrote:
heater31 wrote:Queensland voters are going to turn on the government when they realise how much money this is going to cost them!

Initial figures are its going to cost them 5 billion and benefits to the state will be 8 billion (17 billion nationally).
If it only costs them 5 bill in today's figures then they're laughing.
Who cares anyway, there's only possible financial benefit for SA.
Didn’t Sydney cost $6bn all those years ago and these clowns think they can spend $5bn for something that won’t be started for 5 years or so?
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Booney » Wed Jul 21, 2021 7:50 pm

11 years to get Gold Coast a premiership.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby DOC » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:07 pm

Not if they get a 10 game and 10 goal head start.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby gadj1976 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:13 pm

Wedgie wrote:
heater31 wrote:Queensland voters are going to turn on the government when they realise how much money this is going to cost them!

Initial figures are its going to cost them 5 billion and benefits to the state will be 8 billion (17 billion nationally).
If it only costs them 5 bill in today's figures then they're laughing.
Who cares anyway, there's only possible financial benefit for SA.


Being in projects, I love these estimates. We both know that 5bill is a guestimate. It'll blow out and cost more plus extend over due delivery date. They'd be lucky to get away with 10bill.

As far as the benefits are concerned, I still don't understand how they measure them. Unless it improves between now and then I feel that they are a guestimate as well.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby gadj1976 » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:17 pm

Jim05 wrote:
Wedgie wrote:
heater31 wrote:Queensland voters are going to turn on the government when they realise how much money this is going to cost them!

Initial figures are its going to cost them 5 billion and benefits to the state will be 8 billion (17 billion nationally).
If it only costs them 5 bill in today's figures then they're laughing.
Who cares anyway, there's only possible financial benefit for SA.
Didn’t Sydney cost $6bn all those years ago and these clowns think they can spend $5bn for something that won’t be started for 5 years or so?


Ha, my point exactly Jim!
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Wedgie » Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:41 pm

Whilst I agree it will blow out 84% of the infrastructure is there already and a lot of the rest such as roads and transport had been budgeted for no matter if they got the Olympics or not.
Anyway, I don't care, I loved the Sydney Olympics and hope I'll still be alive in 2032 to experience another games in Australia. :D
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Psyber » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:45 pm

If the predictions about rising water levels due to global warming are right this Olympic Games may be totally devoted to water sports! ;)
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Vamos » Sat Feb 05, 2022 11:11 pm

Could be up to booster shot number 38 by the time this starts.
Whoops, there goes another year. Whoops, there goes another pint of beer.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Thu Nov 10, 2022 1:51 pm

Former Olympic swimmer Scott Miller will spend at least three years in jail for playing the central role in a NSW drug ring.
The 47-year-old butterfly star was sentenced in the Downing Centre District Court to a jail term of five years and six months, with a non-parole period of three years - to be served from the date of his arrest in February 2021.
Miller has been in custody since pleading guilty to supplying a large commercial quantity of methamphetamine, supplying a commercial quantity of heroin, participating in a criminal group and dealing with the proceeds of crime.
Judge Penelope Hock said Miller's limited criminal history was consistent with someone who had a drug addiction.
"He was raised in a loving and supportive family environment, however at the age of 15 he was selected the attend the AIS in Canberra and it was there his mental health problems commenced," she said.
Miller won silver at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, saying he was "devastated" at not winning gold.
Miller was arrested on February 16, 2021 after an extensive police investigation pinned him at the centre of a criminal group.
Police tracked his movements over several days, monitoring him with tracking devices in his car.
In January 2021, he met up with an unidentified individual who placed a bag of candles containing $2 million worth of methamphetamine in his car.
Miller then hid the bag in a concealed compartment in his car before driving with his co-accused Wayne Allan Johnson to Yass.
In Yass the pair met up with two other co-accused, Justin Szabolics and Lucas Peak at a motel.
There, the car was driven by Szabolics and Peak to Albury before the two dumped the candles and the car after a pursuit by police.
After finding the candles, police arrested and charged all four men.
Upon his arrest, police found heroin, cash and mobile phones in Miller's cupboard.
Miller will be eligible for parole in February 2024.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Trader » Thu Nov 10, 2022 3:15 pm

PatowalongaPirate wrote:Former Olympic swimmer Scott Miller

Not to be confused with old mate Scott Muller; can't bat, can't bowl, can't throw.
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Corona Man » Fri Nov 11, 2022 6:33 pm

Trader wrote:
PatowalongaPirate wrote:Former Olympic swimmer Scott Miller

Not to be confused with old mate Scott Muller; can't bat, can't bowl, can't throw.

Can’t swim?
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Re: Brisbane Olympics 2032

Postby Lightning McQueen » Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:36 pm

Corona Man wrote:
Trader wrote:
PatowalongaPirate wrote:Former Olympic swimmer Scott Miller

Not to be confused with old mate Scott Muller; can't bat, can't bowl, can't throw.

Can’t swim?

Can't traffic
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