In Surfers Paradise Australia there is an association of bikini-clad

In Surfers Paradise Australia there is an association of bikini-clad

in Surfers Paradise Australia, there is an association of bikini-clad meter maids who will top off your parking meter to prevent you from getting a parking ticket! Surfers Paradise Meter Maids are Australian, bikini-clad meter maids in Surfers Paradise — a surfing, entertainment and tourism centre on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Rather than issuing parking tickets […]

You'll face a fine if you dont vote in Australia

You’ll face a fine if you dont vote in Australia

Australia enforces compulsory voting. Compulsory voting at referendums was considered when a referendum was proposed in 1915, but, as the referendum was never held, the idea was put on hold. The immediate impetus for compulsory voting at the federal level was the low voter turnout (59.38 percent) at the 1922 federal election. However, compulsory voting was not on the […]

UK has bigger population than Australia Canada New Zealand combined

The UK has a bigger population than the combination of Australia

The UK has a bigger population than the combination of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, despite being less than 2% of their total size (by area) “The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ISO standard ISO 3166-1. The list also includes but does not rank unrecognized but de facto independent countries. The figures […]

In Australia 4,000 people once rioted because a pub closed

In Australia 4,000 people once rioted because a pub closed

In Australia 4,000 people once rioted because a pub closed Twenty-five years after the infamous Newcastle riot, many are still wondering who was to blame, writes John Huxley.The trouble started just after 10pm when, to scattered cries of “kill the pigs”, an angry, alcohol-fuelled crowd started pouring out of the pub and on to the street […]