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" 42% of our management team are women. So we've reset the goal to 50% by 2017. Because that's when Westpac becomes 200 years old as an institution - the oldest bank, and indeed the oldest company in Australia. So that's a lovely point to reflect on. "
" A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia. "
" A continuing narrative throughout Australia's history that says it is better to build up than to tear down - this is the continuing mission of Labor. "
" After going to Australia, it's hard to go anywhere after that. I want to move there. I'm obsessed with it. "
" All of my dad's family, his brothers and sisters, my nana and grandad and all of the cousins emigrated to Australia within two years of each other. Irish families are close at the best of times, but when you move to the other side of the world, we were like a big posse over there. "
" A lot of artists get famous overseas first. I don't know what it is here. I have a large underground following in the U.S., but I don't get the airplay as much as I do in, say, Australia. Over there, they can play whatever they like, it seems, but not so much here. "
" A lot of my friends are in Australia, and it's definitely nice to get back there. "
" A lot of people ask me, when I mention I'm from Australia, that I must have been on 'Home And Away,' and I tell them was one of the few who didn't take that route. That's because I auditioned for 'Home And Away,' and I didn't get booked, so you'd call that a knock back. "
" Although my father is English, I was brought up in Australia. "
" Americans are the most generous country on the planet. I've worked in Europe, I've worked in Australia. There is no where else where you get absolutely no attitude for being a foreigner. If you do your job well, they embrace you. "
" And living in Australia I am relatively well off. "
" And then once in Australia, I really hit the weights hard. "
" Another time, we had three days off in Australia, so we went out of our way to fly to Ayres Rock. "
" Anyone who thinks it's smart to cut immigration is sentencing Australia to poverty. "
" Anything to do with any new form of tax, like consumption tax in Japan, carbon tax in Australia, these are big issues that cannot be easily decided. "
" As a Latin musician, I understand that there are so many places where people don't know who I am. My albums never came out in Australia or Japan. "
" As my name might suggest, I'm Jewish. My grandparents were Polish and Russian Jews who came to Australia in the late 1920s, and had they not, we wouldn't be talking now. "
" As nations we should also commit afresh to righting past wrongs. In Australia we began this recently with the first Australians - the oldest continuing culture in human history. On behalf of the Australian Parliament, this year I offered an apology to indigenous Australians for the wrongs they had suffered in the past. "
" At 15 I auditioned for 42nd Street in Australia. Dein Perry was in that show. I actually got the job but I couldn't do it because I was only 15. Legally I needed to have another 15-year-old to cover consecutive nights. "
" At first, I was called a quack, a charlatan, and worse, year after year, in Australia, England and the United States, by men who simply refused to believe that a nurse from 'the bush' could devise a treatment which succeeded where they had failed. "
" Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit. "
" Australia and New Zealand have traditionally shared very close links, yet there are things that set us apart and make us unique - Australia's wildlife experience being one of them. "
" Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres, that project died a death and we didn't get it up, but I still think there's merit in that. "
" Australia has always encouraged the little bloke to have a go, the Aussie battler to get up. "
" Australia has an economic interest in ensuring our cities have 21st century urban rail transport to reduce traffic congestion. "
" Australia has an increasingly multicultural society. "
" Australia has a thing where apparently it's fine for me to dress up as an Asian woman. No one has questioned that. "
" Australia has a very big history of incarceration. What does that mean to us? What does it mean that we came over to a country that's not necessarily ours and filled it with white prisoners? "
" Australia has produced amazing costume designers that are unheralded. "
" Australia has suffered a decade of drought, epic floods, a Category 5 cyclone, and a plague of locusts. But just because Aussies have the biggest carbon footprint in the world, it doesn't mean they're stupid. "
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