Lucky Country

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Lucky Country

n
slang Austral a jocular name for Australia
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In her 2013 poem, NZ, the Lucky Country, she writes:
The Lucky Country did not have a lucky currency in 2015
Petty's contribution on day three encapsulates an attitude similar to Horne's famous (and almost exactly contemporaneous) attack on the Lucky Country as 'run mainly by second rate people who share its luck.
He said Pakistan is the lucky country where not only first line but 2nd line ARV medicines are available.
If we want to continue to be the lucky country, we need science literacy throughout our society.
Consumers will then be directed to compete in a Facebook Football game application as part of Huawei's fun and interactive competition in order to become the lucky country winner.
From today, corporations such as Vodafone, Mercedes and Qantas will host more than 3,000 guests a day in 'executive' areas immediately above the team garages, an indication that economic recession continues to give the Lucky Country an especially wide berth.
A tacit point that children might explore further is the fact that these are not people living in the third world; they live in Australia, the country that we have ourselves described as The Lucky Country.
But whilst Kelly and son fought hard intellectually for the free trade side of the cause (Bert as a lone voice in the Fraser Coalition Government), it took three visionaries of the labour movement to open Australia up and lock in the economic prosperity that the lucky country experiences today.
The Australian-ness of this environmental education story is framed between the school's focus on sustainability education and shared responsibility among the whole school community, and the lucky country mentality and reliance on natural resources by most of the families whose children attend the school.
27 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh wants everyone to know that Australia is not the lucky country for everyone, and is urging people to acknowledge international Rare Disease Day tomorrow.
This is the man whose knuckles go white on his stubbie-holder when the foreign hordes descend on the lucky country for the Melbourne Cup, the Alf Garnett of the mounting yard.