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:
Marriyum said that Pakistan was a lucky country in the sense that it had a very dynamic civil society and the fundamental and constitutional right of freedom of expression was well protected.
Divock is a good player, big potential, Belgium is obviously a lucky country with a big number of strikers, eh?
As for jobs, like the rest of the world we have unemployment issues, social issues, lack of housing but overall we still live in the lucky country.
But in the eyes of a European Union agonising over the greatest migration crisis in a century, Australia remains the wealthy, lucky country that boasts of wide open spaces, a relatively small, ageing population, a robust economy, single-digit unemployment -- and sends back the boats of desperate refugees.
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.
He said that Pakistan is a lucky country as its more than 60 percent population comprises youth.
Turkey might be considered a lucky country compared to these countries, but let me remind that in OECD countries, the average rate of unemployment is rather low, at 7.
If we want to continue to be the lucky country, we need science literacy throughout our society.
All eyes should now be starred towards Addis Ababa, because that is where the salvation of South Sudan is going to come from, if at all, it is to remain a lucky country in the world.