The Great Australian Famine 2021

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  1. heartastack

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    yes, ammo sales have been suspended. happened quite a few weeks ago. only those with occupational needs are allowed to get it and they must show reason.

    quite totalitarian isn't it. i bet they take their sweet time opening ammo sales back up and it will be under tighter restrictions no doubt. don't let a good manufactured crisis go to waste.
     
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    And yet gang shootings are still regularly reported. One 40 foot container slipping through the docks from Vietnam/China will have the whole black market supplied. The government really just sucks at everything.
    The 'wharfies' are about as corrupt as a union can get.

    And all those 'billion dollar drug busts' being reported? Last I checked the price of drugs never changed - probably the only thing getting cheaper.
     
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    Situations can change quickly.
    Growing food takes time.
    Continuity in harvesting food takes knowledge, time and space.;):)
     
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    I guess people will have to start getting good at it as the alternative would be no food on the table (assuming at this point social security/services have broken down due to its inability to fund it and charities being too far too few).

    Its the same idea that people will have to look into starting victory gardens again otherwise, no food on the table.
     
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    There are around 5 million people in both Sydney and Melbourne each.


    Most of our food production is Money and Petrochemical dependant.

    10 million people in a small space can't live off rabits.
     
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    Dang, I thought we could get 10 more pages out of the rabbits :(
     
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    On my mothers farm during a rabbit plague many years ago,I swear if you were playing cricket you had a good chance of hitting a rabbit while swinging for the ball lol

    In all seriousness if your in the right area they are pretty easy to catch. not very good for us Qlders on this side of the rabbit fence though, we might have to eat the neighbors cat lol
     
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    My current green leaves are beetroot, silverbeet and rocket. Easy to grow and east to eat. :)
     
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    Bin Chickens anyone.

    On a serious note has anyone eaten one of these?
     
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    Eaten one? :eek::D Na.
    I've got some great footage of a Freshwater Spiky Crayfish getting eaten by a Bin Chicken.
    I placed a game trail camera in a creek-line, the Bin Chicken nearly choked on the spiky cray.:p:D
     
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    PM, if you like the beetroot leaves and silver beet, I reckon you'd like radicchio, not the one they sell in the shops but a variety that's more like Cos lettuce.
    The variety grown here has nice green leaves during spring summer autumn, the leaves tend to flatten out during winter and they heart up a bit like the traditional Palla rossa variety.
    The best thing about radicchio / chicory is it's drought proof once established; if gets good rain, it will spring back to life like "magic".:cool:

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    PS If you get the chance next summer, try growing some of the white sweet potatoes for the new green shoots, they make a tasty salad that would go great with your beetroot tops and silverbeet. :)
     
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