Re: Old-Timers need not apply
True. Turn 40 and you become invisible, even to motorcycle outlets where the midlife crisis customers are the best customers. Turn 60 and no employer wants you even though they winge to the government about the need for more skilled labour. This while the excuse for a national gov is busy making education more expensive and lecturing the oldies about working until they drop. The state schools are excellent places to train your kids to be devout materialists if that that's what turns you on. Literacy might be a bit dodgy though.
BTW, all previous commentards forgot the hoop snakes that chase you down hills. Did I mention Aus snakes are the most venomous in the world ? And our spiders do well in the horror stakes. The flesh rotting ones in eastern states are world beaters. The Queensland irukandji jelly fish make the bigger stingers like Portugese Man o' War look anemic. Perth is not boring either, unless you need the nightly shootings that Sydney has. Perth provides as many drugs, drunken hell holes and brothels as any other big city. It does have a working rail system, unlike any other Oz city. However most jobs are in the north west, not Perth. There is this strange belief Perth is isolated, so the bigger companies are run from third world countries like the USA, via a PHB colony in Sydney so expect enlightened management, not.