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Member Since 26/08/2011
Last Seen 05/05/2021
Location Brisbane

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My youngest was 14 or 15 when I started paying pocket money by automatic bank transfer. The transfers take place on a Friday, the same day...
29/04/2021 - 19:41
> How hard is it to close the account once i get the $40? Can it done be online? It appears you have to ring them, or you can turn up at a...
29/04/2021 - 01:14
> afik they require you to pick up the debit card in branch at least for the first time. Not all banks require that, I joined RACQ bank...
29/04/2021 - 00:59
I'm now wondering if child accounts can be fully opened online, or whether you'll need to visit a branch. For adults, I believe most types...
28/04/2021 - 21:05
I've read some of the terms and conditions. Children 13 and older can open an account in their own names, provided they can show a birth...
28/04/2021 - 19:08
No, but you can open accounts for your children and partner, and get more bonuses that way.
28/04/2021 - 01:05
I just use StGeorge's email alerts for deposits, withdrawals (including BPay) and low-balance alerts. Never had one of those go missing. I...
27/04/2021 - 15:43
StGeorge has a small benefits program: https://www.stgeorge.com.au/online-services/my-offers-hub As you're in QLD, perhaps the Suncorp...
27/04/2021 - 15:39
Other than NAB, none of those have easily accessible branches that you can walk into, to sort something out. I believe Commonwealth Bank...
27/04/2021 - 13:01
$40 Bonus for New 'Complete Freedom' Accounts ($500 Deposit Required, New Customers, No Monthly Fee) @ St Georges/BoM/BankSA
Just got an email from St George, saying they have removed the $5/month fee if you don't deposit $2k/month. So now it's a completely free...
27/04/2021 - 12:51
As you often want extra light from the camera, e.g. flash fill, it would make more sense to make them white. It was a rhetorical question,...
27/04/2021 - 12:27
Those batteries are the best types available, so it must be the door lock. NiZn batteries are much more likely to work with that lock, but...
25/04/2021 - 23:28
> I guess they've also gone to extinction. No, I think it's more that Ebay and Amazon (and AliExpress, to a lesser extent) now dominate the...
25/04/2021 - 17:25
> Most modern stuff is lithium rechargeable Sadly true. They do that so it will die in 3-5 years, comfortably outside the warranty period,...
25/04/2021 - 17:17
While that's true, NiMh rechargeables only leak in very specific circumstances: - when charged with timer-based chargers (unfortunately the...
25/04/2021 - 17:14
Please name and shame, both the lock and the batteries. In case you are new to rechargeables, be aware that there are more than one type: -...
25/04/2021 - 17:00
That's probably just Bunnings or Officeworks asking for their own unique packaging, so they can claim it's not the same product when...
25/04/2021 - 16:42
Agree. But the claim "the black frosted spray paint will not rust" is at least true.
20/04/2021 - 21:36
Super tinker has those features, about AU$50: https://sakwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page=Super+Tinker Tinker is close, and considerably...
19/04/2021 - 22:38
OP, I think the title should say "Free T4" in inverted commas. Otherwise its just confusing to OzBargainers who aren't familiar with the...
18/04/2021 - 23:58
I didn't use Wikipedia, I merely pointed out that the Wikipedia page eug linked doesn't say what he thinks it says. And he's also wrong...
27/03/2021 - 21:58
> LED's still use pretty awful chemicals in their production Maybe for red, green and yellow LEDs, but all white LEDs are gallium nitride -...
27/03/2021 - 21:44
> Are these imports All flash memory is imported, there's no chip fabs in Australia except for low-volume experimental stuff.
24/03/2021 - 17:49
Perhaps "Speculative Fiction" is a better description? No science in "Shaman" or "The Folded Land".
17/03/2021 - 22:47
Don't forget to take the phone out when you park the car. In Brisbane, I've measured the air temperature in my car as high as 65 degrees,...
17/03/2021 - 21:37
> Camera sensors have IR-cut filters From the Wikipedia page you linked, the filters "are designed to reflect or block mid-infrared...
17/03/2021 - 21:25
> Does the Advantage Package include a fee free credit card? There are a few very good fee-free credit cards available without getting a...
11/03/2021 - 00:36
The vast majority of cheap night-vision googles are of the "projector" type: they put out a beam of infrared light, which is not visible to...
08/03/2021 - 01:26
> plaster (ie: silica dust) According to Wikipedia, drywall is made of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It is not made from silica (silicon...
07/03/2021 - 02:29
> the ar ticle has already clarified for us that the response packet returned to the 404 error "Fil e Not Found" It doesn't say that in the...
07/03/2021 - 01:35