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    G'day from Australia

    heya

    I'm currently working in town planning (worked through from DA to where I am in strategic planning now) for gov't. I'm keen to continue my studies and am looking into some kind of Environmental Management Masters that I can complete while I continue working (& maybe get a bit of financial support from work for the studies! *fingers crossed*)

    The International Urban & Environmental Management Masters at RMIT looks really appealling.. I'll hopefully be asking some Qs here about Aussie distance & part time Masters courses.

    Hmm.. not really sure what else to add, other than i'm looking forward to checking out more of the forum & maybe hearing back from some peeps!

    cheers!

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    Greetings from the Hoosier State, hard by the Ohio River, below the world famous falls.

    Thanks for registering and feel free to jump in (the forums not the river: it's a bit low right now and there's scary things down there at the bottom....)
    Je suis Charlie

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    Welcome from the Florida panhandle.

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    Cyburbian Plus JNA's avatar
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    Another welcome from the Hoosier State, along the Ohio River, just further downstream or west in that other time zone.
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    Greetings.....

    From our version of the Outback....Western Arizona
    "The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."
    John Kenneth Galbraith

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    welcome from downeast Maine, USA!

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    Welcome from the Great State of Ohio. I visited Melbourne (stayed around Balwyn/Mont Albert area mostly) in 2003 and loved every minute of it. I was going to take a study abroad at RMIT, the school seems amazing.

    Enjoy the board and realize that you are lucky you live where you do!!
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    thanks you guys (& gals?)!!!

    I will no doubt be diving head first into the forums, thanks Gedunker!

    RMIT is indeed a pretty great place, it would have been one of my first choices for uni originally, but i decided to stay closer to home for family reasons..

    I love it here.. i've had (& still have) opportunity to move elsewhere, but i really do love it here, compared with the other countries i've lived in.. not to say that i wouldn't consider moving OS again sometime.. but yeh.. australia is where i hang my hat for now.

    thanks again for the warm welcome

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    Hello, from Dallas, TX!
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