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  Reply # 1373353 24-Aug-2015 21:00
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joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


Why?
What would that achieve?
How is that relevant?




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  Reply # 1373354 24-Aug-2015 21:03
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gzt: Imho it will be beneficial and probably reduce other costs for the system. It looks like the appeal authority told winz to pay for approximately half of it. This is not exactly the same as paying for all of it. So I think there is a lot of sensationalism in the headlines about this one.


1/3 after she purchased the item

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1373356 24-Aug-2015 21:08
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I'm sure in the high court the MSD will have experts giving their opinions on what little evidence that piece of machine is to solve whatever the problems are.

And she can have her experts giving evidence of what proof there are that the now withdrawn from US market pieces of metal bolted together can have an impact on her problems.

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MikeB4:
joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


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solves so many problems, esp if the doctor writes a supporting letter.

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  Reply # 1373361 24-Aug-2015 21:12
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The article didn't say if she bought it outright in 1 payment. Or if it was bought on some type of finance. (Just lots of [not so] easy payments of $30 per week type thing) As if it was on finance, Then there is now a responsible lending code. Which requires lenders to check that people applying for finance won't suffer undue hardship to meet their repayments. I doubt that that code would have been complied with in this situation. In which case the lender would have some liability as well.





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  Reply # 1373363 24-Aug-2015 21:13
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joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


Why?
What would that achieve?
How is that relevant?


solves so many problems, esp if the doctor writes a supporting letter.


Any funding must be authorized by the governing act not just a Doctors certificate. And yes vehicles can be funded in certain circumstances.




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Aredwood: The article didn't say if she bought it outright in 1 payment. Or if it was bought on some type of finance. (Just lots of [not so] easy payments of $30 per week type thing) As if it was on finance, Then there is now a responsible lending code. Which requires lenders to check that people applying for finance won't suffer undue hardship to meet their repayments. I doubt that that code would have been complied with in this situation. In which case the lender would have some liability as well.


She could of paid cash or put it on a credit card but the cheek of her to expect the tax payer to fund a 3k treadmill is nuts

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  Reply # 1373367 24-Aug-2015 21:21
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I don't think the mods would allow what I would say about this event or the woman in question!





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MikeB4:
joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


Why?
What would that achieve?
How is that relevant?


solves so many problems, esp if the doctor writes a supporting letter.


Any funding must be authorized by the governing act not just a Doctors certificate. And yes vehicles can be funded in certain circumstances.


Can someone study the Act, looks like many of us can score ourselves a home gym here, and some of us can get cars.

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joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


Why?
What would that achieve?
How is that relevant?


solves so many problems, esp if the doctor writes a supporting letter.


Any funding must be authorized by the governing act not just a Doctors certificate. And yes vehicles can be funded in certain circumstances.


Can someone study the Act, looks like many of us can score ourselves a home gym here, and some of us can get cars.


Percentages being as they are some may well qualify for assistance based on individual circumstances.




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Geektastic: I don't think the mods would allow what I would say about this event or the woman in question!


Having read posts from other threads, yeah I think better not ... :)

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joker97:
Geektastic: I don't think the mods would allow what I would say about this event or the woman in question!


Having read posts from other threads, yeah I think better not ... :)


Let's just say I can think of cheaper options and leave it at that...!!!





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Hell NO!!
Want a treadmill? Do what the rest of us need to do to get one!
But not with my hard earned tax money please!

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johnr:
Aredwood: The article didn't say if she bought it outright in 1 payment. Or if it was bought on some type of finance. (Just lots of [not so] easy payments of $30 per week type thing) As if it was on finance, Then there is now a responsible lending code. Which requires lenders to check that people applying for finance won't suffer undue hardship to meet their repayments. I doubt that that code would have been complied with in this situation. In which case the lender would have some liability as well.


She could of paid cash or put it on a credit card but the cheek of her to expect the tax payer to fund a 3k treadmill is nuts


Unfortunately law/rules are there to be followed. She is entitled to it as per the law/code - it is not her that you need to get pissed off - it is those WHO created the rule.


joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97:
MikeB4:
joker97: ok i am going to ask all the beneficiaries to buy a toyota corolla right now, and apply for funding.


Why?
What would that achieve?
How is that relevant?


solves so many problems, esp if the doctor writes a supporting letter.


Any funding must be authorized by the governing act not just a Doctors certificate. And yes vehicles can be funded in certain circumstances.


Can someone study the Act, looks like many of us can score ourselves a home gym here, and some of us can get cars.



Take note of what Mike said - doctors can write a gazillion letters but these will be assessed independently by independent doctors/authorities.

So bad news, you cant score a gym







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She purchased the treadmill watching late night TV she is not entitled to spend tax payers money like this!

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