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A few of the more interesting tweets tweeted by us and others. Topics include the theft of lawn grave plaques in the Tweed shire, a tweet about the high cost of funerals, a 15th century oak chest, monuments in Anfield Cemetery (UK), a reminder the 29th July was National Lipstick Day somewhere (in case you didn't know), and a few images from the Necropolis in Toronto, Canada.
I also invite you to catch up with the photo images posted by @gardensofthesilent.
Privatising assets without allowing for competition or regulation creates private monopolies that raise prices, reduce efficiency and harm the economy, ACCC Chair Rod Sims said in a speech on Thursday, 29th July 2021.
Speaking at the 2021 ACCC/AER Regulatory Conference, Mr Sims discussed the need to either avoid monopolies, or if not then regulate them, to prevent costs to the economy arising from unfettered use of their market power.
28th June 2021 - The Premier announced that the lockdown in place for Greater Sydney, including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour will be extended for four weeks (until Saturday, 28 August at 12.01am). Rules for regional NSW remain unchanged.
The new rules for Greater Sydney mean that from midnight tonight (28 July) people can only shop for essential items within their Local Government Area (LGA) or, if outside their LGA within 10 kilometres of their home.
Here's a few tweets we found interesting, about Indonesian coffin makers struggling to keep up, a WW1 headstone, the graveyards of past Olympics, a work of public art in Highgate Cemetery (UK), some photos of vintage hearses, and images of headstones from South Australian photographer, @gardensofsilent