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Hello From Australia: EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL ROLES: 1944-2007

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1999-2007-Writer/Poet/Retired Teacher: George Town Tasmania
2002-2005-Program Presenter, City Park Radio, Launceston
1999-2004-Tutor and/or President: George Town School for Seniors Inc
1988-1999 -Lecturer in General Studies and Human Services West Australian Department of Training
1986-1987 -Acting Lecturer in Management Studies and Co-ordinator of
Further Education Unit at Hedland College in South Hedland, WA.
1982-1985 -Adult Educator, Open College of Tafe, Katherine, NT
1981 -Maintenance Scheduler, Renison Bell, Zeehan, Tasmania
1980-Unemployed: Bi-Polar Disability
1979 -Editor, External Studies Unit, Tasmanian CAE; Youth Worker, Resource Centre Association, Launceston;
Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour, Tasmanian CAE; Radio Journalist ABC, Launceston
1976-1978 -Lecturer in Social Sciences & Humanities, Ballarat CAE, Ballarat
1975 - Lecturer in Behavioural Studies, Whitehorse Technical College, Box Hill, Victoria
1974 -Senior Tutor in Education Studies, Tasmanian CAE, Launceston
1972-1973 -High School Teacher, South Australian Education Department
1971 Primary School Teacher, Whyalla SA, Australia
1969-1971 Primary School Teacher, Prince Edward County Board of Education, Picton, Ontario, Canada
1969 Systems Analyst, Bad Boy Co. Ltd., Toronto Ontario
1967-68 -Community Teacher, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Frobisher Bay(Iqaluit), NWT, Canada
1959-67 -Summer jobs from grade 9 to end of university
1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in Canada: McMaster Uni:1963-1966, Windsor T's College: 1966/7.
1944-1963 -Childhood(1944-57) and adolescence(1957-63) in and around Hamilton Ontario.

2. SOME SOCIO-BIO-DATA(as of: 2007)

I have been married for 41 years. My wife is a Tasmanian, aged 60. We've had 3 children: ages in 2007-41, 37 and 30. I am 63, a Canadian who moved to Australia in 1971 and have written 3 books--all available on the internet. I retired from full-time teaching in 1999, part-time teaching in 2004 and volunteer/casual teaching/work in 2005 after 35 years in classrooms. In addition, I have been a member of the Baha'i Faith for 48 years. Bio-data: 6ft, 225 lbs, eyes/hair-brown, Caucasian. See my website for more details at: or go the google search engine and type: Pioneering RonPrice, RonPrice Poetry, RonPrice Bahá'í, RonPrice History,(philosophy, religion, media studies, politics, inter alia)--for additional writings.


With 40 years under my belt I will post here occasionally from a semi-retired guitar position.

Posted : 01/01/2008 9:55 am
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Strewth! You've been around. Welcome to the party

A :-)

"Be good at what you can do" - Fingerbanger"
I have always felt that it is better to do what is beautiful than what is 'right'" - Eliot Fisk
Wedding music and guitar lessons in Essex. Listen at:

Posted : 01/01/2008 10:06 am
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Welcome to GN Ron! 8)


"The only way I know that guarantees no mistakes is not to play and that's simply not an option". David Hodge

Posted : 01/01/2008 2:19 pm
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Welcome to Guitar Noise, Ron! We look forward to seeing you around the forums! :D

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"Don't wanna ride no shootin' star. Just wanna play on the rhythm guitar." Emmylou Harris, "Rhythm Guitar" from "The Ballad of Sally Rose"

Posted : 01/01/2008 4:07 pm
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ummm, your hired?

j/k Welcome to GN :wink:


Posted : 01/01/2008 8:32 pm
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Whyalla, Hedland and Katherine. Did you upset someone in DETAFE? :wink:
Welcome to the site.


Posted : 02/01/2008 4:21 am
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Hey....wait a minute...I have the same IDENTICAL items on MY resume. Have you stolen my identity? Please let me know so I can find another.

Teamwork- A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.

Posted : 07/01/2008 9:11 pm
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Welcome to GN! - Guitar Chord/Scale Finder/Viewer

Posted : 07/01/2008 10:36 pm
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I hope you take no offense, but you're the oldest person I've met on the internet.

Welcome to GN. Hope you can pass some wisdom on to us. :D

Ibanez RG3EXFM1

Posted : 08/01/2008 6:33 am