Apparently, since I'm 16, yet am completely capable of affording the iPhone (@ 288$AU) and the plan that comes with it, I can't buy and sign up for an iPhone. I live in Sydney and wanted to sign up with Optus, but minors arent allowed to have contracts in their name. My brother has terrible credit, my mother is disabled and so cant get out (despite having good credit) and my father doesnt live with me, so wrong address and, he prolly won't be willing to leave work and come to the city to buy an iPhone, since the majority of the local stores are reporting 3-4 week backlogs. Aggh! Please someone tell me there is a solution. I've already got my iPod touch ready to be sold.