VIDEO: Senator Jacqui Lambie talks about going pig-shooting with Pauline Hanson

VIDEO: Senator Jacqui Lambie talks about going pig-shooting with Pauline Hanson

11 February, 2015. 19:15 EDITORIAL | Contact IN YET another exclusive two-on-one from The Betoota Advocate’s recent trip to Canberra, Senator Jacqui Lambie gives our journalists the run down on her relationship with Pauline Hanson. The rogue senator was able to confirm her love for “busting bacon” – spruiking her markswomanship skills. Although Lambie said she shares […]

Private School Kid Secures Job Based Entirely On Own Merit

Private School Kid Secures Job Based Entirely On Own Merit

11 February, 2015. 17:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact IN WHAT may come as a surprise to many, an underachieving private school student has landed a job based entirely on his own merit. Castle Cove native Rupert “Henry” Jasper-Humphreys decided to go against the grain and apply for a job without asking his parents to “hook him up” late […]

Clive Palmer speaks to Betoota about political corruption – and dingoes

10 February, 2015. 12:15 EDITORIAL | Contact A very successful start to the week saw The Betoota Advocate’s editors making the most of their 28-hour drive to Canberra with an array of timeless interviews. No one was safe from the gritty journalism that our humble Outback newspaper is famous for – with some of Australia’s biggest […]

#BetootaLive: Breaking news from Parliament House

9 February, 2015. 13:30 EDITORIAL | Contact Prime minister Tony Abbott has declared the Liberal leadership speculations are now over, after he survived the crucial secret ballot vote in the party room this morning. Liberal MPs voted 61 to 39 against making the leader’s position vacant to contenders. Media commentators have suggested the result was set in stone after […]

Sumatran tiger escapes after truck accident in northern Tasmania

Sumatran tiger escapes after truck accident in northern Tasmania

6 February, 2015. 17:21 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A RARE SUMATRAN tiger has escaped from its transport enclosure after a truck accident in Tasmania. The truck rolled over in wet conditions about 10km south of Deloraine, in the north-central region of the island state. Residents of the sleepy hamlet in north-central Tasmania have been warned […]

Chad Kroeger To Play Lead In New Nickelback-Themed “Con-Air” Musical

Chad Kroeger To Play Lead In New Nickelback-Themed “Con-Air” Musical

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact The band members of iconic Canadian rock outfit, Nickelback have today confirmed their next musical project – and it is very exciting news. Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, the production company behind the award-winning production of “Kinky Boots”, announced this morning, “singer and musical actor Chad Kroeger has chosen the Broadway adaptation of the […]

NT Pilot arrested after alleged touch and go incident on Uluru

NT Pilot arrested after alleged touch and go incident on Uluru

5 February, 2015. 12:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A LIGHT aircraft pilot has been arrested on the tarmac at Alice Springs airport after allegedly performing a “touch and go” on the top of Uluru. The 27-year-old man from Yaraka, in central western Queensland, was granted bail by Alice Springs Magistrates Court as his legal team […]

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