CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A bloke who went fishing last weekend, for the first time since his childhood, is now really a fishing guy, it has been confirmed. While even claiming to have a few ‘secret spots’ – East Betoota man Ed Davison (27) is today flaunting his new Shimano Tcurve Nano PX 762 & Rarenium CI4+ […]
"I don't want there to be any confusion," she said. "I'd swap Wavell Heights for Windorah in a heartbeat."
18 February, 2016. 11:00 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Not wanting there to be any confusion as to where she sees her future, a QUT graduate has contentiously listed her full-time occupation as an acre chaser. Making sure never to miss as Friday at Fridays, the 23-year-old also visits other country haunts such as […]
17 February, 2016. 19:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Despite enough a glass of chilled Chardonnay on this 42-degree afternoon in South West Queensland, a interior decorator has lashed out at his friends down in the capital cities this afternoon for posting too many photos of extreme weather to Instagram. In what’s typically a […]
"I would've rathered some Cypress Hill or Slim Dusty," he said. "Anything would've been better than Adele."
16 February, 2016. 16:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A North Betoota high schooler as journeyed through a portal to hell last night after overdosing on cannabis last night during a sleepover at a friends place, The Advocate has discovered. During a week-long exposé on the rampant use of marijuana among local teens, The […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A counter employee at the South Betoota Grill’d burger franchise has broken a personal record this afternoon by saying ‘buddy’ seven times in the space of fifteen minutes. Abbie Locke (19) blew away her equally chirpy coworkers by just going for it, and rattling out as many buddies as possible. Grill’d patron, […]
"I haven't even done a melon grab" he says disappointingly.
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Despite the fact he has been a committed skateboarder since 1999, local plumber Rick Garley (30) still hasn’t done any of the cool tricks that he first got him interested in the hobby, from the award-winning Playstation Game Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1. After just under two decades of […]
"It's so soft," he said. "How did they make the packet so soft?"
16 February, 2016. 16:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact In what’s being hailed as a discovery of a lifetime, a 17-year-old local boy has stumbled across an old pre-plain packaged deck of lung busters – something completely out of his world. St Gregory’s South Betoota student Oisin Breathnach revealed to The Advocate that at […]
"This place is grouse. [coughs] Good coffee, good people and no bullshit."
15 February, 2016. 16:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Hitting back at the recent descent into coffee snobbism, a new local cafe is fighting the trend by offering only instant varieties as well as a number of basic breakfast dishes. Nathan’s Cafe is the latest addition to West Betoota’s famed Cordillo Street dining strip which […]
"She knows how much I love doing it," he said. "But I know how much she loves doing it, too."
14 February, 2016. 16:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Keen to make up for his effort last year, a North Betoota carpet layer has broken with protocol this morning and let his young wife take the foil off the fresh Milo tin he picked up last night. Nathan Cook spent last year’s Valentine’s Day […]
CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Aunty Jess knows more cunts than Facebook does, it has been confirmed today. With a large extended family, and a talent for remembering names, there is very little that happens without Aunty Jess knowing about it. Not that she’s a gossip, she just knows everything. When asked by her children, or nieces […]