Google Releases Most Popular Search Terms In Australia This Week

Google Releases Most Popular Search Terms In Australia This Week

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Google processes trillions of search requests each year, and on today the San Fran Cisco-based company revealed which terms dominated its search engine since in Australia over the last fornight. Many of the phrases, unsurprisingly, reflect national events, news topics and other phenomena that rose to prominence throughout the news cycle. The […]

Bloke Who Bought 8 Plasmas During Mining Boom Says Mining Tax Was A Waste Of Money

Bloke Who Bought 8 Plasmas During Mining Boom Says Mining Tax Was A Waste Of Money

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A bloke who has spent just about every cent he made as a fly-in-fly-out mining labourer between 2010-2014 says the mining tax ruined our economy by discouraging international corporations from investing in full-scale resource extraction projects. “What was the point of it?” roars 32-year-old Micky Kelp. “What, so we could keep a bit […]

Schappelle Struggling With Life Outside Jail, Remembering Myspace Password

Schappelle Struggling With Life Outside Jail, Remembering Myspace Password

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Schappelle Corby is reportedly emotional and stressed after disembarking at Brisbane airport this morning, according to flight staff. Since the plane touched down at 5.10am this morning, the convicted drug smuggler has been struggling with re-integrating to Australian society. After her family and friends convinced her it was okay to […]

Bloke Who Stands On Cafe Chairs To Photograph Coffee Ashamed Of Australian Culture

Bloke Who Stands On Cafe Chairs To Photograph Coffee Ashamed Of Australian Culture

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Local leftie, Leo Schuster (27) says he has been very aware of Australia’s cultural cringe since his first year of tertiary education at a prestigious sandstone University. Six years later, the recent-graduate says nothing has changed since he bid his bogan Australian-Idol-watching parents farewell and made tracks for the bohemian inner-city. “Oh it’s the […]

“We cared as much about it as the rest of the country did”: ABC chief defends trainwreck football coverage

“We cared as much about it as the rest of the country did”: ABC chief defends trainwreck football coverage

24 May, 2017. 15:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The director of ABC television has defended the coverage of last night’s exhibition match between Sydney FC and English Premier League side Liverpool, saying that the broadcaster tried to match the amount of enthusiasm held by all Australians in their coverage of the game. A […]

Report: More people attending Super Rugby games than visiting DreamWorld

Report: More people attending Super Rugby games than visiting DreamWorld

24 May, 2017. 15:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact The news for embattled Coomera theme park, DreamWorld, hasn’t got any better with new figures released today indicating that more people are attending Super Rugby fixtures than are visiting the Queensland attraction. Tourism Queensland [TQ] released their report into the tumbling attendance figures at DreamWorld […]

Traveller checks into business class lounge despite flying economy

Traveller checks into business class lounge despite flying economy

24 May, 2017. 10:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact Wendy Plod is heading to Europe. The 25-year-old leasing agent at South Betoota’s Property Shop has been slaving and saving for months. Months and months. But now it’s time to let the good times roll. “I’m landing in Istanbul first,” she said. “The ancient city […]

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