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Nightclub Photo Guy Realises That The Girls Are Only Smiling At The Camera

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Devastating revelations in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley this week have seen one man questioning both his self-confidence and self-worth among the people he believed to be his friends. Hamish Bloom, a 27-year old from the city's northern suburbs, has spent the last eight years believing that his easily dispensable position as a nightclub photographer was one that...

#BoycottBali shows that even bogans are opposed to capital punishment

17 February, 2015. 15:00 ALEXUS CORBETT | Travel writer| Contact Bali. The Australian holiday hotspot looks to experience a serious slump in tourism this Easter. Indonesia's imminent executions of Australians, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran - two low level pawns in a Trans-Asian drug trafficking operation - has prompted a huge outcry in all forms of news media and politics. However it is in social...

Three universities to offer hospitality degrees disguised as Arts qualifications from next year

17 February, 2015. 11:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THREE BOTTOM-DRAWER universities will secretly begin offering degrees geared towards an unhappy life in the hospitality industry disguised as "soft qualifications in humanities". The move was prompted by the large number of Arts graduates that find themselves realistically unemployable at the end of their degree. The University of Notre Dame, Australian Catholic University and the University...

Amazing new study reveals that Manus Island is a “fucking shithole”

16 February, 2015. 15:30 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact An independent survey conducted by an American global information and measurement company, Nielsen, has set about disposing myths regarding the liveability on Australia's controversial asylum seeker detention centre on Manus Island - just days after Prime Minister Tony Abbott defended his government's record on mandatory detention. The results were resounding amongst guards,...

IT Specialist Impresses Valentine By Disputing Mainstream Account Of 9/11 On First Date

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact North Betoota man, Chris Frith, says that the idea of once again spending Christmas alone is not something that bothers him. In fact it is the last thing that bothers him. Chris is an adherent of the 9/11 Truth movement, just one of many theorists from around the world who dispute the mainstream account of the...

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 little in common with the former incarcerated xenophobe,...

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 last week. The 26-year-old former Bing Lee catalogue dropper...

Karl Stefanovic and The Betoota Advocate talk shit in Canberra

10 February, 2015. 17:30 EDITORIAL | Contact IT was very kind of Today Show anchor and click bait phenomenon Karl Stefanovic, to find the time to speak to The Betoota Advocate - on what was one of the busiest starts to the political calendar in recent memory. After touching briefly on the morning's latest news from inside Parliament House, editors Errol Parker and Clancy...

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 and brightest political and media identities being...

#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 a long weekend working the phones - making...

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