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Struggling Lightning Ridge grazier makes millions selling dead organic lambs to yuppies

5 March, 2015. 12:05 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE LATE SUMMER rain was widespread enough to prevent drought-affected areas getting even drier, except for Lighting Ridge. It's nothing new for the locals, who've grown accustom to going without water. As many people around the country have come to learn over the years, if it doesn't rain on farmland, things "go to shit" quite...

Ordinary man dies “lonely but awesome rock star death” in Darwin

4 March, 2015. 15:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact POLICE ARE investigating the death of a 27-year-old Darwin man after his body was discovered this morning in a Coconut Grove apartment. Blake John Harding was found with a number of empty beers cans and drug paraphernalia scattered around the residence. Detectives have concluded that the man may have died "an awesome rock...

Jarryd Hayne prepares for life in USA by eating poorly, talking too loud in public

3 March, 2015. 13:10 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Journalist | Contact Former NRL superstar and Parramatta identity, Jarryd Hayne, has announced that he has signed a Futures Deal with NFL franchise San Francisco 49ers. In a press conference in Sydney today, Hayne revealed he is expected to join the side as a developmental running back. However, he did cite initial concerns about heading to the 49ers, given...

Karl ridicules Bob Katter and Tony Windsor over new Slim Dusty tribute album

2 March, 2015. 11:30 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] Political commentators and Australian country music fans are up in arms this morning after it has been revealed that former independent MP Tony Windsor and the current member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, have teamed up to release a Slim Dusty tribute album. Both men appeared on Channel Nine's Today Show this morning...

Kremlin allegedly behind #dressgate; distraction from Boris Nemtsov assassination

1 March, 2015. 13:01 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact KREMLIN OFFICIALS investigating the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov have claimed Islamist extremists, not Putin, may have been behind his death. Other possible motives listed by the Investigative Committee, which has Vladimir Putin as its executive, included trying to destabilise the Russian president, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. However, intelligence...

Entire scaffolding industry of Queensland on strike over ban on kava

26 February, 2015. 15:30 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact One of Queensland's most tight-knit construction communities have this week announced plans to go on strike over the government's controversial new measures to monitor the transportation and personal consumption of the psychoactive southern Pacific plant, Kava. The consumption of kava is a cultural tradition for a vast number of Polynesian and Micronesian communities based...

Did Drake’s tribute to the Wallabies take the “underdog” thing too far?

26 February, 2015. 07:05 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Thousands of fans have described feelings of euphoria and joy after being able to see the former Canadian child star of Degrassi Junior High and current hip hop mogul, Drake, in the flesh last night at his Sydney concert. In what is reported to have otherwise been a "blockbuster" performance, many fans have...

“Only idiots play the pokies” says man with thirteen online betting accounts

25 February, 2015. 12:05 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact   NORTH BETOOTA man, Rick Comino, says that he is a man of many vices, but poker machines are not one of them. "It's just so sad that they fill the pubs full of these things knowing that some idiot is going to put his whole pay check through them" "I used to play...

Redfern yuppies struggle to mask excitement over Aboriginal evictions

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Only 100 metres from an internationally-condemned spectacle of Aboriginal dispossession, six inner-city trendies are drinking coffee and playing with their iPads, on Redfern's Abercrombie street. They say they are exhausted. "It's just so hard, you know. We are pretty much the new Redfern community - and while we feel for the Aboriginal people being evicted on The Block...

Notorious Queensland jail applies for Rugby League franchise – “The Wacol Crocs”

23 February, 2015. 14:15 Jaco Van Der Merwe | Sports Writer | Contact In light of the recent drug-trafficking charges faced by high-profile NRL stars, Greg Bird, Dave Taylor, Beau Falloon, Jaime Dolwing, Matt Sears and Jason Smith in South East Queensland - The Arthur Gorrie Correctional Center have formally applied for a QRL License to play in this years Intrust Super Cup also...

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