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Richard Di Natale Calls For Australia-Wide Ban On Pharrell Williams

3 June, 2016. 12:14 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT It's been almost two years since its release, but as Pharrell Williams’ impossibly catchy party song ‘Happy’ continues to fly off the shelves of digital music stores, a growing chorus of child development experts are warning that it may in fact be doing our kids harm. The popularity of the controversial tune, which...

Karl Rips Into Abbott “I Wouldn’t Fucking Trust You With My Wife At My Wedding”

2 December, 2014. 12:14 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] If you haven't seen it, YOU NEED TO SEE IT. This morning on the Today show, co-host Karl Stefanovic appeared to reach boiling point with the illusive Tony Abbott. In a video that has since been removed from all forms of online media, Karl Stefanovic took it up to Mr Abbott, after he...

NSW Government Gives Green Light To Marijuana-Inhaling Rooms

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] CITY OF SYDNEY council has controversially voted in favour of making the King's Cross marijuana inhaling room permanent from next year. The motion was passed by Lord Mayor Clover Moore, saying that marijuana addicts need a safe place to consume their cannabis. In May 2001 the first inhaling room opened its doors for a trial period of 18 months. The...

National Party Says Farmers Are Struggling Because Their Bloody Kids Don’t Visit For Xmas

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THOUSANDS OF YOUNG country men and women are avoiding the trip home for the holidays this year, says a study commissioned by the National Party of Australia. This time of year is traditionally quite busy for many farmers around the country, especially grain-growers and sheep graziers. Yet many sons and daughters from farms and stations around...

“Get that s**t off the air!” – ABC to axe local TV current affairs programs

29 November, 2014. 12:24 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] THE ABC IS planning to cancel local current affairs programs in the coming weeks after it's content offended Malcolm Turnbull. First on the chopping block are local and international current affairs shows, such as local editions of 7.30 and world news program Foreign Correspondent. When veteran ABC broadcaster, Quentin Dempster, says "bye-bye" in...

Bill Cosby Tells Judge “Alleged Victims Say The Darndest Things”

DARRYL SEYMOUR | Gossip Guru | CONTACT The Betoota Advocate can today reveal comedian Bill Cosby's first ever attempt to publicly address sexual assault allegations that have come to light over the last two years. Cosby, a former sitcom superstar and much-loved television host, has found decades of fame and fortune through his unique style of family-friendly comedy. The former TV Dad has gone...

Minority groups demand – “It’s time for a flag that nobody wants to burn”

November 17, 2014 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] YESTERDAY'S dramatic display of flag burning in Brisbane's CBD by Aboriginal activists has once again sparked a debate usually reserved for Australia Day: IS IT TIME TO CHANGE THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG? Referred to by yesterdays protestors as the 'Australian Rag', the current flag appears to be as unpopular as ever - with both religious and Aboriginal rights...

Turnbull’s Election Win Results In A Colombian Flu Outbreak In Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] AN OUTBREAK OF Colombian influenza in Sydney has parts of the city in lockdown as health authorities struggle to contain the disease's spread during post-election celebrations. "We did it. Jobs and growth," one polo-wearing Waratahs fan was heard shouting from inside the toilets in a well-known Eastern Suburbs hotel. Areas in the city's east have been...

Betoota Advocate responds to The Today Show

9 November, 2014. 13:03 To Nine Entertainment Co. and ABC Media Watch, As a small and independent regional newspaper from far-west Queensland, we pride ourselves on reporting fair and just news with authenticity that rivals only the salt on the sunburnt earth that surrounds us here in the Channel Country. You may know us as The Australian Advocate, you may know us...

Nation’s Greatest Blokes Begin ‘Winter Bulking’ For Dance Festival Season

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT As winter approaches, an entire generation of young Aussies are preparing their strict bodybuilding regimes in preparation for the Summer's electronic dance festivals. Third year carpentry apprentice, Joel Simmons, says the 'festival season' is quite an important time of the year for a large portion of Australia's blue-collar men. "It starts in about May when we really start to...

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