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Prime Minister under fire for falling asleep during Noel Pearson’s tribute to Gough Whitlam

5 November, 2014. 15:09 STANLEY WORTHINGTON | Sydney Correspondent |[email protected] Those present at today's state memorial for former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam were able to witness history-making speeches and performances array of celebrities and political identities as they paid tribute the man they call 'Comrade'. With appearances from the likes of Cate Blanchett, Kev Carmody, Paul Kelly and just about everyone from both...

Melbourne Cup to be banned after celebrity campaign against animal cruelty

INGRID DOULTON | Professor of Women’s Issues | Social Commentator |[email protected] Well yesterday was the day, the day where most Australian men find a reason (outside of weddings and funerals) to wear a suit... and the day where women are expected to accompany them by wearing the ugliest head pieces they can find (but we must ban the burqa!).     Horses were whipped,...

Three Sisters collapse leaves town reeling

Errol Parker | Journalist | [email protected] #BREAKING A catastrophic rockslide has claimed one of the iconic Three Sisters this afternoon as crews scramble to secure the scene. The biggest Sister succumbed to gravity at 1:37pm EDST and has since come to rest on the valley floor. Police and fire teams have confirmed that nobody has been killed or injured in the disaster but as a...

Senator Leyonhjelm supports Zimbabwe coup d’état

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] FEDERAL SENATOR DAVID Leyonhjelm says he will support any action to overthrow Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. "The Coalition should be doing more to destabilise the Mugabe regime by any means necessary," says Senator Leyonhjelm. "Whether it be through diplomatic channels or with the SAS and JDAMS - I don't really care," Senator Leyonhjelm dramatically left the Liberal...

JOSH THOMAS JOINS BOB KATTER IN CAMPAIGN AGAINST GUN CONTROL

  27 October, 2014. 11:57 Clancy Overell | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] CHARTERS TOWERS' Catholic church in Far-North Queensland has played host to a surprise press conference this morning where an Australian comedy icon and a conservative Federal politician have announced an alliance. Federal MP Bob Katter and 'Please Like Me' star Josh Thomas have today announced that through adversity and compromise, the two of...

Why men are destroying women’s sport

INGRID DOULTON | Professor of Women's Issues | [email protected] MEN'S SPORT IS in crisis after our "big three" national teams were humiliated over the weekend. The answer to the problems don't lie in the coaching or support staff, nor the governing bodies behind them. The problem stems from the players themselves. Misogyny is destroying men's sport because it's slowly becoming evident that...

Josh Thomas linked to “anti-gay” ABC show

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] #BREAKING #NITV #ABC #SBS #BBAU FRESH FROM his overnight Twitter battle with Liberal MP Wyatt Roy, Josh Thomas has been accused of "not reading the fine print" after signing on to host an allegedly "anti-gay" reality TV show. The television creation is set to be the first show of it's type to feature on the ABC,...

AUSTRALIAN RAPPER 360 HINTS TO A CAREER IN POLITICS

  Clancy Overell | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] 23 October, 2014. 13:10 AUSTRALIA'S most prominent rap artist, Matt '360' Colwell has been trending nation-wide since his appearance on ABC's Q&A this week. While attracting criticism for his comments about the Australian flag and it's symbolism as a beacon for young racists, his commentary on the issue and subsequent media activity in the days following has...

Banksy arrest hoax was publicity stunt

21 October, 2014. 14:21 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] The widely-reported arrest the London-based artist last week was a publicity stunt, which aimed to outline the shortcomings of the modern news cycle. While Banksy has remained characteristically silent on the incident, sources close to the artist say that the hoax arrest is to be included in a new documentary - made...

Man caught googling “Allah-Las” arrested

20 October, 2014. 14:29 GREG KNAPMANN | National Security Reporter | [email protected] AN ADELAIDE MAN is in police custody after using the internet to download information regarding US band "Allah-Las". South Australia Police says the early morning raid was the culmination of over a years work. "It was a bipartisan operation between SA Police and the Federal Police," says police spokesman Aaron Downing. The...

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