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Johnny Depp endorses Tony Windsor for New England

10 March, 2016. 13:04 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact AMERICAN ACTOR JOHNNY DEPP announced today that he plans to back Tony Windsor's return to politics and his journey to defeat Barnaby Joyce in this year's federal election. Speaking from his California home, the 52-year-old said he wishes Windsor the best of luck and he's behind him all the way to Canberra. "You...

Barnaby Joyce Involved In Rum-Fuelled Altercation At Lyceum Hotel In Longreach

10 March, 2016. 10:45 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT This morning it was announced that Tony Windsor will go head to head against the Deputy Prime Minister to win back his old seat of New England. This ends months of speculation about a political comeback to parliament for the independent politician. Meanwhile, in an attempt to keep his supporters in the National Party heartland...

Clive Palmer reveals his favourite film is 2003 epic Gigli

9 March, 2016. 11:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact IN THE SAME WEEK THAT Clive Palmer pledged to save Queensland Nickel from collapse, the 61-year-old exposed a part of himself that's seldom seen in his world of high finance and politics - a love of classic cinema. Nodding to early masterpieces such as the 1936 landmark film Reefer Madness, a tale...

Minister For Women Refuses To Be Labelled A Woman

8 March, 2016. 11:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Minister for Women Michaelia Cash's stubborn refusal to identify as a woman has been met with criticisms, after the heterosexual female declared she is not interested in carrying labels on last night's episode of ABC Q&A. During the program, Michaelia Cash also refused to associate herself with the tag of 'feminist' -...

Photo Of Tony Abbott’s New Tribal Tattoo Suggests He Might Be Having A Mid-Life Crisis

7 March, 2016. 11:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A photograph of Tony Abbott's newest tattoo has resulted in a buzz amongst political commentators, who suggest the vaguely tribal-themed body art in a clear indication of the former Prime Minister's suspected mid-life crisis. The photo, which was picked up by photographers working for Weetbix at a triatholon fundraiser over the weekend, joins...

Bill Shorten To Shirtfront Gay Rights By Taking Shirt Off At Mardi Gras

5 March, 2016. 15:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact FOR THE FIRST TIME, a leader of a major political party will march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Opposition leader Bill Shorten confirmed earlier this month that he will stand shoulder to shoulder with the nation's QUILTBAG ("Queer/Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Trans (Transgender/Transsexual), Bisexual, Asexual, Gay) community in a...

Former PM Admits He Used To Self-Medicate With High-Powered Nimbin Bush

2 March, 2016. 16:45 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Last week, the Australian parliament passed new national laws today paving the way for the use of medicinal cannabis by people with painful and chronic illness. Amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act permit both legally-grown cannabis for the manufacture of medicinal cannabis products in Australia. The changes, proposed earlier this month by the...

Senator Bernardi Settles In For His Nightly Corrective Shock Therapy After A Big Day In Parliament

24 January, 2016 17:55 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT After a hard day at work, Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi is relieved to be at home with his wife Sinead Bernardi, the Bible, and his two young children who were conceived through a strict missionary program several months after his marriage. A big day in Parliament, and a media blitz right across the country, saw Senator Bernardi...

Turnbull Retires His Use Of The Words “Exciting” and “Innovative”

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull returned from his trip "Up North" over the weekend, with very little to talk about. "Richard Di Natale was right when he said God has forgotten about that awful, awful place - 1/3" the Prime Minister tweeted earlier today. "I mean, 2016 essentially ends at Gladstone, any further north than that and it's like I'm...

Wyatt Roy’s set at The Met blew the socks off Brisbane’s underground dance scene

18 February, 2016. 16:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact TAKING INSPIRATION FROM FRENCH electronic dance music heavyweights Justice and Madeon, the Member for Longman brought the house down last night at Brisbane's infamous Met nightclub. It was a marathon set, consisting of nearly 40 original mixes over three hours. You'd be forgiven for think that the political journeyman's set was in protest...

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