Headlines

Brad Haddin under investigation for alcohol-fuelled incident in Melbourne overnight

30 March, 2015. 14:26 ERROL PARKER| Editor-at-large | Contact WICKETKEEPER BRAD Haddin is reportedly being investigated by Cricket Australia for "bringing Chardonnay" in to the change rooms after Australia claimed its fifth cricket world cup. Haddin has yet to respond to the allegations but other former cricketing greats have already weighed in on Twitter. Controversy was already surrounding Haddin after allegedly sledging the Kiwis during...

“I want them to watch” – Sexual deviant not concerned by new metadata laws

30 March, 2015. 12:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Senator George Brandis and the entire federal government are being praised this week over new "metadata" laws that received final ratification by the Australian Senate on Thursday night. As a result of Brandis' hard work, phone and internet companies will be forced to keep customers' data – such as the origin, destination...

News Corp Australia in turmoil as they “forgot about the election” in NSW today

28 March, 2015. 14:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION is underway at News Corp Australia this afternoon after claims the media giant "forgot there was an election on today" were confirmed by CEO Julian Clarke. The rumor mill went in to overdrive this morning as subscribers and readers of The Daily Telegraph and The Weekend Australian awoke to...

White person intentionally kills 150 people in terrifying act of poor mental health

27 March, 2015. 15:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact The co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, named as Andreas Lubitz, appeared to want to "destroy the plane", officials say. Lead investigator, Scott Minto has cited information from the "black box" voice recorder, saying the co-pilot was alone in the cockpit during what has been described as the...

Alex Kountouris says he doesn’t regret losing his hair over Shane Watson’s numerous injuries

27 March, 2015. 12:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact CANDID PHOTOS OF Alex Kountouris, the Australian cricket team physiotherapist, have been uncovered from before he met Shane Watson. Pictured with a mane of healthy wavy hair and a jet black beard, the youthful looking Kountouris seems to look carefree among the "bulletproof" players of yesteryear. That was from a time when Australian cricket was...

Local politicians embroiled in secret “Outback Fight Club”

25 March, 2015. 12:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact A tight-knit community in Outback Queensland is in shock today after revelations that suggest several high-profile citizens have been heavily involved in a "secret" organised crime operation. A whistle-blower from the inside has leaked photographs to both The Betoota Advocate as well as local authorities, identifying well-known politicians, police officers and business owners...

ARU to spend $20,000 building stable to house star players’ high horses

24 March, 2015. 11:10 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Journalist | Contact In a world-first for Australian sport, it has been announced today that the governing body of Super Rugby are getting behind a trial program that would see star players able to house their own horses in stables provided by their club. First off the rank is the out-of-form ACT Brumbies, with $20,000 being...

Pub Patron Makes Up For Lack Of Emotional Depth By Punching The Fuck Out Of Someone

    CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact "I'm not the girlfriend type," says a half-drunk Eddie. The north-Betoota man sips from his schooner of XXXX Bitter and continues. "I prefer the 'one-night' kind of romances... I sure as fuck don't like talking in bed" "I spend most of my weekends getting on the grog at the pub, usually I do pretty well with the...

Police told her not to fly home drunk from the pub. Guess what she did?

23 March, 2015. 12:10 ERROL PARKER |Editor-at-large| Contact A BETOOTA PASTORALIST has reportedly taxied home in her light aircraft after being told not to fly home by police. Local stalwart Sarah "Milo" Greenwalker, of Blackbulloo Station, was told quietly by authorities not to pilot her aircraft home after drinking at the Betoota Hotel over the weekend. Much to the chagrin of Betoota Police constable Sam Pulver,...

Qantas share price soars as another airline crashes

25 March, 2015. 17:01 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE SHARE PRICE of Qantas has grown 1.5% despite news of another aviation disaster - bucking the worldwide trend. More disturbingly, the Australian airline's share price has continued to forge ahead since hitting an all-time low in the months leading up to the Malaysian Airlines MH370 disappearance. Airlines around the world have all felt...

Social

685,996FansLike
494,526FollowersFollow
41,240FollowersFollow

Breaking News