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Barnaby Joyce crowned “King of the North” after finally “coming good” for regional Australians

13 May, 2015. 15:30 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact NATIONALS DEPUTY and agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce is set to be crowned "King of the North" after fighting to secure a massive $5bn funding injection in to the Top End in last night's federal budget. The fiscal windfall will provide low-interest loans and finance to private businesses to build major infrastructure projects such as...

Why do billionaires act like drunk Australians after drinking all day?

13 May, 2015. 14:35 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] In an extremely fascinating turn of events, several high-profile Australian entrepreneurs decided to sit in an elite Sydney restaurant for an entire afternoon, drinking expensive alcohol. The boozy lunch ended with two of the men involved acting like drunk Australians, with many saying their behaviour border-lined on that of drunk rugby league fans. The two men...

Treasurer Joe Hockey All Set For Stirring Farewell Speech In Canberra Tonight

12 May, 2015. 14:35 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected]   The 2014 Budget's biggest hitter, the concept of forcing young people without a job to wait six months before they could receive benefits, has failed to pass the Senate and has triggered outcry from social services groups. It appears that this, among many other things, may have been the deciding factor surrounding Joe Hockey insisting...

The Honey Badger Opens Up About The Gruelling Research Behind His One-Liners

12 May, 2015. 11:55 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports | [email protected] Nick Cummins has opened up The Advocate today, revealing the hard work behind his seemingly off-the-cuff colloquial Aussie proverbs. On Saturday night, the on-again, off-again Western Australian rugby cult-hero once again delivered yet another memorable "Aussie one-liner" in a post-match interview, after the Western Force’s victory over the NSW Waratahs. Nick Cummins, a product of...

Christian Youth Leader Rocks The Creepy Chin Strap

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A bloke you kind of knew in high school, and haven't had much to do with since, has grown an edgy chin strap - confirms Facebook. The prominent Christian youth leader and Foo Fighters enthusiast says he now feels confident in his youthfulness - thanks to a daring yet revolutionary style of beard. "It's like, the rest of the kids...

Human rights violator “better qualified” to run budget, says Abbott.

11 May, 2015. 11:41 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact SCOTT MORRISON is emerging as the new Liberal pin-up boy, just months after being accused of violating human rights by the United Nations. The minister for social services has become the face of a new Coalition advertising campaign which markets the sprightly 46-year-old as a "softer and more approachable" politician, as opposed to...

John Hopoate’s Advice To Greg Bird: “Pull Ya Finger Out!”

7 May, 2015. 11:55 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports | [email protected] NRL's most notorious current player, Greg Bird has this week joined a notorious list of NRL record-breakers. The top 5 most suspended players in the game. John Hopoate -- 45 weeks Luke O'Donnell/Craig Smith -- 32 weeks Greg Bird -- 29 weeks Danny Williams -- 28 weeks Jason Stevens/Adrian Morley -- 26 weeks The Gold Coast psychopath was suspended...

Children discover 30-year-old stash of XXXX Bitter in Brisbane park

8 May, 2015. 10:17 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact OVER A hundred bottles of XXXX Bitter have been uncovered by school children at the Brisbane City Botanical Gardens during a class excursion. Archaeologists from the University of Queensland (UQ) have been called in to survey the site and to establish if anything found has historical significance. Professor Virginia Smith from UQ says...

This Is How Fred Nile Plans To Keep Sydney Safe

7 May, 2015. 17:30 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact NEW SOUTH WALES hinge-voter MP Fred Nile is proposing new laws that would raise the legal drinking age, ban Islamic dress and force women who are thinking about terminating a problem pregnancy witness what they're about to remove on an ultrasound. The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) leader is planning to put the legislation before the NSW Upper...

Struggle Street: SBS Betray Their Most Loyal Viewers, Poor People And Wogs

7 May, 2015. 10:55 CLANCY OVERELL| Editor | Contact The controversial SBS documentary Struggle Street has received a mixed reaction from viewers after its first broadcast, with many sympathising with the show's subjects. Struggle Street follows the lives of local "battlers" in Mount Druitt, in Sydney's west, and has prompted outcry from residents over what they say is the program's unflattering depiction of...

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