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Hospitality staff beg heartbroken co-worker to stop playing “The Smiths” on cafe sound system

8 April, 2015. 15:01 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact THE STAFF OF a North Betoota café are beginning to grow weary of one barista's music playlist after the 23-year-old hasn't stopped bingeing on The Smiths since breaking up with his short-time girlfriend, Angela. The pair mutually decided to part ways after it was revealed to The Advocate that Harry Muller, the...

Kid’s unmoderated consumption of chocolate makes up for having to go to church

3 April, 2015. 13:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Eight year-old local boy, Jake Williment says the concept of Easter is very bizarre for people his age. "They make us get up so early and go to church. Why do we have to go to dumb Church?" "Church is dumb and boring. My grandparents like it but that's only because they get...

Murdoch offers Betoota Advocate big bucks to join Australian News Corp stable

Today, after a series of unpublicised negotiations, News Corp Australia and Betoota News Pty Ltd  are happy to announce a history-making partnership that will benefit both companies and both communities, but more importantly - all consumers of news. After several months of bickering and a longstanding but healthy rivalry, The Betoota Advocate is very happy to join the likes of the...

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...

Farmer’s Mates Nickname Him ‘Tim The Hairdresser’ After His Wife Wins Council Election

ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact WALTER "WALT" MALLHOUSE'S life was perfect in every way. He was one of the most respected members of his community and a successful grazier. The people of Bingara, the town where he grew up and raised his family, all knew his name. His family has held on to their Merino stud, Earndale, through the good years and the...

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,...

IT Specialist Impresses Valentine By Disputing Mainstream Account Of 9/11 On First Date

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact North Betoota man, Chris Frith, says that the idea of once again spending Christmas alone is not something that bothers him. In fact it is the last thing that bothers him. Chris is an adherent of the 9/11 Truth movement, just one of many theorists from around the world who dispute the mainstream account of the...

STUDY: Country Queenslanders lead state in foreign name pronunciation

1 February, 2015. 13:01 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact QUEENSLAND is the nation's self-proclaimed "smart state" - yet over 90% of Australia's "sun-kissed minority" cannot pronounce the name of their likely new premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk. While the more cultured and progressive states have been battling with Polish names for decades, this is the first example of Queenslanders having to learn a...

Tamworth celebrate 42 years since stealing Betoota’s Country Music Festival

23 January, 2015. 19:48 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Country music lovers from all across the world have converged in Tamworth this Australia Day Weekend, with many arriving late Wednesday night to begin preparations for campsites and event schedules. The Tamworth Country Music Festival boasts themselves as host to "Every Country Music Fan In Australia" over the annual festival weekend - However,...

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