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Schapelle Corby Offers Tara Brown Advice About Breaking The Law Overseas

13 April, 2016. 18:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact CONVICTED DRUG MULE Schapelle Corby has reached out to alleged Australian kidnapper Tara Brown, who was charged by authorities overnight in Lebanon after the former journalist tried to snatch two children off the street with the help of her team. On 8 October 2004, Corby, her brother and two friends flew from Brisbane...

Wyatt Roy Asks Turnbull For A Week Off To Get On The Googs At Splendour

10 April, 2016. 13:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT The youngest member of Federal Parliament has today asked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a "couple of days" off work, so that he can join his hometown mates on their annual "Splendour Bender". It appears the 26-year-old Assistant Minister for Innovation has been having trouble coming to terms with the fact that his...

Gonski Report Reveals 90% of Voters Don’t Really Know What The Gonski Report Is

13 April, 2016. 12:23 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A REPORT COMMISSIONED BY the Federal Teachers Federation has outlined an alarming figure - that almost every voter in the country has heard about the Gonski Report in one way or another, but they "don't really know" what it is. In addition to this disturbing trend, the study also discovered that it's...

Friend Living In Melbourne Casually Throws Around Niche Melbourne Words Like ‘Prahan’

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Local woman, Claudia Harris (27), is from Melbourne. Speaking to The Betoota Advocate today, Claudia says she really misses the coffee scene in Melbourne and the fierce Australian Rules tribalism that only really exists in Melbourne. "Well, as someone who grew up in Melbourne, I often wonder why places like Brisbane and Sydney are so similar...

The Betoota Advocate Presents: THE BATTLE FOR NEW ENGLAND

The following article is an actual recount of the Betoota Advocate's recent visit to the New England region of North-West New South Wales. We would thank both federal candidates for not only their kind and generous hospitality, but also for such unfettered access to their campaigns. Warning: Explicit language. EDITORIAL | CONTACT On the 26th of June, 2013 the Australian political landscape changed forever. The man...

Facebook To Trial ‘No Jarryd Hayne News’ Feature Ahead Of NFL Season

7 April, 2016. 13:34 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact AS THE AMERICAN FOOTBALL SEASON begins to warm up, millions of Australians are bracing for the tsunami of pseudo-news-articles about former rugby league player Jarryd Hayne's every move. Last season was especially difficult for many people, as a government report found that only 3% of Australians care about Jarryd Hayne's transition to gridiron and only...

Nation’s Steroid Users Wear Black Armbands In A Touching Tribute To Stereosonic

7 April, 2016. 10:30 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Australia's festival and touring industry is today rife with speculation that the summer dance festival known as Stereosonic has been shut down after a string of drug related incidents at the events in recent years. The two companies behind the electronic music festival, Totem Onelove and SFX Entertainment, have not confirmed its cancellation...

Local Apprentice Noticeably Chirpy After Receiving Government Tools Loan

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Local builder, Todd Rakzovic says his 18-year-old apprentice is much more "fidgety" since receiving his $8,000 tool bonus from the Federal Government last friday. Todd believes his first-year-apprentice, who goes by the name of Mitch Ross, has most likely spent the money on 'recreational' activities. "Mate, he didn't need any new tools. We provide him with tools......

Pathetic Excuse For A Human Idly Watches His Girlfriend Change A Tyre

4 April, 2016. 12:23 INGRID DOULTON | Women's Editor | Contact JACQUES MACDOUGALL'S FRIENDS HAVE been calling him mean names all weekend. One friend called him a "massive shirt-lifter" on his Facebook wall, another suggest that he was "the definition of a soft cock." The 24-year-old was returning to Brisbane from a family gathering near St George over the weekend when he got a flat...

Collingwood Supporters Rapidly Running Out Of People To Boo

3 April, 2016. 11:15 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Following the retirement of former Australian Of The Year and Indigenous AFL superstar, Adam Goodes, it appears that Collingwood supporters are rapidly running out of things to boo. Collingwood FC, which have a proud tradition of incessantly booing of minorities, have now taken aim at the Islamic population of regional Australia by protesting with a banner at...

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