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Moranbah Man Moves Family To Brisbane To Get FIFO Work In Moranbah

23 June, 2015. 11:05 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact In the central-Queensland town of Moranbah, Locals are having to relocate their families south to Brisbane, in order to keep their jobs in the Moranbah mine. "It doesn't seem practical, but this place only likes hiring FIFO's (fly-in-fly-out workers) - the locals may as well be fucking kangaroos" says 4th-generation coal-miner, Ted Thornton. "My father...

Packer’s Romance With Mariah Doesn’t Really Live Up To 20 Years Of Wet Dreams

  20 June, 2015. 13:00 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact BILLIONAIRE and entertainment mogul James Packer is dating American songstress Mariah Carey according to close sources and the invasive photographers who captured photos of them holding hands in Capri, Italy. It is believed that the pair are sailing around the Mediterranean on Packer’s yacht, with the couple soon bound for Cannes and St...

Air Crash Investigations accidentally broadcast during long-haul flight

17 June, 2015. 15:32 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A SOUTHEAST ASIAN airline has come under fire for accidentally broadcasting an episode of Air Crash Investigations during a scheduled flight to Europe. The carrier, which cannot be named for legal reasons, has been subject to multiple hull losses and near misses in the past 24 months. This is the latest controversy that...

Prominent Palaeontologist unhappy with “realism” in Jurassic World

16 June, 2015. 16:45 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A LEADING SYDNEY University palaeontologist has lashed out at the makers of Jurassic World for depicting dinosaurs incorrectly and unrealistically. Speaking exclusively to The Advocate this morning, Associate Professor Don Pennebaker said the producers of the blockbuster film should "hang their heads in shame" and should be "made accountable for what they've done". "In terms...

Man In Hospital After Another Game Of Thrones-Spoiler Related Coward Punch At Betoota Hotel

  CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact John Grant, publican at The Lord Kidman Hotel in Betoota, says he can't believe the rise in petty-assaults he has seen in his small-town pub. He says most of it has to do with intense arguments over American television series. "It all comes down to those bloody televisions mate," says Mr Grant as he scours clean...

81-Year-Old Man Finally Quits Dead-End Job He’s Always Hated

15 June, 2015. 16:46 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact AN 81-YEAR-OLD man has finally quit his dead-end job after threatening to resign for six decades. Peter Marcell started working as a cellarboy at Outback Queensland's famous Betoota Hotel in 1955 after completing his university studies. He thought he'd only be there for a number of months, just to tie him over for a summer...

Smoking Saves Lives Of Bushwalkers Lost In Wilderness

11 June, 2015. 12:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A PACK A day smoker has saved the lives of his bushwalking troop after the group became lost during a hike in the Nadgee Nature Reserve, near Eden on the NSW far south coast. The party became disoriented and strayed off the Green Cape Track at around sundown last night. Overnight temperatures in the...

Mike Baird Advises Gen-Y To Find A Rich Male Partner And Never Have Kids

1 March, 2016. 16:45 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact Nurses, teachers and other key workers have taken umbrage with Mike Baird's claim that their is no such thing as a Baby Boomer housing bubble, and that anyone who can't afford to buy a home is too busy spending their money alcoholic beverages in late night venues. The comments have resulted in a...

This Chemical Spray Found on Organic Farms Kills Thousands of Australians Each Year

9 June, 2015. 16:37 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact A "CERTIFIED ORGANIC" cropping property near the NSW town of Trangie has come under investigation today after workers were allegedly caught spraying a controlled chemical on crops. Farmhands working on 'Eucaronage' via Gin Gin stand accused of using dihydrogen monoxide to promote plant growth, which is banned by organic certifying bodies around...

Australian Men Happily Unaware Of How Offensive Their Rigs Are

9 June, 2015. 12:30 CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact While the 'Dadbod' craze has been presented as a sweeping "online" trend, inspired by the carelessly dreamy bodies of Jason Segel and Leonardo Dicaprio, vast numbers of international communities would argue that the glorification of "sloppy rigs" is not a new thing. Around the world, there are thousands of notable communities that both worship and take...

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