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PREMIER NEWMAN ORDERS G20 COPS TO SHOOT ON SIGHT

24 October, 2014. 11:01 am Clancy Overell | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] #G20 #ADF #AFP #BRISBANE NEWMAN ORDERS G20 COPS TO SHOOT ON SIGHT. ACTIVISTS and protesters planning to make a scene at this years G20 Summit in Brisbane have been issued a warning today by Premier Campbell Newman: "If you want to carry on, expect to be in the crosshairs... and we won't be using...

Jeremy Clarkson allegedly arrested in Northern Territory

24 October, 2014. 14:00 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] #BREAKING #TOPGEAR #TRAVELNT #NTPOLICE TWITTER HAS BEEN set alight by rumours that Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been arrested north of Alice Springs for dangerous driving. Northern Territory police released a statement saying that a high profile arrest took place this morning with news to follow. The Top Gear team was spotted leaving...

AUSTRALIAN RAPPER 360 HINTS TO A CAREER IN POLITICS

  Clancy Overell | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] 23 October, 2014. 13:10 AUSTRALIA'S most prominent rap artist, Matt '360' Colwell has been trending nation-wide since his appearance on ABC's Q&A this week. While attracting criticism for his comments about the Australian flag and it's symbolism as a beacon for young racists, his commentary on the issue and subsequent media activity in the days following has...

Banksy arrest hoax was publicity stunt

21 October, 2014. 14:21 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-Large | [email protected] The widely-reported arrest the London-based artist last week was a publicity stunt, which aimed to outline the shortcomings of the modern news cycle. While Banksy has remained characteristically silent on the incident, sources close to the artist say that the hoax arrest is to be included in a new documentary - made...

Prime Minister Abbott finds solution to Burqa-ban

Oct 21, 2014 16:00 Clancy Overell, Journalist TODAY it can be announced that ban on face-covering garments such as burkas and niqabs introduced in the Australian parliament has been lifted after just two weeks, following the intervention of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Current Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop as well as the President of the Senate, Stephen Parry were behind...

Man caught googling “Allah-Las” arrested

20 October, 2014. 14:29 GREG KNAPMANN | National Security Reporter | [email protected] AN ADELAIDE MAN is in police custody after using the internet to download information regarding US band "Allah-Las". South Australia Police says the early morning raid was the culmination of over a years work. "It was a bipartisan operation between SA Police and the Federal Police," says police spokesman Aaron Downing. The...

Palmer in hot water over “fancy dress”

   EYND BLYTON | National News | [email protected] THE SAUDI Ambassador to Australia has expressed his disgust over Clive Palmer's choice to attend his own party dressed as a "friendly Muslim". The rogue hosted his annual "Jurassic Ball" at his infamous "Palmer Coolum Resort" on the Sunshine Coast last night. The function is a favourite on the Canberra social calender, where politicians let...

Woolworths pulls another controversial tee shirt

14 October, 2014. 19:19 CIVIL RIGHTS activists are again up in arms for the second time this week over yet another racist T-shirt found on sale in a North Queensland Franchise. The t-shirt has created controversy as many feel it is promoting racial discrimination with a hooded Ku Klux Klan member mimicking the iconic Uncle Sam recruitment posters from WWII. Australia's Race...

Kyle Sandilands to replace The Doctor at Triple J

October 17, 2014. 15:36 BOTH KIIS 106.5fm and JJJ have confirmed today that Lindsay 'The Doctor' Mcdougall will be replaced by radio tycoon Kyle Sandilands following his departure from JJJ on December 11th, after ten years in the reigns. In a quote from Sandilands' management: "Kyle has said he used to listen to JJJ when he was a homeless kid in Brisbane's...

“Pads are for periods” – Jarryd Hayne signs deal with Seahawks

October 17, 2014. 3:14 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | [email protected] THE SEATTLE Sea Hawks have signed the Australian rugby league MVP to a 12-month rookie contract. "I think pads are only for periods," says Mr Hayne. Jarryd Hayne is considered one of the best ever players of his native game. But, he wants to play without pads or a helmet. "Americans are a bit soft." The...

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