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Milan Edges Out Regional Victoria With Winning Bid To Host 2026 Winter Olympics

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet |CONTACT In some news out of Europe today, it has been officially confirmed that Rural Victoria's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics has failed. In some sad news for the struggling regional economy, the bid to host the pinnacle of winter sports came a close second behind the...

Human Kind To Be Spared Of Most Emotional And Overthought Drake Album Yet

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet |CONTACT In breaking news out of the North American continent, it looks like the world will not be graced with a hyper-sensitive album from Canadian rapper Drake. The Toronto Raptors superfan who has been responsible for the crashing and burning of a number of high profile athletes and teams...

Justin Bieber Publicly Reveals That He’s Never Watched Any Of The Mission Impossible Movies

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Justin Bieber has surprised the world this week with comments that suggest he's not very interested in self preservation. The 25-year-old Canadian-American has publicly revealed how little he knows about the career of Hollywood action star Tom Cruise, known for almost one hundred different movies involving zip lines and...

Man Who Bought 9 Beers On Tiger Flight To Thailand Says He’s Got Haggling Down To An Art

TRACEY BENDINGER | Culture | Contact Six-foot-tall Betoota Dolphins prop, Jason Ristrome, today made the bold statement to his mates that he has mastered the ancient art of haggling after spending just two weeks in Thailand. “Yeah, it’s a piece of piss. They reckon tourists have targets on their back, but I figured that haggling...

Redundancies Expected At Nigerian Arm Of ATO Following News Apple’s Discontinuing iTunes

WENDELL HUSSEY | Cadet | Contact The Abuja based arm of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is today reeling from the news that iTunes will be no more. In what comes as a devastating blow for the ATO officers based in Nigeria's capital, it's looking like plenty of ex-pats and locals may need to...

Netflix Audiences Demand More Movie Artwork Of Jason Statham Diving Sideways While Shooting

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT As cable and free-to-air continue to struggle in Australia, a new study has been conducted to identify just what it is that streaming platforms are offering to make them so popular. The new report, which was carried out by the ACMA, has found that on top of convenience and...

Woman Looking At Scales Starting To Think That Maybe Calories Do Count On Holidays

TRACEY BENDINGER | Culture | Contact A naïve Julia Cummins has been confronted with an unsettling reality this morning after realising the 300,000 calories she consumed on holidays actually do count in the real world. Julia had been operating under the assumption of ‘what you eat on holidays, stays on holidays’, but judging by...

Local Bushie Speaking To American Amazed They Have Different Names For Things

TRACEY BENDINGER | Culture | Contact “Haha! You call that a what?” laughed an incredulous Bill Fowler, while pointing at a can of soft drink. “Pop?” replied Chad Hodges, confused. “Mate, that’s soft drink! What else do you yanks call wrong?” “Well, I don’t think we call anything wrong”

Aldi Admits Hosting A Snow Gear Sale On Mount Everest Summit Might Have Been A Bit Reckless

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT Frenzied scenes played out at Aldi stores nationwide on election day, as the retailer launched its annual ski gear sale for Australian. Queues of thousands snaked around the streets outside the nation's Aldi, franchises, with shoppers waiting for doors to open at 8.30am. Two weeks later...

Australian Living Abroad Branches Out And Makes Friends With Bunch Of Aussies Living Overseas

TRACEY BENDINGER | Culture | Contact Betoota Grove free-spirit, Bella Robertson, moved to New York just over two years ago with dreams of starting a new life there; new job, new apartment and new New Yorker friends.  Sitting down with The Advocate’s West Coast correspondent, Bella admitted that life in New York isn’t quite what...

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