October 2017 Classifieds

Apology The Management Team at the Plain Dealer would like to apologise for the limited Classifieds this month. This is due to some staff behavior viz a viz access to certain websites and an associated computer virus. No mouse will be left un-clicked in our efforts to rectify this issue. For Sale For sale: TwoContinue reading “October 2017 Classifieds”

Anders and Drago to tie the knot

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Founder and CEO of the HipMoi organisation, Anton Anders (above) has announced his engagement to model and ninja-warrior, Ludmilla Drago. Ms Drago, former partner of Cowboys impact forward Gavin Cooper, is well known as the face of Chemist’s Warehouse, and for her recurring role on Real Estate Agents of Palm Cove. SinceContinue reading “Anders and Drago to tie the knot”

New measures for dogshit control

By Allan Povah Chief of the Department of Dog Catchers and Cat Herders, Desmond Bowe, has announced sweeping changes to dog licencing regulations in the far north. In the future, all dogs in the region shall be required to be implanted with GPS tracking technology and to submit a stool sample so that a DNAContinue reading “New measures for dogshit control”

Pigeon shits on desk

By Heather Luck A disgruntled former employee of the Cowboys organisation has let loose with in tell-all interview about the goings on at Cowboys House. Ms Helena Cherry, 44, of Wulguru, was formerly a cleaner at the sprawling establishment, and was entrusted with cleaning the bedrooms and offices of the playing group before and afterContinue reading “Pigeon shits on desk”

Meteorologists thrash Talent

By Destiny Givens The cultural program for the 2017 symposium of the Asian Confederation of Weatherpersons (ACW) concluded on Sunday with the traditional Meteorologists versus Talent T20 cricket match. After winning the toss and electing to bat, the Meteorologists performed well in the morning session and amassed a formidable total of 2 (declared) for 448,Continue reading “Meteorologists thrash Talent”

Weather conference held at the Radisson

By Allan Povah The 2017 conference for the Asian Confederation of Weatherpersons (ACW) was held this past weekend at the Radisson Hotel. The biennial conference is always well subscribed, and weatherpersons from as far afield as Bunbury and Jakarta were in attendance for this year’s conference. In the technical sessions, international compliance standards were discussedContinue reading “Weather conference held at the Radisson”

Ruckus at Country Fair

By Kimberley Schloss Police were called yesterday to break up an ugly confrontation at the annual St Monica’s Country Fair. The trouble began when parents tried to eject members of free-love advocacy group, the Freshwater Swingers, from the event. St Monica’s principal, Sr Aloysius, confirmed that an information booth and had been allocated to theContinue reading “Ruckus at Country Fair”

Natalie wins Arse or Elbow competition

By Murray Murchison The winner of the biennial Plain Dealer Arse or Elbow competition has been announced. Natalie Lord, 27, of Kanimbla, correctly identified the photograph, by contributing editor, Allan Povah, as being of a kneelbow. Over 480,000 people entered the competition to try to guess the body-part, with about 478,000 guessing that it wasContinue reading “Natalie wins Arse or Elbow competition”

“Yes” campaigner apologises for fascist comments

By Heather Luck Outspoken gay-rights activist and Secretary of the Far North Queensland Enemies of Fascism (FnqEnFa), Gwen Nicholson-Smith, 31, of Mount Sheridan (above), has apologised for comments in which she described prominent ‘No’ campaigner, Joshua Cooke, as a “nothing more than a Nazi fascista” on her popular ‘Left is Right’ podcast. Mz Nicholson, whoContinue reading ““Yes” campaigner apologises for fascist comments”

Elton visits the Big Peanut

By Kimberley Schloss There was great excitement on the Tablelands this week, as Elton John made good on his earlier promise to visit the region’s tourist hotspots. Following the fourth encore at his sellout concert last Saturday night at Cazaly’s Stadium, Elton was taken for a private viewing of the Danbulla Cathedral Fig Tree, andContinue reading “Elton visits the Big Peanut”