Professor Christopher elected WBU Vice-Chancellor

By Murray Murchison. The media office at William Bligh University has released a statement today that Professor Christopher Crocodile has been elected as the new Vice Chancellor of the prestigious university. The announcement was something of a surprise as Emeritus Professor Aubrey Patterson had been expected to be appointed. In the lead-up to the appointment,Continue reading “Professor Christopher elected WBU Vice-Chancellor”

Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong

By Kimberley Schloss In a lavish ceremony at the Reef Casino in Cairns, international pop sensation and assistant coach at the Mackay Cutters, Jessica Mauboy, has been named as Far North Queenslander of the Year. The former Young Diva has been a perennial finalist in the competition, and is the first non-Cowboy recipient since SharynContinue reading “Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong”

Bowen sidesteps thru Homeland Security

By Destiny Givens On arrival in Dallas Fort Worth International Airport today, three-time FNQOTY Matty Bowen (above) was taken aside by immigration officials and grilled over his religious and political views. “Luckily I speak a bit of Arabic, so I was able to convince Akmed and Corey that I have no Islamist tendencies,” said Bowen.Continue reading “Bowen sidesteps thru Homeland Security”

Three cheers for the champions from up here!

By Allan Povah The tropical north enjoyed perfect weather, as usual, for Far North Queensland Day yesterday. Locals got up to their usual tricks; barbecues with friends, sucking on mangoes and pig shooting were popular activities. “It’s great up here in summer at the best of times,” said Maybelle Shaunessy of White Rock. “It’s eitherContinue reading “Three cheers for the champions from up here!”