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”

Boomtime for North Queensland

The North Queensland government is croc-a-hoop with new figures that show economic growth is faster than Australia and all of the G7 nations. The annualised and seasonally adjusted GDP growth figures to January 2018 for North Queensland are 3.99%, well above Australia (2.3%) and the US (1.9%). “Sales of crocodile skins have been brisk andContinue reading “Boomtime for North Queensland”

“I am not Yemeni”: Shier

By Allan Povah Prime Minister, Val Shier, tabled documents in Parliament yesterday proving that her Yemeni citizenship became invalidated well before her election in 2013. The certified documents from the Yemeni Home Office in Sana’a confirm that Ms Shier lived in Yemen between 1972 and 1977 and attended the École française d’Aden, studying French Literature,Continue reading ““I am not Yemeni”: Shier”

Mystery surrounds the First Dog’s condition

By Heather Luck Reports have emerged that First Dog, Ringo, may be suffering some kind of undisclosed health issue  The popular bow-wow has not been available for public appearances over the last two months. He has missed such high profile events as the Charters Towers Japanese Opera month and the Ravenshoe Jumps Racing carnival, atContinue reading “Mystery surrounds the First Dog’s condition”

Val Shier to play chihuahua in Mexican blockbuster

By Murray Murchison At  a press conference this morning at the Brickhouse, it was announced that PM Val Shier, was on her way to Mexico for pre-production in the upcoming Mexican cinema blockbuster ‘Soy lindo pero mi mierda es apestoso.’ Shier’s likeness is to be used in modelling the diminutive hero Prudenciana el Chihuahua (above). The highlyContinue reading “Val Shier to play chihuahua in Mexican blockbuster”