Cuarón scoops the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. All of the stars turned out last night in Cairns for the sixth North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Villa Romana, Cadbury and Montezumas. Hosted by Lucy Lawless, the four hour ceremony included a performance of Radio Ga Ga, by Rami Malek, backed by Brian May and Roger Taylor. Malek wasContinue reading “Cuarón scoops the Steves”

Let there be Light wins big at the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft It was a night for the obliteratii and the shiterati in Cairns last night for the presentation of the fifth annual North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Reef Casino and Beacon Lighting. The awards were presented in front of a celebrity studded audience of B- and C-listers The gripping badguy-atheist-finds-God-gets-saved drama,Continue reading “Let there be Light wins big at the Steves”

Dutton turns to Leviticus for social policy direction

By Murray Murchison Australian Minister for Immigration, Peter Dutton, has announced the appointment of his new staff-member, Leviticus, who will be taking on the challenging role of Dutton’s house-dog and speech-checker. Leviticus, is by Moses and out of Delilah and is the result of a unusual political connection The story goes like this: On an unspecifiedContinue reading “Dutton turns to Leviticus for social policy direction”

I had a dream: Bernardi to form new party

SPECIAL REPORT: Emerson Bracewell in Canberra The Plain Dealer’s Canberra insider, Emerson Bracewell, has reported on his recent conversation with Senator Cory Bernardi (pictured) in which Mr Bernardi has indicated his intention to form a new political party.  “I’ve been good mates with Berns since the ‘Conservative Revolution’ days, ” declared Bracewell. “We’d often catchContinue reading “I had a dream: Bernardi to form new party”

Cash apologises for cat chaos

By Shirley Higgins-Croft There were emotional scenes at Parliament House in Canberra today as Michaelia Cash apologised for smuggling her cat, Henrietta, into the Senate chamber. Last Thursday there was chaos on the red carpet of the senate, when Henrietta took fright during a speech by Senator David Leyonhjelm. “David was banging on about quolls,Continue reading “Cash apologises for cat chaos”