The Ringo is dead. Long live the Digger.

By Murray Murchison. In a press-conference today, Val Shier announced to a hushed crowd of journalists that First Dog, Ringo, had passed away during the night. Shier had returned from Mexico to resume her duties as Prime Minister mere hours before Ringo succumbed to complications associated with mange. Even amongst that hard-bitten group of veteranContinue reading “The Ringo is dead. Long live the Digger.”

A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Dame Lisbeth Trickett is the popular Minister for Defence and Animal Affairs. She was kind enough to spend an afternoon with me at Lunico’s Restaurant at Trinity Beach. SHC: Dame Trickett, thanks for agreeing to talk. Let’s start with the hot-button issue. Where do you stand onContinue reading “A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett”

Aussies put the touch on Hutt, NQ won’t stand for it

By Murray Murchison The Royal Family of Hutt River Province (HRP) have been ordered to pay a total of around three million Australian dollars in back payments to the Australian Tax Office. Mayor of Mareeba, ‘Big’ Tom Gilmore has travelled to Parliament House in Townsville to express his disgust at the decision. He was recognisedContinue reading “Aussies put the touch on Hutt, NQ won’t stand for it”

Sources: Jaguar attacks Ringo

By Murray Murchison There are grave concerns within the intelligence community that the recent wildlife exchange between the Mexico and North Queensland governments could lead to significant security concerns. The so-called CrocJag Initiative was intended to promote bipartisan trade and wildlife agreements, but instead may have exposed the inner workings of the NQ government toContinue reading “Sources: Jaguar attacks Ringo”