Vaccine boutique to open at Amcal

By Paolo Zupp. The Amcal pharmacy at Campus shops in Smithfield have announced an ambitious plan to provide a bespoke vaccination boutique in the rollout of the COVID19 vaccines. Amcal pharmacist and casual virologist, Josh Brendixsen, is excited about the developments, which include a sensory deprivation room and a bocce arena. “We aim to provideContinue reading “Vaccine boutique to open at Amcal”

Mexican Servo opens in Baja Roca Blanca

By Allan Povah. A new Pemex service station located on the Bruce Highway at Baja Roca Blanca (formerly White Rock) has opened its bowsers. The outlet is owned and supplied by Mexican conglomerate Petróleos Mexicanos, and features a full service experience provided by a Mexican gasoline deployment technicians (above). It is expected that the sizeableContinue reading “Mexican Servo opens in Baja Roca Blanca”

Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists

By Destiny Givens Yesterday, the finals of the Sheridan Cup were played out at Barlow Park, with the Cairns Christian Coalition New Earth Creationists emerging victorious, with an 8-7 extra time victory against the Parents of the Children of Mother of Good Counsel. Margaret Court, captain and half-back for the winning team accepted the trophyContinue reading “Shirts v Skins touch competition won by New Earth Creationists”

Scrimshaw wins again

By Paolo Zupp Trinity Park refrigeration mechanic, Jeremy Scrimshaw (above), has won the Holston Bremmer Sachs award for Best Back Tatt at the Far North Queensland Tattoo and Piercing awards held last weekend at Paradise Palms. As part of his awards package, Scrimshaw received two vouchers for Snippy-Wu’s “walk in and crawl out” vasectomy procedure,Continue reading “Scrimshaw wins again”

Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced

By Destiny Givens The annual Christians v Atheists touch football competition has been expanded and now will be held on the first weekend in August at Barlow Park. It includes extra teams, including a Seventh Day Adventist contingent (pictured above). The event, conducted in a shirts/skins format, was originally scheduled for this week, but hasContinue reading “Inaugural Shirts v Skins Touch Football Comp announced”

WBU announce education campaign for managing SSAD

By Murray Murchison Academics at the William Bligh University have announced that they have been given federal funding to implement an education campaign on the common and debilitating condition, Social Sequencing Anxiety Disorder, or SSAD. SSAD sufferers are afflicted with the ability to know their rank in a social sequencing situation, such as a queueContinue reading “WBU announce education campaign for managing SSAD”

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”

Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza

By Paolo Zupp The first shipment of the Quetza range of Beers and Ales has arrived at Dan Murphy’s Smithfield, and lovers of the amber liquid are lining up outside to get their first taste. Herbert Wang (above), of Baja Roca Blanca, was one of the first to pick up a carton of the launchContinue reading “Quaffers queue for quenching Quetza”

The beer that ended a civilisation

By Paolo Zupp A team of scientists from William Bligh University (WBU), in conjunction with Mexico City’s Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM), have successfully brewed a version of the pre-Hispanic corn beer that was favoured by the Aztec civilisation. It has been postulated by historians that the extreme predilection of Aztecs for Quetzalcoatl Bitter, as itContinue reading “The beer that ended a civilisation”