Not my President – but majority voted Trump

Well of course he is not my President, I am Australian. But thousands of Americans tweeted ‘he is not my President’. There have also been protesters lining the streets proclaiming ‘he is not my President’. If the people voted and chose Trump for President, then who are they to condemn the right of the people. … [Read the full story]

Who is on the side of the pensioner?

With Australian pensions becoming reduced due to new rules, which will apply on January 2017, I ask are we not entitled to a pension? At the end of World War 2, a great number of troops were coming home and it was a time of growth – the population was expanding. People turning away from a … [Read the full story]

Williams wins Melbourne Cup again with Almandin

Melbourne Cup winner Lloyd Williams is now the most successful owner to win the greatest horse race in the world. Lloyd Willaims has now been involved in five Melbourne Cup Winners – jockey Kerrin McEvoy has now won the race twice, What a great day to be an Australian, and to just be in Australia. … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1916

On January 8, 1916, Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of the Ottoman Empire. The Gallipoli Campaign resulted in 250,000 Allied casualties and greatly discredited Allied military command. Roughly an equal number of Turks were killed or wounded. In early 1915, the … [Read the full story]

Look at these tough Aussie women criminals

They were some of Australia’s shadiest sheilas. Murderers, bigamists, cocaine dealers and back street abortionists, all manner of vampish villain and fallen floozy scooped off the streets and photographed for police files. Their blank expressions hiding a catalogue of appalling crimes.  The incredible pictures – part of a collection of 2500 mugshots taken by New … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1941

On this day, British and Australian forces enter the port at Tobruk, in Libya, and tens of thousands of Italian occupiers are taken prisoner. Italy declared war on Great Britain in June 1940. At that time, Gen. Rodolfo Graziani had almost 10 times the number of men in Libya than the British forces in Egypt under … [Read the full story]

The difference between an Ozzie and Pommie zoo

What’s the difference between an Australian zoo and an English zoo?   An Australian zoo has a description of the animal on the front of the cage along with a recipe.

Camels to be killed because they fart

CAMEL experts have attacked Australian plans to kill wild dromedaries on the grounds their flatulence adds to global warming. The idea is “false and stupid … a scientific aberration”, the International Society of Camelid Research and Development declared, adding that camels were being made culprits for a man-made problem.“We believe that the good-hearted people and … [Read the full story]

Star of Gallantry awarded to Australian soldier for action in Afghanistan

An Australian soldier based in Perth has been awarded the second highest military medal behind the Victoria Cross. Sgt D won the Star of Gallantry in the same incident in which Perth SAS trooper Jason Brown was killed in an ambush on August 13th 2010. Minutes after Brown was cut down by a burst on the machine-gun … [Read the full story]

A high salary= a high sex drive

Your sex drive goes up along with your salary, according to an Australian study. It found that a link between sexual activity and income, with 80% of those on high income describing themselves as sexually active, compared with only 42% of those earning less. So if you’re skint, you’re probably not getting it enough. Who … [Read the full story]

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