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Arm yourselves, for magpie swooping season is here

Arm yourselves, for magpie swooping season is here

We have sensible gun laws for a reason, but that in no way diminishes my need for a shotgun right now.

  • by John Birmingham

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Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Let's wrap up this grabby gift registry caper

Before we start getting too excited about this same-sex marriage business, we need to knock off the old tradition of wedding gift registries.

  • by Kitty Flanagan
Fire, fury and the first amendment
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Fire, fury and the first amendment

There's enough intrigue and backstabbing in the latest White House tell-all tittle-tattle to make Game of Thrones look like work of fiction.

  • by Dom Knight
What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn
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What a drag to be Father Kevin Andrews when Malcolm Turnbull is on his lawn

Kevin Andrews, you may not know, rejoices in the parliamentary title of Father of the House, which means he is currently the longest continuously serving member of the House of Representatives.

  • by Tony Wright
Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

Euthanasia laws: As Bob Hawke might say, 'Bloody bewdie, Jill!'

We await Bob Hawke's intervention in the euthanasia debate.

  • by Tony Wright
Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra
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Sketch: Nick Xenophon explains his real reasons for leaving Canberra

The worst insult since Anthony Quinn played Zorba. His Xness, Nick, explains.

  • by Tony Wright
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Donald Trump's handshake with French president Emmanuel Macron possibly his most awkward yet
SATIRE

Donald Trump's handshake with French president Emmanuel Macron possibly his most awkward yet

Donald Trump's handshake with French president possibly his most awkward yet.

  • by Melissa Singer
New visa test to require immigrants to shotgun a VB while wearing a Bintang singlet

New visa test to require immigrants to shotgun a VB while wearing a Bintang singlet

Those sitting the test will be cheered on/bullied by Immigration staff, to create a more realistic, high-pressure environment.

United launches new drag on/drag off seating

United launches new drag on/drag off seating

[SATIRE] US airline giant United launched an innovative new seating class today, which will see customers dragged to and from their seats for a modest extra fee.

Ahmed Fahour quit Australia Post years ago. His resignation letter only arrived today

Ahmed Fahour quit Australia Post years ago. His resignation letter only arrived today

[SATIRE] A spokesperson for the Australia Post board of directors said they suspected a resignation may have been imminent in August 2015, when they received a ‘sorry we missed you’ card.

Liberal donor insists he has no influence on party policy

Liberal donor insists he has no influence on party policy

[SATIRE] The Sydney man, who was revealed yesterday as the party’s biggest ever donor, said he had no interest in policy and was happy to leave the running of the party to others.