Tag: satire

  • Tharunka editor writes more emails than articles

    Tharunka editor writes more emails than articles

    An anonymous source (allegedly a Tharunka editor) has told Tharunka they’ve had to wait more than a month to get paid below the minimum wage after logging their invoice to Arc @ UNSW Ltd.  According to the source, they’ve spent more than 50 unpaid hours resending the same email to Arc to remind them that…

  • Should there be more Grindr ads in election campaigns?

    Should there be more Grindr ads in election campaigns?

    With the Liberal Party thoroughly rawdogged up the Brisbane River by a group of young men and older women, all parties are now considering the power of homoerotic advertising on the campaign trail. 

  • PUP Put Down As Grog Dog Palmer Finds His Legs

    PUP Put Down As Grog Dog Palmer Finds His Legs

    By Garry Lu With his recent retirement from politics, Clive Palmer has taken up the noble profession of memes. Inside sources suggest that although Palmer has shrugged off the cloak of political influence, he is currently endeavouring to lobby for “more control towards foreign markets” to “promote the use of domestic memes”. “I actually mentioned…

  • Student Considers Dropping Fifth Year Medicine After The Greenhouse Raises Beer Prices By $1

    Student Considers Dropping Fifth Year Medicine After The Greenhouse Raises Beer Prices By $1

    By Stephen Brannon Jane Wilson is a young medicine student, with a keen interest in endocrinology, and great potential in the medical field. However, she’s begun a strange ritual since the Roundhouse’s closure. Every Tuesday afternoon, she leans, longingly, against the chain link fence surrounding the once bustling bar. “It’s a kind of memorial,” she…

  • Tharunka’s 2017 News Predictions

    Tharunka’s 2017 News Predictions

     Online sub-editor, Dominic Giannini, has the (very accurate) inside scoop for what’s going down in 2017…     Trump gets Stalin in Buzzfeed Quiz: Can we guess your favorite fascist?     Manly Sea Eagles disappoints fans by naming Nate Myles in Starting Squad “What a grub,” NSW Coach Laurie Daly was overheard saying.  …

  • Bill Shorten ceases to exist for 24 hours, to little concern

    Bill Shorten ceases to exist for 24 hours, to little concern

    Authorities are investigating a bizarre 24 hour time period in which Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, went unseen and unheard from, to no obvious concern from his family, colleagues, media observers, and the entire Australian public. Early reports suggest that nobody noticed. The Australian Federal Police was alerted to the disappearance after receiving several dozen faxes…