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Leading article Australia

Out of touch

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

In exciting news this week, the Prime Minister announced that a retired coal miner from Cessnock who now runs a sausage sizzle outside a Newcastle servo every Saturday morning to raise money for his local church and for Little Nippers, has been named as the 28th governor-general of Australia. Dave Smith, or Davo as he is known at his favourite watering-hole at the Merewether RSL, came to Australia as a ten-pound Pom in the late 1960s and achieved fame and notoriety in the Pokolbin Gazette when he once sculled three jugs of Resch’s DA in under 30 seconds to win...

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