A salute to Australia’s NT News


We’re going to go out on a limb and say Australia’s NT News is the best local or regional newspaper on the planet.

Yeah, shut up Bexley News Shopper, the Hull Daily Mail, Plymouth Herald and the Nottingham Post. These Aussies are legends in their own beer-swilled lunch times.

Which other paper would give you gems like these?

The time somebody took a crap in a taxi driver’s back seat

Even though they saved the best photo for the inside pages…

One of literally a billion front pages about crocodiles:

But if you bad-mouth their crocs, they’ll set a croc onto you.

And the same goes for acts of drunkenness, which areĀ also the local pastime:

And with so little to do to pass the time, weird shit inevitably happens:

Seriously weird stuff:

Nobody, but nobody, beats the NT News for weird.

And if you can get hold of a copy of the book, count yourself a very lucky person.