Friday 10 Apr 2020 | 01:17 | SYDNEY
Friday 10 Apr 2020 | 01:17 | SYDNEY

Friday funny II: Interesting ways to die in Australia


Sam Roggeveen


13 March 2009 15:27

This one's for our foreign readers. Earlier this week I referred to reports of a large-ish shark in the vicinity of a beach I was visiting. And many of you will have read this week about a kangaroo breaking through the window of a family home and going on a rampage inside (the man of the house has my respect — he headlocked a two-metre roo and dragged it out his front door). As Billy Connolly put it many years ago, it's a surprise that Australians make it to adulthood at all.

Yes folks, Australia is a dangerous place (not really, but it makes us feel good to think it is). Via John Quiggin's blog, here's a song about why you should visit anyway:

Have a good weekend.