The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2016
In a year of change, Australian politics remained laughable

In an annual tradition, Evan Williams presents his list of real Australian political news headlines that read as if they’re from the satirical newspaper The Onion.


Evan Williams’ book Australian Leader Eats Raw Onion Whole: Headlines from the government that broke satire is out via Black Inc.

Evan Williams

Evan Williams is a New York-based comedy writer. He has contributed humour to The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s and SBS Viceland’s The Feed

 

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