The Definitive Ranking Of 2014's Australian April Fools' Day Pranks
It's April 1. Here's how Australia celebrated. Ranked from worst to best.
The Gold Coast Bulletin claimed the 2018 Commonwealth Games would revert to the 'Empire Games'.
Every item on P9 of The NT News was an April Fools' joke, including a ban on drinking during cyclones.
According to alleged new research, the Lamington was definitely invented in New Zealand 'beyond doubt', reported Guardian Australia.
ISP iinet Unveiled Pet-Powered Wi-Fi.
"The world's first communications device that allows you to interact, engage and connect with the most talkative tail wagger."
The accompanying YouTube has been viewed 210 times.
Twenty minutes after Optus, Telstra revealed #connectedpet.
The first Telstra phone for pets, with Bark/Meow To Text and GPS tracker.
Deal website Groupon offered an exclusive chance to meet Prince William and Kate Middleton and hold Prince George on their upcoming Australian tour.
And Reddit Austria ensured our European friends were equally confused.
Australia's most famous racecourse has been cloned, claimed Punters Paradise.
Scoot Airlines announced that customers will be able to enjoy inflight hot yoga classes.
Student Flights introduced exclusive top-to-tail business class seat category.
The Shovel claimed one recently announced government initiative is an April Fools' gag. Just the one?!
Meanwhile, The New Daily were reporting John Howard: The Movie.
According to SameSame.com.au Tony Abbott has pledged his support for his dog Maisie, a little cream-coloured pup who he now reveals is only attracted to other female dogs.
“I support my lesbian dog 100%,” Abbott allegedly confirmed in a statement today. “And I sincerely hope she obtains equal rights, sometime after my reign as Prime Minister.”
Opposition leader Bill Shorten announced a new initiative.
PR company Access PR picked up the account for North Korea Tourism.
Media website Mumbrella reported that the winner of the Federal Government’s media account will be required to move its headquarters to Western Sydney.
The Holden Racing Team crossed the Bass Strait last night thanks to its new Aqua Pro™ floatation kit.
Outspoken News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt will replace Charlie Pickering on The Project, according to TV Tonight.
The Australian Financial Review newspaper is going online only. If you believe rivals The Australian.
Pop culture delight Junkee are launching a paywall, and BuzzFeedOz may be to blame. Sorry guys!
The Kogan Drone Broadband Network took flight.
Vegemite have launched the iDRINK 2.1 energy drink!
Melbourne Metro and DumbWays2Die launched a video showing how to kill your Dad.
Watch Do Not Set Your Dad On Fire - a message from Metro.
Satirical Jedi Knights A Rational Fear printed 1375 fake WA ballot papers and dumped them near the offices of Perth Now.
Google Maps updated to include Pokemon overlays.
Apparently, dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps.
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