Australia's second favourite source of satire, after Today Tonight.
The Shovel is Australia’s satirical news website. That means the stories on this site are made up. Even the one about Vladimir Putin marrying himself.
If you like The Shovel, we suggest you either:
- follow The Shovel on Facebook
- follow The Shovel on Twitter or
- sign up for email updates at the bottom of the page
It’s the easiest way to get your regular fix of Australian satire.