Opinion

Sat 4 Apr 2020

ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

premium_icon ZOOM IN: Self-isolation launches 2nd digital revolution

Technophobes across the world are switching on a part of their brain they’ve vehemently ignored like the dragon in the closet for the past 20 years.

Ask the Expert: Rental market changes after COVID-19

Ask the Expert: Rental market changes after COVID-19

Real estate expert Adrian Kelly has called for clarity on the rules for evictions, saying agents are being inundated with landlords and tenants in tears.

Insults over PM’s appearance is reverse sexism at its worst

premium_icon Insults over PM’s appearance is reverse sexism at its worst

Political ideologies aside, Scott Morrison has one of the toughest jobs right now. And as such, how he looks shouldn’t be up for critique, writes Lucy Carne.

Opinion: Greedy landlords should be named and shamed

premium_icon Opinion: Greedy landlords should be named and shamed

WE are all in this together – unless you’re a greedy landlord, writes Kylie Lang.

EPIC FAIL: How could the ECQ muck election up ... again?

premium_icon EPIC FAIL: How could the ECQ muck election up ... again?

Peter Gardiner takes a look into what went wrong with the council election tallies throughout Queensland.

How Australia has proven Trump wrong

How Australia has proven Trump wrong

ANALYSIS: Donald Trump and Scott Morrison have both made the same boast about their coronavirus response this week. They can’t both be right.

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Coronavirus may be the wakeup call we needed

Coronavirus may be the wakeup call we needed

If you’re looking for inspiration to change, look no further than our frontline health workers who are making the selfless decision to help others every day

Voters lose faith after another poll debacle

premium_icon Voters lose faith after another poll debacle

LIKE countless other Queenslanders, I had a less than ideal experience voting at last weekend’s local government elections, writes Steven Wardill.

What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

premium_icon What to use in 'loo' of toilet paper?

THE panic buyers had left me out of toilet paper and panicking. It was then I had to take matters into my own hands... so to speak.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Beach closures, lockdowns: The fools ruining it for everyone

premium_icon Beach closures, lockdowns: The fools ruining it for everyone

To those flouting coronavirus restrictions, like those fools caught soaking up the sun yesterday, it’s time to pull your heads out of the sand.

Opinion: Need for news

premium_icon Opinion: Need for news

YESTERDAY was a sad day for the media industry, after Newscorp confirmed its metro community newspapers, including Brisbane-based Quest, would suspend their print...

OPINION: How can anyone eat animals after coronavirus?

OPINION: How can anyone eat animals after coronavirus?

For all the energy we’re expending on worrying, panic-buying toilet paper, and hoarding hand wash are we really doing enough to turn things around? No, not even close...

The key to calm is as much certainty as possible

premium_icon The key to calm is as much certainty as possible

We need as much certainty as possible if we are to get through this very uncertain future.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Dating in a coronavirus-hit world

premium_icon Dating in a coronavirus-hit world

Many of us find ourselves in long-distance relationships at the moment as a result of coronavirus-imposed isolation.

Coronavirus: Is this the start of the end times?

premium_icon Coronavirus: Is this the start of the end times?

IS the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world a sign of the last days?

‘We were pretty lucky to see that, weren’t we?’

premium_icon ‘We were pretty lucky to see that, weren’t we?’

When I visited my 95-year-old mother, who is in self-isolation, an extraordinary event unfolded around us, writes Frances Whiting.

Sydney elites in coronavirus isolation lash out at “dobbers”

premium_icon Sydney elites in coronavirus isolation lash out at “dobbers”

In the midst of a pandemic, all Australians should be held to the same standard. But we can’t let the actions of others turn us into a nation of dobbers.

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

As a frontline worker in Italy, I can tell you that coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. So why won’t people take it seriously?

By-election win may have sealed Frecklington’s fate

premium_icon By-election win may have sealed Frecklington’s fate

The LNP may have retained the seat of Currumbin at the weekend’s by-election, but the nature of the victory may have guaranteed its leader’s downfall, writes Paul...

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Overnight, Meghan and Harry posted their final message to their Sussex Royal account – but two very important words were conspicuously absent.

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