Opinion

Tue 16 Jul 2019

WEB WOES: Why you're giving away more online than you think

premium_icon WEB WOES: Why you're giving away more online than you think

IMAGINE someone tells you to get 100 manila folders and in each of them print out and place a copy of all of your personal information.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Winning spoils shared as Lloyd ends illustrious career

premium_icon Winning spoils shared as Lloyd ends illustrious career

APPRENTICE Jackson Murphy started with a welcome winner for Gold Coast trainer Mel Eggleston before the day proceeded without a multiple race winning jockey.

OPINION: What's the end game in welfare drug testing?

premium_icon OPINION: What's the end game in welfare drug testing?

I WONDER if we're a society driven more by a desire to punish than to problem-solve.

Why I’ve had it with The Handmaid’s Tale

Why I’ve had it with The Handmaid’s Tale

They started out as some of the best television we’ve seen in years, but they’ve stayed at the party too long and have lost what made them bingeworthy,

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Extreme trend the ‘new lower-back tattoo’

Extreme trend the ‘new lower-back tattoo’

Australia, don’t say you haven’t been warned. This hot new craze seems sexy now — but you will absolutely regret it, writes James Weir.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

David Campbell: ‘Could my son be Princess Diana?’

premium_icon David Campbell: ‘Could my son be Princess Diana?’

V host David Campbell details the unexplainable events that led him and his wife to believe their son could be the reincarnation of the People’s Princess.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

I sometimes wonder whether we are indeed throwing Christians in the metaphorical lion’s den – or whether they are throwing themselves in.

How giving a little can grant you a lot back

premium_icon How giving a little can grant you a lot back

I AM fortunate that my kids are of an age that they still sometimes laugh at my jokes, even the bad ones.

These protesters are just spoilt brats wasting our time

premium_icon These protesters are just spoilt brats wasting our time

Anti-Adani protesters are deluded. Someone tell them the war is over — the mine is approved.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

‘Weak’ economy on brink of ‘lost decade’

‘Weak’ economy on brink of ‘lost decade’

It’s no secret our economy is struggling — but there’s a worrying sign that points to a long-term problem, not just a temporary blip.

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

A man is dead because someone thought it was safe to bring a particular dog into their home — so when will the rest of the big dog owners wake up?

What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

premium_icon What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

Hard work and long hours aside, there’s one thing that helped Australian tennis champion Ashleigh Barty become the player she is today.

Hypocrisy reigns in our new theocracy, as compassion dies

premium_icon Hypocrisy reigns in our new theocracy, as compassion dies

"Christian" government which tells us to put a positive spin on homelessness highlights the hypocrisy we can expect for the next few years.

Opinion Column: How is Liz Hurley's latest bikini news?

premium_icon Opinion Column: How is Liz Hurley's latest bikini news?

'Eat what you want, dress how you want and set the expectations low early'

Couldn't we be a classy society and drink in public?

premium_icon Couldn't we be a classy society and drink in public?

How much better would a Queensland afternoon be knowing you could uncork a bottle knowing the boys in blue won't come and throw you in prison?

OPINION: New site a good start but room to improve

premium_icon OPINION: New site a good start but room to improve

THE State Government has launched a website for victims of domestic and family violence, removing one of the obstacles for people seeking help.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

’Bewildering’ refs overshadow NSW win

’Bewildering’ refs overshadow NSW win

State of Origin refs Ashley Klein and Gerard Sutton may need to be reminded People “don’t come to see them” after a shocking Origin performance.

The population bomb that failed to detonate

premium_icon The population bomb that failed to detonate

It was a time of space exploration — and living in fear for mankind's future. Now, 50 years later, we must ask what were those fears that gripped the world really...

OPINION: Parks are the beating heart of the best towns

OPINION: Parks are the beating heart of the best towns

What makes a great playground and how do we get more in the region?

Government’s welfare drug-testing plans will end in disaster

premium_icon Government’s welfare drug-testing plans will end in disaster

If Scott Morrison and his government truly want to change our national welfare system for the better they need to start paying attention to the hard facts.

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