Opinion

Wed 21 Oct 2020

LETTERS: ALP has learned nothing from the last election

Premium Content LETTERS: ALP has learned nothing from the last election

Letters to the editor, SMSes and Harry’s View.

Tue 20 Oct 2020

From the editor’s desk: Burnett election debate

Premium Content From the editor’s desk: Burnett election debate

The NewsMail is tomorrow bringing you another local debate. Here’s how you can get involved

Why Schapelle Corby is Australia’s answer to Princess Di

Premium Content Why Schapelle Corby is Australia’s answer to Princess Di

The Brits had Princess Diana. All Australia ever wanted was a hairdresser who got busted in Bali hitting it hard on SAS Australia, writes Joe Hildebrand.

No political promise can prepare us for brave new world

Premium Content No political promise can prepare us for brave new world

LETTER: Virus from hell has created unique agenda that posed a labyrinth of twists and turns. Those who adjusted, survived the challenge, while many politicians have...

Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

Premium Content Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

Readers have their say on voluntary assisted dying, China’s attempts to block Australian imports, and empty election promises.

Numbers game: What Trad needs to win

Premium Content Numbers game: What Trad needs to win

She’s the highest profile Government backbencher to ever contest a Queensland election, but the numbers show it’ll be tough for Jackie Trad to keep her seat.

Mon 19 Oct 2020

LETTERS: We must do all we can to protect Great Barrier Reef

Premium Content LETTERS: We must do all we can to protect Great Barrier Reef

It is crucial that we don’t lose corals to factors outside of climate change, such as poor water quality with high sediment and nutrient loads.

Our own Ardern delivering election masterclass

Premium Content Our own Ardern delivering election masterclass

New Zealand and Queensland have much in common and now Annastacia Palaszczuk is set to follow Jacinda Ardern in leading Labor to election victory over COVID-19.

Worrying sign state’s koalas are under threat

Premium Content Worrying sign state’s koalas are under threat

Scientists believe all is not well with the koala population in southeast Queensland, with some of the native animals being snapped with unusual fur colouring.

Sun 18 Oct 2020

Hugh Sheridan shows being gay is no longer a career killer

Premium Content Hugh Sheridan shows being gay is no longer a career killer

For decades, the status of a celebrity’s sexuality was a closely guarded secret if anything outside the norm. But what once seemed a publicity disaster is now very much...

Dan’s new plan shows he doesn’t trust bungling bureaucrats

Premium Content Dan’s new plan shows he doesn’t trust bungling bureaucrats

Uncle Dan’s latest stringent plan shows he’s freaking out about infection rates NSW can handle without a sweat.

How Ardern won ‘greatest victory ever’

How Ardern won ‘greatest victory ever’

She was expected to do well – but not this well. And now, Jacinda Ardern has stormed to victory in a landslide that surprised even herself.

Pot-lovers, anti-vaxxers, COVID-deniers clogging up ballot

Premium Content Pot-lovers, anti-vaxxers, COVID-deniers clogging up ballot

However you vote on October 31, you will still have to vote for some of these interesting contenders thanks to our compulsory preferential voting.

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Why Carrie Bickmore wants to track down her former teacher

Why Carrie Bickmore wants to track down her former teacher

“One teacher having faith in you can open the door,” writes The Project host Carrie Bickmore as she reflects on the many mentors and teachers who shaped her.

EDITORIAL: The election finger-pointing fatigue is real

Premium Content EDITORIAL: The election finger-pointing fatigue is real

It’s anyone’s game and the behaviour of major parties could be playing into minor hands.

Quit stalling on euthanasia laws

Premium Content Quit stalling on euthanasia laws

Too few Queenslanders receive quality end-of-life care, and voluntary assisted dying must be legalised to save the terminally ill, writes Kylie Lang.

Real reason Gladys got away with affair

Real reason Gladys got away with affair

Gladys Berejiklian has had a week that would have seen any other Premier out of a job – but she’s survived, and there’s one reason why.

LETTERS: Who really runs the Queensland ALP?

Premium Content LETTERS: Who really runs the Queensland ALP?

Could we actually see Jackie Trad taking over the leadership, like what happened with Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard and Bill Shorten?

Fri 16 Oct 2020

Kingmaker: What LNP needs to give to get Katter alliance

Premium Content Kingmaker: What LNP needs to give to get Katter alliance

Robbie Katter says he is open to an LNP alliance but these are the things that he wants done in return, writes DES HOUGHTON.

OPINION: Why Gladys Berejiklian must hold firm for now

Premium Content OPINION: Why Gladys Berejiklian must hold firm for now

Do this for the women who will come after you

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