Opinion

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Sneering elites wrong to misjudge Hillsong

premium_icon Sneering elites wrong to misjudge Hillsong

Some derided Scott Morrison’s attendance at a Hillsong service during the federal election, but it may just have been a masterstroke, writes David Penberthy.

Thu 17 Oct 2019

COMMENT: $40m investment means greyhounds here to stay

premium_icon COMMENT: $40m investment means greyhounds here to stay

The Palaszczuk Government’s $40m commitment to a world-first greyhound racing facility is a long time coming, but they should be commended for ensuring the sport’s...

Note to NRL: Congratulations on selling us out

premium_icon Note to NRL: Congratulations on selling us out

The NRL has just proved everything we've have always thought. They’re just a shopfront for the interests of NSW clubs and their supporters, writes Mike Colman.

Morrison’s leaked points prove he’s on the money

premium_icon Morrison’s leaked points prove he’s on the money

The government’s secret talking points might have made their way into the media by accident, but there's nothing to be embarrassed about.

Pill testing will save lives. It must start now

premium_icon Pill testing will save lives. It must start now

Shouting ‘no’ to pill users and pill testing is beyond negligent — people are still dying at festivals. It’s time our politicians supported harm minimisation.

OPINION: Mitch gives glimpse behind Bachelorette curtains

premium_icon OPINION: Mitch gives glimpse behind Bachelorette curtains

Mitch said three weeks felt more like three months

Wed 16 Oct 2019

"Trump deranged' too soft to find death threats funny

"Trump deranged' too soft to find death threats funny

The ‘Giddy Hysteria’ of the Trump-Deranged has robbed them of the chance to find humour in memes inciting violence against specific people.

What to do after driving your car on the beach

What to do after driving your car on the beach

While the beach is great for the mind and body, it's not good for your car.

The ongoing demonisation of women

premium_icon The ongoing demonisation of women

Why are men, and their patriarchal system, so hellbent on reducing females?

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Age gaps: how much is too much?

premium_icon Age gaps: how much is too much?

Couples with vastly different ages may work sometimes, but like any couple there can be issues for people with a big age gap, writes Melissa Ferrari.

OUR SAY: Racism there for all to drive over

premium_icon OUR SAY: Racism there for all to drive over

We shouldn't pretend neo-nazis don't walk among us

Decades later, the beach still gives me nightmares

premium_icon Decades later, the beach still gives me nightmares

I wonder how many people have been saved by surf lifesavers? I’m guessing one in five, probably more.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

Overhaul of water infrastructure needed to combat drought

premium_icon Overhaul of water infrastructure needed to combat drought

Why has ‘drought strategy’ become the modern-day equivalent of the Enigma Code? They cracked the Enigma Code, but someone has yet to ‘crack’ drought strategy.

Seven-word tweet that sparked NBA crisis

Seven-word tweet that sparked NBA crisis

Seven words. That is all it took to throw one of the richest and most popular sports on the planet into an unprecedented public relations crisis.

‘People aren’t sheep, or are they?’

premium_icon ‘People aren’t sheep, or are they?’

‘The words of the internet are accepted all too readily by the gullible believers’

Fri 11 Oct 2019

EXPERT OPINION: 'We treat whales as a commodity'

premium_icon EXPERT OPINION: 'We treat whales as a commodity'

Resident marine biologist offers expert insights from inside World Whale Conference

State election under starters orders

premium_icon State election under starters orders

There will be baby kissing and weeks of campaigning but there are key reasons why the 2020 Queensland election will be different than the others.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Hey men, rape is not a beauty pageant

premium_icon Hey men, rape is not a beauty pageant

It is disgraceful that a nightclub owner would brand this teen whose drink was allegedly spiked not good looking enough to be raped, writes Sherele Moody.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Females still getting the raw deal in relationships

premium_icon Females still getting the raw deal in relationships

Single women live longer than married. Married men live longer than single. What does this tell you?

Traits that make you a climate denier

Traits that make you a climate denier

Climate change is real, but many still don’t believe it. You’re more likely to be a denier if you have these personality traits.

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