Opinion

Tue 22 May 2018

Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

premium_icon Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

Living in the present but acknowledging the past while looking towards the future is the only way forward.

Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

premium_icon Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

AUSTRALIA’S average breast size has reached an outrageous size — so columnist Ann Wason Moore asks what’s with our obsession with cosmetic surgery?

The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

premium_icon The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

ONE minute we had two choices. The next, there are eleventy million, including Wagyu beef, fresh lime and Champagne vinaigrette.

Mon 21 May 2018

The real hero of the royal wedding

The real hero of the royal wedding

LOVE IT or hate, we are all hearing about the Royal Wedding. But while all eyes were on the bride, my hero was another confident woman in the room.

Why royal wedding hot gospel was off colour

premium_icon Why royal wedding hot gospel was off colour

WHOSE wedding were we watching on Saturday? And what was really going on when Bishop Curry, head of the American Episcopal church, did his holy-roller spiel, asks...

Sun 20 May 2018

The music industry’s worst nightmare

The music industry’s worst nightmare

A NEW change to Spotify has been slammed as hypocritical and you, the listener, stands to ultimately lose out.

Sat 19 May 2018

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Royal reminder of family values

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Royal reminder of family values

'THE popular press has stirred up a frenzy of speculation about Meaghan Markle's family, which is not helpful and quite unfair.'

Fri 18 May 2018

Why I won't be seeing Deadpool 2

premium_icon Why I won't be seeing Deadpool 2

THERE is one reason why this superhero fan just can't bring himself to see the film

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

If a "good bloke" is someone who shoots sleeping women and children dead, what on earth does it take to be a bad bloke, asks journalist SHERELE MOODY

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is the Maroons dynasty dead?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is the Maroons dynasty dead?

We crunch the numbers on the representative retirement of 'The Accountant' Cameron Smith.

Thu 17 May 2018

How not to have a royal wedding

premium_icon How not to have a royal wedding

AN AVOWED republican advises Meghan Markle how to avoid a stale wedding full of old-fashioned rituals.

What no one is saying about Meghan

What no one is saying about Meghan

MEGHAN Markle will be officially giving away her career when she marries Prince Harry. But there’s no reason she should do so.

Someone at work threw my lunch in the bin

Someone at work threw my lunch in the bin

BUT I still ate it (because it was a delicious pizza and it was still in the box, so... don't judge me).

14 years since last train, so what happens next?

premium_icon 14 years since last train, so what happens next?

"I'M NOT in favour of doing nothing and sitting, waiting, and hoping some government is going to come along in the future and reinstate the rail service."

No butts, naming hard

premium_icon No butts, naming hard

JIM Brigginshaw reflects on what cigarettes once meant to civilians and soldiers in the wartime era - before we knew they could kill.

Israel evil? But what would you have done?

Israel evil? But what would you have done?

Yes, Israel looks monstrous for shooting dead about 60 Palestinians who were threatening to tear down the fence along its border with Gaza.

Mobile phone ban at schools: nice touch of reality

Mobile phone ban at schools: nice touch of reality

As I watch people fixated on their phones while playing in a park with their kids, the realisation of how stupid it all is becomes super clear.

Wed 16 May 2018

Trump’s apocalyptic vision for Israel

Trump’s apocalyptic vision for Israel

PROPHECY is unfolding in the Middle East. Riots. Killings. War. At its centre is President Donald Trump. And his evangelical supporters are hoping he will bring on...

ROYAL WEDDING: Why Meghan’s dad shouldn’t be there

ROYAL WEDDING: Why Meghan’s dad shouldn’t be there

MEGHAN Markle is said to be distraught that her dad won’t be at her upcoming wedding to Prince Harry. But it’s actually a good thing.

Take the leap and go your own way solo

premium_icon Take the leap and go your own way solo

IN THIS week's Insider's Guide to Gen-Y, journalist Jarrard Potter shares his experiences of travelling on his own

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