Opinion

Wed 23 Jan 2019

This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

premium_icon This is why we’re still talking about Australia Day

A HEARTBREAKING letter from an indigenous girl begging to leave a mission in Queensland explains why we keep having the change the date debate.

CLARENCE CHATTERBOX: Returning to school changes with tech

premium_icon CLARENCE CHATTERBOX: Returning to school changes with tech

Battle lines will be drawn and tempers lost in this battle known as 'back to school'

Technology introducing new generations to music

premium_icon Technology introducing new generations to music

How you can attend a concert halfway around the world and barely spend a cent

9 ways to be a nicer person in 2019

premium_icon 9 ways to be a nicer person in 2019

IT'S easier to be a better person than you thought with these (mostly) free and simple changes to make to your life in 2019.

No cause for celebrations this Saturday

premium_icon No cause for celebrations this Saturday

Australians should acknowledge the atrocities past and honour their history this weekend, writes Tessa Patrick.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

The alarming truth about male suicide

premium_icon The alarming truth about male suicide

THE phrase “toxic masculinity” has copped a lot of backlash, but it’s vital we discuss how gender roles damage men’s mental health, writes Tory Shepherd.

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

It is rather intriguing to note the imbedded violent and negative linguistic connotations in many of the words associated with technology and digital devices.

Tragic roll call: Time for action on violence

premium_icon Tragic roll call: Time for action on violence

ON AVERAGE one woman a week is slain in Australia by a person known to them, almost always a partner or ex-partner.

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

AUSTRALIA may pay for racking up a decade of deficits, leaving the Federal Government with no money to cushion the blow of a recession.

John Lennon had it right, let's imagine a better world

premium_icon John Lennon had it right, let's imagine a better world

IN AUSTRALIA, we could do with some peace, love and understanding.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

What we’ve got wrong about slain Aiia

What we’ve got wrong about slain Aiia

There’s a word most of us have been using when talking about the killing of Melbourne student Aiia Maasarwe, and a reason we need to stop.

The dark side to social media complaints

premium_icon The dark side to social media complaints

Social media might allow us to air our frustrations with corporate practices, but it’s also become a form of blackmail, writes Karen Brooks.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

21 tips on how to be a ‘good man’

premium_icon 21 tips on how to be a ‘good man’

After a few jars my mate and I assembled key pieces of advice to pass on to our twentysomething-year-old sons.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Unscrupulous activists don't deserve donations

premium_icon Unscrupulous activists don't deserve donations

The best way to stop this madness is to starve them of funds.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

It is not surprising to see Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios knocked out of the first round of the Australian Open.

Another year, another January, another bloody diet

premium_icon Another year, another January, another bloody diet

DESPITE telling ourselves not to, every festive season we over indulge in food and beverage to the point the dreaded January diet is upon us.

OPINION: Please don't text me Clive

premium_icon OPINION: Please don't text me Clive

THE last thing this drawn out federal election campaign needs is more unsolicited texts from wannabe politician Clive Palmer

BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Defusing the Tomic bomb

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Defusing the Tomic bomb

AFTER bowing out of the Australian Open, Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic unleashed an extraordinary public rant, but was he really wrong?

Why Marie Kondo isn’t sparking joy among feminists

premium_icon Why Marie Kondo isn’t sparking joy among feminists

A show about decluttering our homes is now being used to hold a light up to the division of household chores by feminists. Is this really where we’re at now, asks...

Stop having a dig at us young ones

Stop having a dig at us young ones

NOONE has the time to teach all of this stuff as there is money to be made and that seems to be more important!

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