Opinion

Wed 23 Sep 2020

'Aussies deserve an NBN apology for $54b dud'

Premium Content 'Aussies deserve an NBN apology for $54b dud'

It's hard to overlook all the time NBN Co spent chasing technologically inferior solutions that have cost us billions, writes Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson.

'Stand for human rights and boycott Beijing Olympics'

Premium Content 'Stand for human rights and boycott Beijing Olympics'

Beijing’s 2022 Winter Olympic Games should be boycotted – all the gold medals in the world are not worth supporting human rights violations, writes Eric Abetz.

Anyone saying ‘it’s just nature’ did not hear their cries

Premium Content Anyone saying ‘it’s just nature’ did not hear their cries

'It is the feeling of hopelessness that is the hardest. Of not being able to save them or at least put them out of their misery,' writes HELEN KEMPTON

OPINION: 'How do we fix the economy post COVID-19?'

Premium Content OPINION: 'How do we fix the economy post COVID-19?'

More infrastructure is no doubt part of the solution, but is it the only solution, asks Warren Acutt.

Judge hands Meghan a big blow

Judge hands Meghan a big blow

A judge has ordered Meghan Markle to hand over six months worth of WhatsApp messages and emails as her legal stoush with a British tabloid heats up.

Mon 21 Sep 2020

Aussies shouldn’t get a tax cut, JobSeeker needs our cash

Premium Content Aussies shouldn’t get a tax cut, JobSeeker needs our cash

Rewarding Australians for doing nothing might not be in the Coalition’s DNA, but they risk hurting the economy’s COVID-19 recovery if they slash welfare payments while...

Sat 19 Sep 2020

Grim sign in Aussie shopping centres

Grim sign in Aussie shopping centres

Things were looking up for David Jones and Myer but then the pandemic hit and profits plummeted. Now they’ve got another problem to solve.

‘Year 12s, you’re not missing anything’

Premium Content ‘Year 12s, you’re not missing anything’

School formals, who needs them? My partner wouldn’t dance with me, I had food stains and my bra kept falling down, writes Mel Buttle.

'Premier to blame as scales tip toward LNP'

Premium Content 'Premier to blame as scales tip toward LNP'

OPINION: Secret polling has revealed Annastacia Palaszczuk may not be telling the whole truth about borders, writes Des Houghton.

Elderly couple were forced apart for first time in 58 years

Premium Content Elderly couple were forced apart for first time in 58 years

As an elderly cane farmer deals with the shock of having his leg amputated, his family have been fighting for the right to visit him, writes Kylie Lang.

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

Premium Content Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

It was a kids storytime at a library that turned into a media storm when protesters confronted drag queens. The next day the lead protester had taken his life.

BEHIND THE DESK: Should more leagues play in conferences?

Premium Content BEHIND THE DESK: Should more leagues play in conferences?

COVID-19 restrictions have forced a geographical split, but is it for better, or for worse?

Horrible racism behind Cathy Freeman's famous moment

Horrible racism behind Cathy Freeman's famous moment

It was one of Australia’s most iconic moments. But it also highlights the sad fight many Australians still face, says Oliver Murray.

LETTERS: Bring home Aussies stranded by COVID

Premium Content LETTERS: Bring home Aussies stranded by COVID

Readers have their say on bringing home Aussies stranded overseas, the AFL bypassing restrictions, and how the pandemic is devastating businesses.

Labor haunted by mining mistakes of past

Premium Content Labor haunted by mining mistakes of past

The future of coal mining in Queensland is certain to be an issue at next month’s election, especially for Labor, writes Steven Wardill

Train tunnel vision won’t stop rail trail going full steam

Premium Content Train tunnel vision won’t stop rail trail going full steam

OPINION: It’s been 16 long years since the last commuter train left the station, isn’t it time we backed a rail trail?

Thu 17 Sep 2020

How Coffs can become Australia’s next mountain biking mecca

Premium Content How Coffs can become Australia’s next mountain biking mecca

Mountain biking is taking off in Australia, but here’s how the Coffs Coast can get on board

Wed 16 Sep 2020

The real reason I was forced to quit my TV job at Studio 10

Premium Content The real reason I was forced to quit my TV job at Studio 10

The theory is he was forced out of Studio 10 for being too right-wing or too unpredictable. The truth, writes Joe Hildebrand, is even stranger than fiction.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Election fast becoming one for LNP to lose

Premium Content Election fast becoming one for LNP to lose

There’s a huge amount at stake at the October 31 state election. But not just for Annastacia Palaszczuk, writes Paul Williams.

‘I know the pain of anorexia'

Premium Content ‘I know the pain of anorexia'

At just 21, Tanya Batra has already survived one of the hardest battles of her life - overcoming anorexia.

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