Opinion

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Why PM must stand firm on Israel

premium_icon Why PM must stand firm on Israel

Scott Morrison may have made a mistake on moving our embassy in Israel to Jerusalem — but listening to our Muslim neighbours to back off is a bigger one.

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

A select few take 'pick-up panic' to a level that leaves many in disbelief.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

‘Why I’ll show off my breasts if I want’

‘Why I’ll show off my breasts if I want’

Jana Hocking is proud of her big boobs and is going to show them off — whether you like it or not.

A body hair print jumper? Now I've seen it all

A body hair print jumper? Now I've seen it all

WHEN we create colossal amounts of data on the Internet every day it is probable you will see something that will make you question everything you know.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Onions are small fry on the scale of great danger

premium_icon Onions are small fry on the scale of great danger

First they came for our ability to lift boxes, then it was our Christmas party fun, and now it’s our right to eat a sausage sanga. Enough is enough.

No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

premium_icon No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

Kevin Rudd’s latest memoir reveals the depth of his rift with Wayne Swan, writes Des Houghton.

These morons should have been held to account

premium_icon These morons should have been held to account

Somewhere along the way it seems Australian pet owners forgot that having a four-legged friend isn’t just a right, writes Kylie Lang.

Dark side of being a restaurant critic

Dark side of being a restaurant critic

Being a restaurant reviewer is a great job but there’s a dark side to the glamorous life of fine dining.

Taking a toddler to the movies is its own drama

Taking a toddler to the movies is its own drama

It’s the latest movie everyone is talking about, and instead of missing out Lillian Saleh decided to go to the movies with her 18-month-old toddler.

Beware new cop on the beat

Beware new cop on the beat

A a standing royal commission, while intended to root out corruption, has become a political plaything

$100,000 won’t find you a good boyfriend

premium_icon $100,000 won’t find you a good boyfriend

While it’s true that a good heart is hard to find, it shouldn’t have to cost you a small fortune. Especially not in your early 20s, writes Katy Hall.

This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

premium_icon This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

A plan to give small businesses which can’t get a bank loan access to cheap taxpayer-guaranteed money? If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry, writes Dennis Atkins.

The only Year 12 formal advice teens will ever need

premium_icon The only Year 12 formal advice teens will ever need

Along with the fancy outfits and stretch limos there’s usually a swag of misguided tips about formals. Here’s what teens need to know, writes Dannielle Miller.

Parents need to respect their teen’s privacy

premium_icon Parents need to respect their teen’s privacy

The increasing desire for privacy is a normal part of the teenage years. But where do we draw the line?

Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

premium_icon Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

Scott Morrison has no option but to push ahead with proposal to shift Australia’s embassy from Tel Aviv.

The most human, powerful, humbling thing I’ve ever seen

premium_icon The most human, powerful, humbling thing I’ve ever seen

We have a great need for human gathering and ritual: there is something powerful about another human being showing up for you – in flesh and bones.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Why Broncos must sack Wayne Bennett

premium_icon Why Broncos must sack Wayne Bennett

PRESSURE is mounting on the Brisbane Broncos to come up with an immediate resolution to the club’s coaching fiasco.

Cop saves his bravest act for last

premium_icon Cop saves his bravest act for last

A SUNSHINE Coast policeman of 11 years has saved his bravest act until the end of his career.

19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

premium_icon 19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

Nineteen children have died as a result of murder or manslaughter in 2018. Journalist SHERELE MOODY asks what will it take to end these deaths?

Please send me to Nauru, I need a break

premium_icon Please send me to Nauru, I need a break

If you believe the bleeding hearts, Nauru is a hell-hole, but the photos I see of white sandy beaches and palm trees tell another story, writes Des Houghton.

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