Opinion

Sat 16 Jan 2021

How COVID killed off the little black dress

How COVID killed off the little black dress

It’s no surprise the pandemic has pushed black into the back of the wardrobe and it’s become almost a public service to dress cheerily, Angela Mollard writes.

Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Premium Content Craddock: Our most gripping series since ’05 Ashes

Some might say the Aussies lack a killer punch. But in reality, this Indian outfit is as tough as they come. Welcome to our most gripping series since 2005.

'Shut the borders once and for all'

Premium Content 'Shut the borders once and for all'

Double standards around who can enter Australia requires governments to urgently commit to improved COVID-safety, writes Kylie Lang.

Fri 15 Jan 2021

Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Premium Content Warne: How Marnus reacted when I reached out

Shane Warne has cleared the air over his Marnus Labuschagne comments, while revealing how the young star can challenge The Big Three as the best batsman in the...

One simple thing locals want in Kyogle

Premium Content One simple thing locals want in Kyogle

Passionate locals have revealed their amazing ideas for their village, but there’s one thing many people want first.

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Why teaching respect and consent is a matter of urgency

Premium Content Why teaching respect and consent is a matter of urgency

Elite sportsmen are worshipped as role models for the next generation of aspiring athletes, but some are failing themselves, their clubs and their sports.

Time our leaders took a long, hard look at themselves

Premium Content Time our leaders took a long, hard look at themselves

Inflammatory rhetoric, narky responses and contradictory rules. It’s time our leaders stopped the antics and started actually leading.

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Word that could screw Australia’s recovery

Word that could screw Australia’s recovery

Our already fragile economy has been warped by the pandemic and there’s a stark warning about why life may never be the same again.

My new found sympathy for Victorians after donning mask

Premium Content My new found sympathy for Victorians after donning mask

Queensland’s recent snap restrictions highlighted one very uncomfortable fact for QT editor Andrew Korner

Tue 12 Jan 2021

'Giving Indigenous Australians a voice a key step forward'

Premium Content 'Giving Indigenous Australians a voice a key step forward'

For too long Australia’s Indigenous people have not been afforded the respect and consideration they deserve, writes Jeff Kennett.

Three chilling words from Capitol riot

Three chilling words from Capitol riot

Among all the disturbing images and footage from the assault on the US Capitol, one three-word chant from the rioters stood out horribly., writes Sam Clench.

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Mike Hussey believes Virat Kohli is better than Steve Smith — but a look at the numbers shows Mr Cricket is losing this debate.

‘Death spiral’: US’ horrifying new normal

‘Death spiral’: US’ horrifying new normal

The day started with Donald Trump encouraging a crowd of neo-Nazis and white supremacists. It ended with one of the most shameful days in America’s history.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Sister’s Meghan book reveals sad truth

Sister’s Meghan book reveals sad truth

Meghan Markle’s sister Samantha’s book promised to expose the “truth” but the biggest thing it has done so far is to highlight an ugly reality for the Sussexes.

‘Dark sign’ US danger is just beginning

‘Dark sign’ US danger is just beginning

The storming of the Capitol in Washington DC is the darkest sign yet that America’s most dangerous time is only just beginning.

Why I’ll never watch Netflix hit Bridgerton

Premium Content Why I’ll never watch Netflix hit Bridgerton

Regency drama purist Kerry Parnell explains why she’ll never watch period drama Bridgerton, with its bare bottoms, bonking and modern twist on the era.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Why making Australia a COVID-free utopia is a mistake

Premium Content Why making Australia a COVID-free utopia is a mistake

There is a creeping view spreading around Australia that we should turn our backs on the world but that would be a mistake.

Freedom of speech falling victim to PC intimidation

Premium Content Freedom of speech falling victim to PC intimidation

Australians are censoring their opinions when talking about controversial issues because of cancel culture.

'PM trying to appease the unappeasable with anthem change'

Premium Content 'PM trying to appease the unappeasable with anthem change'

Scott Morrison’s decision to change the national anthem will please few and likely displease many, writes Rita Panahi.

Tue 29 Dec 2020

Abbott: Cancel culture makes mockery of Australia

Premium Content Abbott: Cancel culture makes mockery of Australia

Along with the pandemic, this year has brought many demands for widespread change – but certain vital Australian core elements must never be diminished, writes Tony...

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