Opinion

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Why Alan Jones' 'sock down the throat' comment is dangerous

premium_icon Why Alan Jones' 'sock down the throat' comment is dangerous

Radio announcer Alan Jones has no idea of how his scary his 'shove a sock down her throat' really is, writes journalist SHERELE MOODY

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Prosecco is just the tip of the EU trade war iceberg

premium_icon Prosecco is just the tip of the EU trade war iceberg

In pursuing a free trade deal with the EU, Australia has to stand tall and refuse to give into ridiculous demands that artificially favour foreign farmers.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Never mind China, Australia needs to fight for own freedoms

premium_icon Never mind China, Australia needs to fight for own freedoms

Democracy and free press can't be taken for granted.

Why are we celebrating a milk crate when a woman is dead?

premium_icon Why are we celebrating a milk crate when a woman is dead?

All I could think about as I read the news stories was the young woman who had lost her life.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

‘I was a part of the Instagram problem’

premium_icon ‘I was a part of the Instagram problem’

One of the original social media influencers has had a change in heart after taking a step back and realising it was creating problems.

Mal: Imagine it was your kid facing bigotry

premium_icon Mal: Imagine it was your kid facing bigotry

In his most impassioned column yet, rugby league legend MAL MENINGA takes aim at the gutless racists who spew their vile thoughts of social media.

Just one question left: What was Gladys thinking?

premium_icon Just one question left: What was Gladys thinking?

Why the Premier rammed through a radical abortion bill introduced by a left-wing independent makes no sense. But she’ll pay the price, writes Miranda Devine.

How ice addicts have overtaken street

premium_icon How ice addicts have overtaken street

A daytime stroll down this street is almost certain to be interrupted by ice addicts. It’s time to consider radical solutions to stamp the problem out.

Australia, we need to confront our milk crisis

premium_icon Australia, we need to confront our milk crisis

As Queenslanders from across the state pile in to the Ekka, we ought to take a minute to remember just how many of our dairy farmers are hurting.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

When it's time for mumma's tantrum

premium_icon When it's time for mumma's tantrum

Is it only through their long-suffering parents that children learn to recognise when they're pushing someone too far?

China will be Morrison’s greatest leadership test

premium_icon China will be Morrison’s greatest leadership test

MP Andrew Hastie was right when he declared meeting the rise of China to be one of the greatest challenges Australia now faces, writes Renee Viellaris.

Labor continues to ignore what free speech really means

premium_icon Labor continues to ignore what free speech really means

The Australian left continues to make a self-righteous fool of itself yet again, writes Caroline Marcus.

The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

Many parents used to insist their learner driver son or daughter get a manual licence.

‘Mum, what is all this talk about abortion?’

premium_icon ‘Mum, what is all this talk about abortion?’

‘My 15-year-old daughter sidled up to me last Sunday while I was preparing dinner: “Mum,” she began, “what’s your view of abortion?” I was only slightly surprised...

‘If we don’t listen, who will?’

premium_icon ‘If we don’t listen, who will?’

Our elderly are facing a housing crisis. This week Ann Wason Moore asks the question: “If we don’t listen, who will?”

How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

premium_icon How my kitchen renovation turned into a six-week nightmare

"I DECIDED to bite the bullet... and I have tried very hard to not complain”.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

My child is my best friend. What’s wrong with that?

premium_icon My child is my best friend. What’s wrong with that?

Countless parenting experts say that children and adults don’t mix, but in the case of my eight-year-old daughter and I that’s simply not true.

Sorry, Gladys. The abortion bill will haunt you forever

premium_icon Sorry, Gladys. The abortion bill will haunt you forever

I don’t know what’s more gutless: Trying to ram through abortion laws or hiding in her office, refusing to even speak on the bill, writes Peta Credlin.

OPINION: Build bike trail, and rail

premium_icon OPINION: Build bike trail, and rail

WE ARE to have a bike trail (NM, 26/6).

Weighing up the wait times between Bundy GPs

premium_icon Weighing up the wait times between Bundy GPs

WE USE an app to compare how long you will have to wait for a Bundaberg GP, depending on if you're a new or returning patient.

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