Opinion

Sat 16 Nov 2019

This is the one thing Schoolies shouldn’t get to do

premium_icon This is the one thing Schoolies shouldn’t get to do

There’s one thing most Schoolies do which leads to a lot of problems. So why do we let them do it, asks Ann Wason Moore.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Barnaby Joyce could learn a lot from Karl Stefanovic

Barnaby Joyce could learn a lot from Karl Stefanovic

Where one man’s exile appears to be coming to an end, another’s is steadily careering further into the abyss.

Thu 14 Nov 2019

‘No shame’: Staggering reaction to fires

‘No shame’: Staggering reaction to fires

While Australia’s firefighters were quietly proving their heroism in recent days, others were busy disgracing themselves as loudly as possible.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Anti-vax movement still running rife on Facebook

premium_icon Anti-vax movement still running rife on Facebook

Despite promising a crack down, the world’s largest social media platform seems more than happy to continue to take money and promote the dangerous lies, writes...

Bushfires expose how our politicians have failed us

premium_icon Bushfires expose how our politicians have failed us

I’ve been a volunteer rural firefighter for 40 years. What I’ve seen this week has shocked me. Our politicians must stop mudslinging and be the leaders we need.

Bolt: Why the case against Pell is improbable

premium_icon Bolt: Why the case against Pell is improbable

The High Court has decided that there is something in George Pell’s case that deserves its attention. These are the key issues the court needs to consider, writes...

Shifting blame to the Greens is just starting fires

premium_icon Shifting blame to the Greens is just starting fires

‘ … we need to stop spreading misinformation and using scare tactics to push a political agenda’.

Time to act on bushfire risks

premium_icon Time to act on bushfire risks

IT’S time to ditch emotional and political debate on climate change and act.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Crucial lesson Aussies refuse to learn

Crucial lesson Aussies refuse to learn

As a nation, we are happy to loudly mock the US when they do this exact thing – but now it’s our turn, our heads are steadfastly in the sand.

Why is Irwin-bashing a national pastime?

premium_icon Why is Irwin-bashing a national pastime?

Thirteen years on from Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s death, his wife and kids are doing him proud – and it’s time for critics of the family to shut up, writes...

Government sinks lower as east coast burns

premium_icon Government sinks lower as east coast burns

Just when you thought this Federal Government couldn’t sink any lower, it has.

Australian Christian Lobby vows to mobilise new army

premium_icon Australian Christian Lobby vows to mobilise new army

AUSTRALIA’S Christian lobby has vowed to mobilise a volunteer army to stand up on moral issues ranging from abortion to teachings on sexuality in schools

OPINION: Loft jailing just a deterrent

premium_icon OPINION: Loft jailing just a deterrent

THE jailing of former Fraser Coast mayor Chris Loft has created some debate.

'The Greens — not climate change — are to blame for infernos'

premium_icon 'The Greens — not climate change — are to blame for...

Their aim is to scare people into buying their climate “emergency” hyperbole but it is that same green influence on govt. policy that has fuelled the bushfires.

The scary questions we have to ask

premium_icon The scary questions we have to ask

The recent bushfires have given rise to difficult questions, but they are ones we have to ask, writes Ann Wason Moore.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Fire crisis is an urgent wake-up call for all

premium_icon Fire crisis is an urgent wake-up call for all

Much of the east coast of Australia is in flames, yet Canberra is still in denial about how climate change contributed, writes Susie O’Brien.

‘Why Remembrance Day fails to touch my heart’

‘Why Remembrance Day fails to touch my heart’

This Remembrance Day, my hope is that we seriously discuss Australia’s military ties and support those who fought the wars that have not ended any wars, writes...

Six women left behind during Stefanovic’s on-off Today reign

premium_icon Six women left behind during Stefanovic’s on-off Today reign

Karl Stefanovic has made his way back as host of Nine’s Today show after promising, without proof of evidence, something he is yet to deliver to Nine — a ratings...

OPINION: What's the Christian lesson in Remembrance Day?

premium_icon OPINION: What's the Christian lesson in Remembrance Day?

REMEMBRANCE Day is a powerful opportunity for us to collectively think about some complex questions.

Gleeso: Jaws script playing out in real life

premium_icon Gleeso: Jaws script playing out in real life

The denial over shark attacks and their impact on Queensland’s tourism industry is right out of an actual Hollywood blockbuster, writes Peter Gleeson.

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