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Tue 29 Jan 2019

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Australian Open: Sexist coverage cringeworthy

Channel Nine's coverage of the women's final was incredibly sexist, awkward and patronising.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

Violence 'rammed' home in technology

It is rather intriguing to note the imbedded violent and negative linguistic connotations in many of the words associated with technology and digital devices.

Don't cull the dingoes

Don't cull the dingoes

Culling the dingoes on Fraser Island in response to the attack of a six-year-old boy over the weekend is simply an ill-thought through knee-jerk reaction.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

In all the time I have lived in Queensland I had never seen a Tawny Frogmouth until I had three of them come to roost in my Crepe Myrtle tree.

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

It is not surprising to see Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios knocked out of the first round of the Australian Open.

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

The perils of digital communication

The perils of digital communication

The instantaneous nature of digital communication comes with its pitfalls.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

It's heartbreaking watching those you love become frail, tired and sick and being at a loss to do anything to avert the inevitable.

Dying with Dignity Queensland

Dying with Dignity Queensland

Dying With Dignity Queensland Inc has published a position statement on voluntary assisted dying.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Anyone else noticed the decline in insects?

Anyone else noticed the decline in insects?

The younger generation won't remember, but a car trip 20 years ago would mean a windscreen absolutely covered in insects.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

What Christmas means for Muslims

What Christmas means for Muslims

AS AN Ahmadi Muslim, my faith teaches me to respect the events and traditions of all faiths.

Seasons Greetings from an Ahmadi Muslim!

Seasons Greetings from an Ahmadi Muslim!

FOR Christians, the 25th of December is probably one of the most awaited and celebrated day of the year.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Deaf customers disadvantaged and discriminated against

Deaf customers disadvantaged and discriminated against

Contrary to stereotypical community perceptions, not all hearing impaired people are simply deaf as a post and unable to hear anything, and most certainly, they are...

Fri 14 Dec 2018

My Health Record could mean a death sentence!

My Health Record could mean a death sentence!

I have a case which contains over 2000 pages of medical records. My Health Record has none!

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Money doesn’t equate to happiness

Money doesn’t equate to happiness

Money can't buy love, happiness, good health, youthfulness, natural beauty or friendship.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Community Spirit thriving at Westpac Bank in Bundaberg

Community Spirit thriving at Westpac Bank in Bundaberg

Westpac Bank has always helped out Wide Bay Volunteers, beyond just banking.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

Petrol prices, in my opinion, should be far more expensive.

Abuse victims reeling from Clayton’s apology!

Abuse victims reeling from Clayton’s apology!

On Monday 22 October 2018, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, delivered the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional...

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

The needle saga is terrorism against our local farmers.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Tourism boss speaks out after hammer attack at caravan park

premium_icon Tourism boss speaks out after hammer attack at caravan park

'...we want to assure people that it’s not representative of the experience offered by Hervey Bay as a friendly and safe tourist destination."

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