Opinion

Thu 20 Sep 2018

World record marathon effort an incredible feat

World record marathon effort an incredible feat

TO be able to run quick and keep that pace up for a long period takes a super athlete.

OPINION: Why I adore Meghan Markle

premium_icon OPINION: Why I adore Meghan Markle

I’ll be among the royal fans hoping to get a glimpse of her when she and Prince Harry visit our region next month.

Why it’s time to cut Karl loose

premium_icon Why it’s time to cut Karl loose

TODAY pulling its lowest ratings in more than a decade should sound the alarm for Nine management. They need to make radical change if they want to give the show...

Advancing Australia with a new anthem

Advancing Australia with a new anthem

Indigenous columnist Janelle Brown explains why first nation people feel left out

Wed 19 Sep 2018

NRL must really not care for Storm

NRL must really not care for Storm

Rugby league's governing body missed a golden opportunity to showcase the game in AFL heartland, by choosing instead to go head-to-head with its rival.

OPINION: The one thing Sam Burgess got right

premium_icon OPINION: The one thing Sam Burgess got right

WHEN the Rabbitohs’ star player faced up to questions on sexting allegations, he was correct about the scandal’s ripple effect, and not just on him.

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.

Gen-Z Opinion: Plastic surgery has became mainstream

premium_icon Gen-Z Opinion: Plastic surgery has became mainstream

Cadet Journalist Ebony Stansfield writes about how plastic surgery has gone mainstream.

Be honest, we took farmers for granted

premium_icon Be honest, we took farmers for granted

The fragility of agriculture industries has been brutally exposed by the damage of the strawberry contamination saga.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Glaring problem on our roads

Glaring problem on our roads

THERE’S a glaring problem on our roads that is killing countless Australians. And it’s only getting worse.

Foul-mouthed, honest mechanic one of the best I've ever seen

Foul-mouthed, honest mechanic one of the best I've ever seen

OPINION Over the years I’ve found good mechanics are very much like a good car; you don’t realise how much they mean to you until they are gone

Alternative view on campus rape unwelcome

premium_icon Alternative view on campus rape unwelcome

UNIVERSITIES are supposed to be places for open exchange of ideas, but students would rather start a riot than hear what this woman has to say: Peter Gleeson.

OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

premium_icon OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

Cadet Journalist Ebony Stansfield wants more to be done to save young people from overdoses.

4 things I would really, really like to see happen

premium_icon 4 things I would really, really like to see happen

BREATH tests for our pollies? Now that's a good idea.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

I admit it, so do a third of Australians over 22

premium_icon I admit it, so do a third of Australians over 22

Along with most people I know, I'm among the one third of Australians who have smoked cannabis at some point.

Why would anyone give beer name that offends women?

premium_icon Why would anyone give beer name that offends women?

A Queensland brewer is facing backlash after the sexist name of their new beer came out. Odd choice considering brewing was historically women’s work, writes Karen...

Shorten digs heels in to block Adani

premium_icon Shorten digs heels in to block Adani

BILL Shorten has sent a new, dire message to Adani. The coal miner has to start construction by the next election because if Shorten wins, the mine will be toast,...

Get behind growers suffering through strawberry sabotage

premium_icon Get behind growers suffering through strawberry sabotage

Government's $100,000 reward for information needed to help those taking a huge blow to their livelihood.

Facial recognition first sign of exciting thinge to come

Facial recognition first sign of exciting thinge to come

Latest from Subaru is an awesome piece of technology because it addresses a major road safety issue.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

How young is too young to be home alone?

How young is too young to be home alone?

WITH school holidays looming once again, it’s the big question for many families: When are kids old enough to stay home alone? Our new parent panel weighs in.

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