Opinion

Fri 14 May 2021

Host’s nasty run-in with ‘raging’ Ellen

Host’s nasty run-in with ‘raging’ Ellen

Hollywood reporter Richard Reid has spilled the tea on a nightmare encounter with Ellen DeGeneres that left him reeling.

Thu 13 May 2021

'Stuart’s disrespectful netball jab hurts all Aussie sport'

Premium Content 'Stuart’s disrespectful netball jab hurts all Aussie sport'

Was Raiders coach Ricky Stuart’s jab at netball a sexist comment? Probably, yes. But it goes so much deeper than that, writes Lisa Alexander.

Norths face mighty defensive test against Swifts

Premium Content Norths face mighty defensive test against Swifts

Brothers pose extra danger for Goodna. See how round 4 Ipswich competition matches shape up.

Bizarre COVID fetish Australia has to stop

Bizarre COVID fetish Australia has to stop

Zero cases is the daily statistic all Australians long to hear of, while one case sends us into panic. It’s a strange reaction and it has to stop.

Wed 12 May 2021

What a revival: Check out fantastic Ipswich sports

Premium Content What a revival: Check out fantastic Ipswich sports

With winter on the way, the chilly nights will be warmed up with hot regional action. Rug up to cheer on your teams or watch our livestreamed matches here.

'Awful tactic used to shame Lara Bingle'

'Awful tactic used to shame Lara Bingle'

In 2007, she was public enemy number one in Australia and footy fans used this awful strategy in an attempt to shame her, says Michelle Andrews.

'The dumb reason our borders won’t open until 2022'

'The dumb reason our borders won’t open until 2022'

Buried in the budget was a line about borders not opening until mid-2022. Another line explained the stupid reason why, says Riah Matthews.

Why Queensland urgently needs mass vaccination hubs

Premium Content Why Queensland urgently needs mass vaccination hubs

Mass vaccination at the level required to secure COVID-19 herd immunity will not happen on the current visit-to-GP plan. It’s time for Qld to make the move. 

Why the Budget has made life better

Premium Content Why the Budget has made life better

The economy will boom and Aussies will have a secure job on the back of the Budget but it’s not all good news, writes David Koch.

‘Only commie pinko rats hate this Budget’

Premium Content ‘Only commie pinko rats hate this Budget’

There’s what Josh Frydenberg said in his budget speech and there’s what he meant. Joe Hildebrand breaks it down.

This policy doesn’t have me dancing on the table

Premium Content This policy doesn’t have me dancing on the table

Josh Frydenberg has done a good job with the Federal Budget but he’s created a policy that will lead many into financial insecurity, writes Scott Pape.

Australia’s sad answer to Lara’s question

Australia’s sad answer to Lara’s question

It was the iconic question that made Lara Bingle (now Worthington) a household name. Now we sadly know the answer.

Black hole bonanza an expensive bid to earn votes

Premium Content Black hole bonanza an expensive bid to earn votes

There’s cash for people at every stage of their life as the Government unashamedly sells itself for re-election. But who knows when we’ll see a surplus again.

Tue 11 May 2021

Stitch-up: How Qld got suckered by Qantas

Premium Content Stitch-up: How Qld got suckered by Qantas

Qantas has just played state treasurers off each other in a brilliant piece of corporate bluff, writes Mike O’Connor.

Mon 10 May 2021

How to create your own four-day work week

Premium Content How to create your own four-day work week

Permanent long weekends aren’t as good as they sound. But if you really want a shorter work week, there are ways you can create one.

Why NAPLAN’s never been more important

Premium Content Why NAPLAN’s never been more important

The data from this year’s NAPLAN is going to be important in helping to show the impact COVID has had in terms of learning gain (or loss) in literacy and numeracy.

Sun 9 May 2021

How a fake website could undo your next sickie plans

Premium Content How a fake website could undo your next sickie plans

Thinking of chucking a sickie to go surfing? Looking to purchase a fake medical certificate online? Think again. Here’s how to spot a dodgy website.

Bianca Dye: ‘I ache to be a mum’

Bianca Dye: ‘I ache to be a mum’

Anewly single Bianca Dye writes about her unconventional Mother’s Day and her 13-year-long journey to have a baby through IVF.

Tuning in to Q&A reminded me why most don’t bother

Premium Content Tuning in to Q&A reminded me why most don’t bother

While channel-surfing to Sky Racing I stumbled on to Q&A and was reminded why I never watch it, writes Peter Gleeson.

Fri 7 May 2021

Readers react to call for ‘open mind’ to weapons licensing

Premium Content Readers react to call for ‘open mind’ to weapons licensing

‘What a stupid thing for anyone to say, especially on the 25th anniversary of the massacre in Tasmania.’

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