Opinion

Fri 29 May 2020

Future is digital: News announces major changes

Future is digital: News announces major changes

NEWS Corp Australia has revealed changes to its Australian media titles that will result in many of its Queensland and NSW mastheads becoming digital only.

Thu 28 May 2020

Without these guys you get a ‘democracy deficit’

premium_icon Without these guys you get a ‘democracy deficit’

Longstanding Sunshine Coast media personality Caroline Hutchinson has called on the community to get behind the Daily.

Wed 27 May 2020

Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

premium_icon Opinion: Premier must stick to her guns on border

While NSW has a population just 1.5 times that of Queensland, it suffers a COVID-19 infection rate three times higher and a mortality rate eight times higher

Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

premium_icon Crucial flaw behind huge border mistake

Palaszczuk thinks she’s doing the right thing with her firm line on the border. But one crucial factor has caused her to make a terrible mistake

Tue 26 May 2020

Most careless words ever uttered on radio

Most careless words ever uttered on radio

It’s fine to be a shock jock; what we don’t need is shock jerks and Kyle Sandilands should be pulled off air after his latest stunt.

As I leave journalism, my one message to politicians

premium_icon As I leave journalism, my one message to politicians

After 20 years in journalism, I have watched some of the most influential politicians across the spectrum, writes Renee Viellaris

REVEALED: 50-41 of Ipswich’s Most Influential

premium_icon REVEALED: 50-41 of Ipswich’s Most Influential

Our independent judges have placed their votes from a mountain of nominees

FOGO (fear of going out) is real — and it’s crippling

premium_icon FOGO (fear of going out) is real — and it’s crippling

As restrictions ease and the masses begin to mingle, many are left facing a new battle as they emerge from isolation: the anxiety of returning to normal life.

What have we learnt from school closures? Absolutely nothing

premium_icon What have we learnt from school closures? Absolutely nothing

As students finally return to face-to-face teaching after union prolonged closures, the damage is clear: it’s the most vulnerable kids who’ve been hurt.

Stay the course despite sweet sound of silence

premium_icon Stay the course despite sweet sound of silence

When it comes to the pandemic, we want to remain the lucky country, writes Ann Wason Moore.

Time for teachers to resist their own toxic pandemic

premium_icon Time for teachers to resist their own toxic pandemic

It’s clear coronavirus has exacerbated chronic problems within our education system. But will it change anything?

‘Look us in the eye when you say that, Premier’

premium_icon ‘Look us in the eye when you say that, Premier’

Angry business leaders threw down the challenge to the Premier late last week, asking her to visit and see the carnage from continued border closures first-hand

Calm down, Labor. JobKeeper bungle is still borrowed money

premium_icon Calm down, Labor. JobKeeper bungle is still borrowed money

The outrage over the $60 billion JobKeeper miscalculation is tiring. It should be celebrated that the government has saved some of the money they’ve borrowed.

Mon 25 May 2020

Debate bordering on the absurd

premium_icon Debate bordering on the absurd

It’s mind-numbingly absurd – and irresponsible – to be talking about September, or even beyond, before our borders are reopened, writes Peter Gleeson.

Sun 24 May 2020

Biggest sign Ellen can’t cope with criticism

Biggest sign Ellen can’t cope with criticism

The Ellen Show is defined by its affable, dancing host. But the latest episodes filmed in isolation paint a very different picture.

Facebook fake news failure exposed by Australian company

Facebook fake news failure exposed by Australian company

Wild conspiracies about coronavirus have been spread on social media. Now just how easily that can happen has been exposed.

Sat 23 May 2020

Why I tell women to leave their husbands

Why I tell women to leave their husbands

We’re told any relationship is worth fighting for – but Nadia Bokody says there’s a good reason why you should break up with your partner.

Why it’s time for Australia’s Beijxit

premium_icon Why it’s time for Australia’s Beijxit

The Chinese Communist Party’s latest blow to Hong Kong may not have the bloodshed of Tiananmen Square, but it is just as oppressive, writes Lucy Carne.

Love letter from a drunk: COVID-19 be damned

Love letter from a drunk: COVID-19 be damned

Chris Calcino writes a love letter to the thing he misses the most.

The reason behind the $60b JobKeeper stuff up is revealed

The reason behind the $60b JobKeeper stuff up is revealed

It was meant to be the program that helped Australia through the pandemic, but has led to a $60b stuff up. Here’s what doesn’t add up, writes Samantha Maiden.

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