Opinion

Mon 17 Sep 2018

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.

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.

Sat 15 Sep 2018

‘Warning: We’re going on a 6-hour flight with a toddler’

‘Warning: We’re going on a 6-hour flight with a toddler’

TAKING a toddler on an overseas family holiday for the first time has mum Lillian Saleh terrified because she knows that even the best planned trips can go awry.

Lonely? You're not alone

Lonely? You're not alone

We need to let everyone know someone cares and we need them around for a lot longer.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Serena launches a grand slam

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Serena launches a grand slam

A SECOND set outburst from US tennis great Serena Williams landed the 23-time grand slam winner in hot water during the US Open final.

Clive Palmer has no right to claim the UAP’s name

premium_icon Clive Palmer has no right to claim the UAP’s name

THE original United Australia Party was founded in 1931 and dissolved in 1945. It was a party of substance, and should not be usurped, writes Terry Sweetman.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Fassifern stalwart deserves highest honour

Fassifern stalwart deserves highest honour

Craig Harsant is the deserved recipient.

We should support Bach ‘clinger’

We should support Bach ‘clinger’

OPINION: The Bachelor’s Cass has been dubbed a “stage five clinger”. But girlfriend just needs two shots of tequila and a hug.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

It's a dangerous business being funny

It's a dangerous business being funny

Cartoonist Zanetti has his say on the controversy surrounding Mark Night's cartoon of tennis champ Serena Williams. What do you think?

I was the girl who sat for the anthem

I was the girl who sat for the anthem

When I was in primary school, I sat during the national anthem every assembly. So what’s become of Australia where we can no longer respect a child’s decision?

Feminists using bullying accusations as power play

premium_icon Feminists using bullying accusations as power play

SERENA Williams’ real target was not the male umpire, it was her female opponent, Naomi Osaka, writes Miranda Devine.

Best things in life are free, but should be regulated

premium_icon Best things in life are free, but should be regulated

Doing unintentional "mainies” of the Mooloolaba Esplanade has me reminiscing about the years I spent living a block back from the beach.

My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

premium_icon My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

Whether I'm a serial whinger or not, I think most people would agree with me the experience I am about to share is pretty uncomfortable.

What you missed about cartoon

What you missed about cartoon

AS THE backlash against Mark Knight intensifies over his Serena Williams cartoon, there’s a point many haven’t acknowledged.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Why celeb breakups are getting annoying

Why celeb breakups are getting annoying

OPINION: While relationships ending is a fact of life, the latest A-list trend is becoming seriously irritating.

OPINION: How I got to wear a $1000 ball dress to breakfast

premium_icon OPINION: How I got to wear a $1000 ball dress to breakfast

PANCAKES and designer courtour are a very good mix, a journalist discovered after stumbling upon a little shop in Warwick that saved her from fashion disaster.

This is about much more than a broken racquet

premium_icon This is about much more than a broken racquet

WHY did umpire Ramos invoke an inconsistent rule that is almost never used in a major final? To remind the world’s greatest female athlete of his power, writes...

Mum ready to answer the call at any moment

Mum ready to answer the call at any moment

HAVING a serious chat with the kids about sharing problems with their mum had suddenly sounded more like Optimus Prime preparing to battle the Decepticons.

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