Opinion

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Truth Invasion Day protesters ignore

Truth Invasion Day protesters ignore

Some Australians are tired of the constant protests that surround Australia Day. Some just want to celebrate their country and not be shamed for it.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

premium_icon Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

These two young Mormons say they’re both hopeless romantics. The newlyweds say kids and a move to the US for Dakota’s singing career are next on the cards.

Calls for date to change for Australia Day

premium_icon Calls for date to change for Australia Day

JANUARY 26 is a day where some of us gather for a barbecue to celebrate Australia, but for many of the traditional owners of this land, the date harbours...

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Date with no destiny

premium_icon Date with no destiny

Australia Day: always has been, always will be an insult to Aborigines

Disasters remind us of the power of partnerships

premium_icon Disasters remind us of the power of partnerships

Anna Bligh was Premier of Queensland when it was hit by devastating floods and cyclones. She reveals what it taught her about Australians at their best.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

Premier’s hypocrisy in milk contract saga

premium_icon Premier’s hypocrisy in milk contract saga

Just 36 months ago, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was spruiking her government’s “Buy Queensland” at all costs approach, writes Michael Madigan.

Is Harry really ready to be with the common people?

premium_icon Is Harry really ready to be with the common people?

The Duke of Sussex voluntarily turned his back on a life most of us dream of, but he may soon learn how rapidly grandeur dissolves when you’re a commoner.

’Take me to the paddock and shoot me’

premium_icon ’Take me to the paddock and shoot me’

The elderly form an important part of our country’s identity – the least we could do is care for them adequately, let alone to the degree that they deserve.

'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

premium_icon 'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

"And for the Greens’ Richard Di Natale and Adam Bandt, go celebrate whatever you celebrate on another day and leave the rest of us alone."

You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

premium_icon You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

I know it’s important to celebrate the human triumph, and draw inspiration from each other, but perspective is key.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

premium_icon Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

It’s astonishing that Bridget McKenzie thinks she can pork barrel and no-one will hold her to account, says Eliza Barr. How ignorant does she think voters are?

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

Aldi's weekly 'Special Buys' often cause a frenzy among shoppers — but this particular one doesn’t live up to the hype, writes Rebekah Scanlan.

Church v State: Confession conflict coming to a head

premium_icon Church v State: Confession conflict coming to a head

THE voice of vulnerable children and their families must be heard as the fight between church and state threatens to spill out of the confessional.

Life is what we make of it

Life is what we make of it

I would rather pass my days lying on the beach, staring at the full moon and watching shooting stars scoot across the night sky than live in a city.

Why it’s not OK to say ‘OK boomer’

premium_icon Why it’s not OK to say ‘OK boomer’

It’s become a very popular phrase, but ‘OK boomer’ is definitely not OK, writes Keith Woods.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Why we should all be thankful for Brad Pitt

premium_icon Why we should all be thankful for Brad Pitt

Sure, he’s charming, easy on the eye and we all want him to recouple with Jen Aniston. But Brad Pitt is also our saviour from virtue-signalling actors.

Popularity of Mormon musical just baffling

premium_icon Popularity of Mormon musical just baffling

Thank goodness everyone watching Book of Mormon is highly sophisticated, because otherwise these jokes would be racist rot, says Russell Marks.

Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

premium_icon Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

There’s a massive chink in the Gold Coast’s defences against the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. So why is it not being addressed, asks Ann Wason Moore.

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

At News Corp, we are committed to helping communities rebuild after the bushfires, and today’s special editions will add to the millions we are putting towards...

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