Opinion

Fri 20 Apr 2018

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The fall of Israel

VIDEO: Should Israel Folau have been kicked out of rugby for his anti-gay slur on social media?

Folau and Yassmin both deserve free speech

premium_icon Folau and Yassmin both deserve free speech

ISRAEL Folau should not be forced to shut up any more than Yassmin Abdel-Magied should be, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

Without hipsters, we wouldn’t have a food scene

premium_icon Without hipsters, we wouldn’t have a food scene

Mock them all you like, but hipsters have done a lot for the Australian food industry and helped our nation’s worldwide reputation, writes Renata Gortan.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Being first with the news has its down side

Being first with the news has its down side

Traditional media is battling it out online but the road to recovery might be an old one

OUR SAY: Contractor dispute exposes flaws in highway upgrade

OUR SAY: Contractor dispute exposes flaws in highway upgrade

No-one prepared to say "the buck stops here” as contractors battle to get paid after the Ostwald Brothers collapse.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Secret way into the property market

Secret way into the property market

WANT to get into the property market but can’t save up enough for a deposit? Fractional investing may be for you, as David Koch explains.

The biggest bushfire threat is morons

premium_icon The biggest bushfire threat is morons

A LOWLIFE put my family — and his own — at risk on a total fire ban day, and it took a little girl to stop him. When will idiots get the message about fire safety,...

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Barnaby Joyce knows love child is his

premium_icon Barnaby Joyce knows love child is his

THE love child of Barnaby Joyce and his partner Vikki Campion is due any day now. And to put any doubt aside, this is the former deputy Prime Minister’s baby.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

Why Fearnley must carry the flag at the closing ceremony

Why Fearnley must carry the flag at the closing ceremony

Kurt Fearnley must be Australia's flag bearer for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

Why I’m proud to be a Pink Lady

BEING diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago could have been a lonely experience. Instead I found comfort in being part of an incredible support network of...

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Are the Games really worth it?

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Are the Games really worth it?

VIDEO: How does the Commonwealth Games stack up against the Olympics, and is it truly worth all the hype?

Thu 12 Apr 2018

I took Zuckerberg’s advice and I regret everything

I took Zuckerberg’s advice and I regret everything

I CHECKED my Facebook data on Mark Zuckerberg’s advice, and discovered a most private trauma had been used as an advertising opportunity, writes Katy Hall.

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Youth suicide: how can we offer hope to this generation?

Youth suicide: how can we offer hope to this generation?

RILEY Owen leaves behind a lot of people who supported him, who love him and who will miss him like crazy, writes former chaplain Stuart White.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Australia needs to get its head out of the ground

Australia needs to get its head out of the ground

IT WAS presumed that Aussies didn't like losing anything to the Poms...

Alcohol is not a dirty word

premium_icon Alcohol is not a dirty word

AUSTRALIANS have turned self-loathing about alcohol into a national sport, writes James Morrow. So we enjoy a drink or two. That’s no reason to turn it into the...

I love enGAYgement parties - and food

I love enGAYgement parties - and food

SIX YEARS I have been waiting for two of my good friends to get married and over the weekend

Tue 10 Apr 2018

Why days of playing up are over

premium_icon Why days of playing up are over

LIFE for a footballer has never been better but players have to recognise and accept that some things are different in 2018 and the ‘train hard, play hard’ mantra...

Can we trust Zuckerberg with AI?

premium_icon Can we trust Zuckerberg with AI?

MARK Zuckerberg has crashed the Facebook car like a delinquint hoon. Now, why would we trust him with artificial intelligence, argues Peter Judd.

‘My husband’s Tinder dates came to my house’

premium_icon ‘My husband’s Tinder dates came to my house’

IN our technologically savvy world, it’s never been easier to cheat on your partner. But it’s also never been harder to keep a secret, as one man discovered, writes...

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