Opinion

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

premium_icon Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

Scott Morrison has no option but to push ahead with proposal to shift Australia’s embassy from Tel Aviv.

The most human, powerful, humbling thing I’ve ever seen

premium_icon The most human, powerful, humbling thing I’ve ever seen

We have a great need for human gathering and ritual: there is something powerful about another human being showing up for you – in flesh and bones.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Why Broncos must sack Wayne Bennett

premium_icon Why Broncos must sack Wayne Bennett

PRESSURE is mounting on the Brisbane Broncos to come up with an immediate resolution to the club’s coaching fiasco.

Cop saves his bravest act for last

premium_icon Cop saves his bravest act for last

A SUNSHINE Coast policeman of 11 years has saved his bravest act until the end of his career.

19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

premium_icon 19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

Nineteen children have died as a result of murder or manslaughter in 2018. Journalist SHERELE MOODY asks what will it take to end these deaths?

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The need for three grand finals

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: The need for three grand finals

Sydney Swans will push the case for a best-of-three Grand Final when the competition committee meets, but is it something that will take AFL into the future?

Please send me to Nauru, I need a break

premium_icon Please send me to Nauru, I need a break

If you believe the bleeding hearts, Nauru is a hell-hole, but the photos I see of white sandy beaches and palm trees tell another story, writes Des Houghton.

As a woman, Barry O’Sullivan has much to look forward to

premium_icon As a woman, Barry O’Sullivan has much to look forward to

The Nationals Senator may have been using his gender switch as a ploy to make headlines, but there’s so much for him to celebrate as he joins the lady club.

The real culprit in the sausage sanga debacle

premium_icon The real culprit in the sausage sanga debacle

The new rule about safely placing onions on bread is not really the fault of Bunnings. The blame lies with opportunists, writes David Penberthy.

We need Senate reform, now more than ever

premium_icon We need Senate reform, now more than ever

We need to talk about making changes to better suit modern society, writes Terry Sweetman.

'I don't know if you're going to come home in a body bag'

premium_icon 'I don't know if you're going to come home in a body bag'

A Sunshine Coast cyclist wants to remove the divide between drivers and cyclists, and show riders aren't just "traffic hazards".

My Health Record is the beginning of the end

premium_icon My Health Record is the beginning of the end

While we’re all for convenience in our busy lives, rarely do we stop to think about the real cost of handing over so much of our privacy, writes Louise Roberts.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Will Ipswich vote for councillors after state declares war?

premium_icon Will Ipswich vote for councillors after state declares war?

The QT has analysed the data: Here's how the removal of boundaries will affect the election of Ipswich's ten dismissed councillors.

Mangrove jack, bull sharks offer striking options

Mangrove jack, bull sharks offer striking options

WITH the weather warming up, mangrove jacks have been making a more regular appearance in the Gold Coast estuaries.

Bolt: This misplaced blame fools no one

premium_icon Bolt: This misplaced blame fools no one

Mohammed Omran is last person who should attack Prime Minister Scott Morrison for demanding Muslim leaders do more, writes Andrew Bolt.

Dear AFL: Leave the bloody game alone

premium_icon Dear AFL: Leave the bloody game alone

As the AFL explores the option of a best of three series for the grand final, Greg Davis has some advice for the decision-makers at AFL HQ.

Why refereeing is the hardest gig in the NRL

premium_icon Why refereeing is the hardest gig in the NRL

Like them or not, the NRL’s referees have the hardest job in the game. Drinking from a poisoned chalice, they’re going to cop it from all corners.

ScoMo's Muslim leader attack reeks of hypocrisy

premium_icon ScoMo's Muslim leader attack reeks of hypocrisy

Problems in the backyard of his own church overlooked in PM's attack on a failure to act by Muslim leaders.

Offended by this? You haven’t been to a beach lately

premium_icon Offended by this? You haven’t been to a beach lately

It may look more like dental floss than an outfit, but if you’re clutching your pearls at Emily Ratajkowski’s bikini, don’t even think about going to a beach.

How I cured my fear of flying

premium_icon How I cured my fear of flying

On my first flight I was unbearably anxious, and my dread of planes has ruined holidays. I had to fix it. Here’s how I did it, writes Carly Portch.

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