Opinion

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Another year, another January, another bloody diet

premium_icon Another year, another January, another bloody diet

DESPITE telling ourselves not to, every festive season we over indulge in food and beverage to the point the dreaded January diet is upon us.

OPINION: Please don't text me Clive

premium_icon OPINION: Please don't text me Clive

THE last thing this drawn out federal election campaign needs is more unsolicited texts from wannabe politician Clive Palmer

January 26 is not a date that can unify Australia, change it

January 26 is not a date that can unify Australia, change it

OPINION: IT IS well beyond time to acknowledge the reality of our nation's history: that to the First Peoples of Australia, January 26 is a painful reminder

BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Defusing the Tomic bomb

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Defusing the Tomic bomb

AFTER bowing out of the Australian Open, Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic unleashed an extraordinary public rant, but was he really wrong?

Why Marie Kondo isn’t sparking joy among feminists

premium_icon Why Marie Kondo isn’t sparking joy among feminists

A show about decluttering our homes is now being used to hold a light up to the division of household chores by feminists. Is this really where we’re at now, asks...

Stop having a dig at us young ones

Stop having a dig at us young ones

NOONE has the time to teach all of this stuff as there is money to be made and that seems to be more important!

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Dear angry men, Gillette is not worth your rage, but Aiia is

premium_icon Dear angry men, Gillette is not worth your rage, but Aiia is

As women despair over the killing of Aiia Maasarwe and men despair over the Gillette advert, journalist SHERELE MOODY says it's time to get some perspective.

HEART AND SOUL: Finding joy in the simple life

HEART AND SOUL: Finding joy in the simple life

I AM not sure if you have heard of the KonMari method of tidying. It comes from Marie Kondo, who asks the question, 'does it spark joy?'

Best way to deal with worry

premium_icon Best way to deal with worry

It has recently been acknowledged that “worry” is essential, however what shall we do with it?

What's the future of Mary Street? GT readers have their say

premium_icon What's the future of Mary Street? GT readers have their say

"With my fresh eyes and no baggage I only see the great place the Gympie region is and what it could easily be.”

Wed 16 Jan 2019

On Fardon: Time to put down pitchforks

premium_icon On Fardon: Time to put down pitchforks

When it comes to Robert John Fardon, it may finally be time for us to check our hysteria and hang up the pitchforks, writes Margaret Wenham.

Do you want this man living next door?

premium_icon Do you want this man living next door?

There’s no doubt Robert Fardon’s place in society is emotive. He’s bad to the bone, so why would we risk him ruining any more lives, asks Peter Gleeson.

I learnt the hard way why you shouldn't eat watermelon skin

premium_icon I learnt the hard way why you shouldn't eat watermelon skin

A FRUITY embarrassment quickly shows why mothers really do know best.

Sickened by toddler assault, and public's response

premium_icon Sickened by toddler assault, and public's response

While my instinct agrees with a public child sex offender registry, my mind argues the opposite and apparently so does the evidence.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

'I tried this year’s controversial bikini trend'

'I tried this year’s controversial bikini trend'

INSTAGRAM influencers make this viral bikini trend look glamorous, but Michelle Andrews found the reality is exactly the opposite.

Leyonhjelm says Gympie columnist pathetically ill informed

premium_icon Leyonhjelm says Gympie columnist pathetically ill informed

Liberal Democrat Senator comes out swinging at Gympie Times columnist Colin Claridge, who he says does not know him, nor understand the electoral system

To kick your 2019 goals, set goalposts

To kick your 2019 goals, set goalposts

In order to accomplish goals, you need to know how to set them.

Could reality TV be the harbinger of the apocalypse?

premium_icon Could reality TV be the harbinger of the apocalypse?

What if Gympie Mick marries 'Australia's most confident bride'? What then people?

Councils should pay for being ‘un-Australian’

premium_icon Councils should pay for being ‘un-Australian’

Why are we thinking of changing the date of Australia Day? Because we’re being taken for mugs by elitists, writes Peter Gleeson.

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