Opinion

Tue 14 Jul 2020

We’re still here: how to contact your journalists

premium_icon We’re still here: how to contact your journalists

The Gympie Times news team is still working around the clock to bring you all the local news

Will Rudd’s new mansion succumb to rising sea levels?

premium_icon Will Rudd’s new mansion succumb to rising sea levels?

In 2009, former PM Kevin Rudd’s government warned Queensland’s coastline was at risk from rising sea levels.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Woman shares Telstra nightmare working from home

premium_icon Woman shares Telstra nightmare working from home

OPINION: Telstra’s robot army is failing Australia’s work from home army just when we need them to bring their A-game

Scott Morrison is good, but is he great?

premium_icon Scott Morrison is good, but is he great?

When you talk of Australia’s greatest prime ministers names like Howard, Hawke, Curtin, Menzies, Chifley and Deakin dominate. Is Morrison in that company?

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Lockyer: Fifita could walk out on Broncos

premium_icon Lockyer: Fifita could walk out on Broncos

As David Fifita weighs up the biggest decision of his NRL career, Broncos legend Darren Lockyer reveals how things stand inside the Brisbane camp.

Trump’s last coronavirus excuse crumbles

Trump’s last coronavirus excuse crumbles

Confronted with America’s spike in coronavirus numbers, Donald Trump keeps offering the same excuse. But the data doesn’t back it up, says Sam Clench.

Travis Schultz debunks top 5 wine myths

premium_icon Travis Schultz debunks top 5 wine myths

Drinking two bottles of an organic wine and expecting to wake up feeling better than James Brown (“I feel good”) is palpable nonsense: Travis Schultz.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Without sounding creepy, what are you wearing?

premium_icon Without sounding creepy, what are you wearing?

It's time to dress up and get back to work, writes Phil Brown.

Protesters must grow a brain … and a conscience

premium_icon Protesters must grow a brain … and a conscience

Asylum seeker protesters hell bent on destroying local businesses and disrupting people’s daily lives need to grow a brain and a conscience, writes Kylie Lang.

YOUR LETTERS: Border restrictions warranted

premium_icon YOUR LETTERS: Border restrictions warranted

Readers have their say on the Queensland border restrictions, whether convenience stores should be allowed to sell alcohol, and China’s threat to Australia.

Second wave fears: JobKeeper extension must be considered

premium_icon Second wave fears: JobKeeper extension must be considered

The Federal Government must seriously consider extending JobKeeper and protecting thousands of Queensland tourism and travel businesses.

With money comes power: Use influence for good

premium_icon With money comes power: Use influence for good

As NBA star Patty Mills pledges an impressive donation to anti-racism campaigns, Daily columnist Caroline Hutchinson urges all to give back.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Daniel Andrews, stop blaming Victorians

premium_icon Daniel Andrews, stop blaming Victorians

Premier Daniel Andrews has failed to concede he and his inept administration got Victoria into this mess and instead is blaming you, writes Sophie Elsworth.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘We need a crime crackdown’

premium_icon LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘We need a crime crackdown’

Readers have their say on crime, stadiums and border restrictions.

Watch your bank balance disappear with debit cards

premium_icon Watch your bank balance disappear with debit cards

"CASHLESS SOCIETY they said, bunkum we replied. But we’re almost there, a world without cash."

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about our new format answered

Your questions about the new digital version answered

Players’ sunny escape highlights AFL elitism

premium_icon Players’ sunny escape highlights AFL elitism

Most of us can’t fly anywhere, but AFL stars and club officials have packed their surfboards and golf clubs and winged their way to freedom.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Hanson tells why she loves Australia

premium_icon LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Hanson tells why she loves Australia

Pauline Hanson has come under fire for alleged racism. But she defends her comments in a letter to the editor telling how she loves Australia.

Top cop rises to the COVID challenge

premium_icon Top cop rises to the COVID challenge

Katarina Carroll’s first year as Queensland’s Police Commissioner has been anything but easy.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Life-and-death issues that could cost Premier election

premium_icon Life-and-death issues that could cost Premier election

Many consider Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to be home and hosed at the October state election, but she is far from a shoo-in, writes Peter Gleeson.

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