Opinion

Mon 24 Sep 2018

Top hoop returns to his best

Top hoop returns to his best

EIGHT-time Ipswich premier jockey Jim Byrne had endured a slow start to his current season - until the latest Ipswich meeting on Friday that is.

Facial recognition first sign of exciting things to come

Facial recognition first sign of exciting things to come

Latest from Subaru is an awesome piece of technology because it addresses a major road safety issue.

OPINION: This is not what shoulder charge ban is for

OPINION: This is not what shoulder charge ban is for

Billy Slater will miss the grand final if he can't beat a shoulder charge ban at the judiciary.

Concerns over proposed Bruce Highway Bypass design

premium_icon Concerns over proposed Bruce Highway Bypass design

There is no direct exit north or south on to Tin can Bay Rd.

Sun 23 Sep 2018

OPINION: Quit the blame game on aged care

premium_icon OPINION: Quit the blame game on aged care

'We should welcome the prompt action by PM ScoMo in calling a Royal Commission.'

This is the worst Australian city to find a date

This is the worst Australian city to find a date

WHEN Kate Iselin went on a recent date, something happened that summed up exactly what’s wrong with one Aussie city.

Sat 22 Sep 2018

Scott Morrison’s ‘fair go’ lie

Scott Morrison’s ‘fair go’ lie

WHILE Scott Morrison loves the premise of giving everyone ‘a fair go’, there’s one area of politics that needs this more than any other.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

It's the Gympie region's biggest fire disaster ever

premium_icon It's the Gympie region's biggest fire disaster ever

What has unfolded at Woolooga this week is unlike anything I've seen

Why is man hating suddenly a punchline?

premium_icon Why is man hating suddenly a punchline?

THERE’S no way a man saying he hated women — even jokingly — would be applauded. So why is that men are considered fair game by feminists, asks Jane Fynes-Clinton.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

OPINION: Why I adore Meghan Markle

premium_icon OPINION: Why I adore Meghan Markle

I’ll be among the royal fans hoping to get a glimpse of her when she and Prince Harry visit our region next month.

Why it’s time to cut Karl loose

premium_icon Why it’s time to cut Karl loose

TODAY pulling its lowest ratings in more than a decade should sound the alarm for Nine management. They need to make radical change if they want to give the show...

Advancing Australia with a new anthem

Advancing Australia with a new anthem

Indigenous columnist Janelle Brown explains why first nation people feel left out

Wed 19 Sep 2018

OPINION: The one thing Sam Burgess got right

premium_icon OPINION: The one thing Sam Burgess got right

WHEN the Rabbitohs’ star player faced up to questions on sexting allegations, he was correct about the scandal’s ripple effect, and not just on him.

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

The needle saga is terrorism against our local farmers.

Gen-Z Opinion: Plastic surgery has became mainstream

premium_icon Gen-Z Opinion: Plastic surgery has became mainstream

Cadet Journalist Ebony Stansfield writes about how plastic surgery has gone mainstream.

The Gympie region lost two local legends this week

premium_icon The Gympie region lost two local legends this week

It is the people who make our community what it is and this is the end of an era in our little corner of the world

Be honest, we took farmers for granted

premium_icon Be honest, we took farmers for granted

The fragility of agriculture industries has been brutally exposed by the damage of the strawberry contamination saga.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Glaring problem on our roads

Glaring problem on our roads

THERE’S a glaring problem on our roads that is killing countless Australians. And it’s only getting worse.

NOT BUYING IT: Farmers reject reasons behind rate rise

premium_icon NOT BUYING IT: Farmers reject reasons behind rate rise

NOT BUYING IT: Gympie region farmers continue to dispute information from Gympie Regional Council around the significant rise in many rural rates this year.

Alternative view on campus rape unwelcome

premium_icon Alternative view on campus rape unwelcome

UNIVERSITIES are supposed to be places for open exchange of ideas, but students would rather start a riot than hear what this woman has to say: Peter Gleeson.

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