Opinion

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Disasters remind us of the power of partnerships

premium_icon Disasters remind us of the power of partnerships

Anna Bligh was Premier of Queensland when it was hit by devastating floods and cyclones. She reveals what it taught her about Australians at their best.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

Premier’s hypocrisy in milk contract saga

premium_icon Premier’s hypocrisy in milk contract saga

Just 36 months ago, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was spruiking her government’s “Buy Queensland” at all costs approach, writes Michael Madigan.

Is Harry really ready to be with the common people?

premium_icon Is Harry really ready to be with the common people?

The Duke of Sussex voluntarily turned his back on a life most of us dream of, but he may soon learn how rapidly grandeur dissolves when you’re a commoner.

’Take me to the paddock and shoot me’

premium_icon ’Take me to the paddock and shoot me’

The elderly form an important part of our country’s identity – the least we could do is care for them adequately, let alone to the degree that they deserve.

'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

premium_icon 'Why we should NOT change the date of Australia Day'

"And for the Greens’ Richard Di Natale and Adam Bandt, go celebrate whatever you celebrate on another day and leave the rest of us alone."

You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

premium_icon You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

I know it’s important to celebrate the human triumph, and draw inspiration from each other, but perspective is key.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

premium_icon Sorry, Bridget. That’s not being a good sport

It’s astonishing that Bridget McKenzie thinks she can pork barrel and no-one will hold her to account, says Eliza Barr. How ignorant does she think voters are?

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

Aldi's weekly 'Special Buys' often cause a frenzy among shoppers — but this particular one doesn’t live up to the hype, writes Rebekah Scanlan.

Church v State: Confession conflict coming to a head

premium_icon Church v State: Confession conflict coming to a head

THE voice of vulnerable children and their families must be heard as the fight between church and state threatens to spill out of the confessional.

Life is what we make of it

Life is what we make of it

I would rather pass my days lying on the beach, staring at the full moon and watching shooting stars scoot across the night sky than live in a city.

Why it’s not OK to say ‘OK boomer’

premium_icon Why it’s not OK to say ‘OK boomer’

It’s become a very popular phrase, but ‘OK boomer’ is definitely not OK, writes Keith Woods.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Why we should all be thankful for Brad Pitt

premium_icon Why we should all be thankful for Brad Pitt

Sure, he’s charming, easy on the eye and we all want him to recouple with Jen Aniston. But Brad Pitt is also our saviour from virtue-signalling actors.

Popularity of Mormon musical just baffling

premium_icon Popularity of Mormon musical just baffling

Thank goodness everyone watching Book of Mormon is highly sophisticated, because otherwise these jokes would be racist rot, says Russell Marks.

Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

premium_icon Massive threat to Coast that’s not being fixed

There’s a massive chink in the Gold Coast’s defences against the worst Mother Nature can throw at us. So why is it not being addressed, asks Ann Wason Moore.

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

To the bushfire towns: We’re for you

At News Corp, we are committed to helping communities rebuild after the bushfires, and today’s special editions will add to the millions we are putting towards...

Honestly, is it such a shock Harry chose to leave?

premium_icon Honestly, is it such a shock Harry chose to leave?

More than 20 years ago we watched a heartbroken little boy walk behind his mother’s coffin. Now that little boy is a man determined to protect those he loves.

Outrage over Kyle’s ‘disgraceful’ comments

Outrage over Kyle’s ‘disgraceful’ comments

Kyle Sandilands has caused outrage yet again after he joked on-air about Meghan Markle’s “black mum” and made crass comments about the Queen.

List of people I’d love to see move to New Zealand

premium_icon List of people I’d love to see move to New Zealand

It’s almost Australia Day and before it gets here I think it’s time we had a clean out. These are the people I think should be sent to NZ.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

'Why I sold my baggy green'

premium_icon 'Why I sold my baggy green'

I knew the best way I could help during the bushfires was with a gesture that meant something, writes Shane Warne.

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