Opinion

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Broncos must act now to finally end nightmare

Premium Content Broncos must act now to finally end nightmare

The Broncos have never been at a lower point in their 32 year history. This nightmare has to end and it has to end now. But will club bosses do what is necessary for...

Why border could be closed for years

Premium Content Why border could be closed for years

The trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, and the trajectory of the Palaszczuk government, tell us that the border closure is going to be with us for a very long time.

Why are they silencing a miracle coronavirus cure?

Premium Content Why are they silencing a miracle coronavirus cure?

Thomas Borody has found what may be a cheap and easy treatment for COVID-19 patients - but because the drugs are readily available, big pharma has no interest.

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Mask shaming is a thing and it is not OK

Premium Content Mask shaming is a thing and it is not OK

As we hear every day, we are in unprecedented times. But how can we tackle COVID-19 in our communities if we aren't all on the same page.

Pharmacy changes could save Aussies thousands

Premium Content Pharmacy changes could save Aussies thousands

When protection rackets for business are allowed to influence independent policy reviews in areas like medicine, we have a major problem. And our vulnerable communities...

Mikakos owes Victorians more than a late-night apology

Premium Content Mikakos owes Victorians more than a late-night apology

The Health Minister has failed Victoria by refusing to divulge how much she knew about the botched hotel quarantine program.

‘Bodies everywhere’: Isolation has nothing on Diggers’ nightmare

Premium Content ‘Bodies everywhere’: Isolation has nothing on Diggers’...

If you are thinking of complaining about social distancing and toilet paper shortages, you might first read what an old Digger told me, writes Mike O’Connor.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

‘Entitled’: How selfish Broncos are bringing the club down

Premium Content ‘Entitled’: How selfish Broncos are bringing the club down

Tevita Pangai Junior’s reckless COVID-19 barber shop breach is further proof he will never be able to repay what he owes the Brisbane Broncos.

Don’t forget the finer details after an accident

Premium Content Don’t forget the finer details after an accident

After an accident the driver in the right is often left with the bill.

Sun 9 Aug 2020

‘People are idiots’: Truth of Ellen backlash

‘People are idiots’: Truth of Ellen backlash

The Ellen DeGeneres hate-storm keeps rolling on. But maybe she’s not actually the villain people are making her out to be.

Taking talking vehicles for a test drive

Premium Content Taking talking vehicles for a test drive

Ipswich will be home to a new pilot program designed to help cars communicate with each other. We take a look at the advanced technology and how it works.

‘Dark impulses’: Vile lockdown trend

‘Dark impulses’: Vile lockdown trend

Isolation and working from home during the coronavirus crisis have contributed to a shocking increase in this horrifying compulsion.

Carrie Bickmore on Australia’s mental health crisis

Premium Content Carrie Bickmore on Australia’s mental health crisis

“Many people have said they are struggling, yet don’t feel they can complain because there are others far worse off than them,” writes Carrie Bickmore.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

'Kate photo proves Meghan double standard'

'Kate photo proves Meghan double standard'

When Kate Middleton was pictured this week, all talk was of her face mask, but there was an important point that everyone missed, says Daniela Elser

'Father Time has got the better of Bennett'

Premium Content 'Father Time has got the better of Bennett'

Wayne Bennett was once the coach other NRL coaches looked towards, but Bennett has been exposed as an old man who sees the world in old ways, writes Paul Kent.

'Ipswich won’t be a dump much longer'

Premium Content 'Ipswich won’t be a dump much longer'

Her city has been dumped on by the rest of Queensland for too long. Now the newly elected Ipswich Mayor is on a crusade, writes Des Houghton.

EDITORIAL: Stop making excuses for violent men

Premium Content EDITORIAL: Stop making excuses for violent men

Violent men need to be held accountable, otherwise how can we expect them to change?

'Premier is not the real villain in state's virus crisis'

'Premier is not the real villain in state's virus crisis'

Premier Daniel Andrews is the increasingly-exhausted face of Victoria’s virus crisis – but he’s not actually the one to blame for it, writes Joe Hildebrand.

'Footy players' touch-up actions on teammate wrong'

Premium Content 'Footy players' touch-up actions on teammate wrong'

The actions of Tigers Nick Vlastuin and Jayden Short on teammate Mabior Chol were once considered locker room antics but longer, says Mark Robinson.

Mayor pens his opinion on the border closure

Premium Content Mayor pens his opinion on the border closure

'To let down our guard and risk letting the virus in right now, is not an option and I won’t accept … that it is inevitable,' writes Tom Tate.

Newer Older