Opinion

Wed 3 Oct 2018

OPINION: Good bye tampon tax, we won't miss you

OPINION: Good bye tampon tax, we won't miss you

It's estimated women will spent $19,000 on sanitary products in their lifetime and cadet journalist Ebony Stansfield takes a look at the issue

How is it? Hungry Jack’s new vegan burger

How is it? Hungry Jack’s new vegan burger

LET’S put it this way: you know a burger is in trouble when the dominant flavour is the shredded iceberg lettuce.

Erin Molan’s rising star burns out

Erin Molan’s rising star burns out

SHE was a star on the rise. Now, Erin Molan’s career has taken a hit after the NRL Footy Show was axed. Can she bounce back?

Tue 2 Oct 2018

The horse that captured my soul and broke my heart

The horse that captured my soul and broke my heart

In a world of chaos, an aging racehorse saved from slaughter became an oasis of calm and joy for journalist SHERELE MOODY.

How to stage a shelfie

How to stage a shelfie

Upstage other narcissists with smart backdrops so you can show your best face - and a good behind.

Become a positive tech role model for your kids

Become a positive tech role model for your kids

Our children observe how we use technologies across our daily life so we need to set a good example.

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Track decision causes angst

Track decision causes angst

THERE was quite a bit of conversation surrounding the last hour abandonment of the metropolitan race meeting at Ipswich last Wednesday.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

‘I told my date I’m a sex worker’

‘I told my date I’m a sex worker’

WHEN you’re a sex worker and single, one of the difficult parts of the job is revealing the truth about your work. When is the right time?

Fri 28 Sep 2018

The ugly side of grand final euphoria

The ugly side of grand final euphoria

It might take the gloss off the biggest weekend in sport but the figures don't lie

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Residents lash out at council over Australia Day decision

Residents lash out at council over Australia Day decision

"HOPE Byron Council know they have ZERO authority to cancel a National Day.”

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Spiteful attacks against Daniel Morcombe’s mum

Spiteful attacks against Daniel Morcombe’s mum

DENISE Morcombe posted a sweet message about her sons on the weekend. Within hours she was the subject of vile attacks.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Weekday weddings are bad manners (even royal ones)

Weekday weddings are bad manners (even royal ones)

NOBODY likes a weekday wedding, writes Kerry Parnell. Expecting people to take a day off and take the kids out of school is the height of arrogance.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

The real problem with euthanasia

The real problem with euthanasia

LEGALISING assisted dying would simply solve some glaring problems, but there is one major reason why it will, and should, never happen.

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.

Sun 23 Sep 2018

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.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

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

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.

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.

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