Opinion

Fri 20 Nov 2020

OPINION: It’s time to rethink how we deal with drug addicts

Premium Content OPINION: It’s time to rethink how we deal with drug addicts

THE opioid crisis has made it abundantly clear that criminalising addiction has done little to stop it. Perhaps it’s time for a new approach.

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Dean Ritchie: ‘Sorry Queensland, I was wrong’

Premium Content Dean Ritchie: ‘Sorry Queensland, I was wrong’

Dean Ritchie labelled this Queensland’s worst side in 40 years, now he’s here to eat some humble pie and acknowledge greatness.

Wed 18 Nov 2020

‘Contradictory’: The worst part of The Crown’s new season

Premium Content ‘Contradictory’: The worst part of The Crown’s new season

It’s the series that has the world talking. But for Joe Hildebrand, Gillian Anderson’s performance in The Crown is not all it’s cracked up to be.

LETTERS:  The hidden cost of climate change

Premium Content LETTERS: The hidden cost of climate change

Are you still wondering why your insurance premiums are going up?

Tue 17 Nov 2020

Why woke modern feminists hate sex

Premium Content Why woke modern feminists hate sex

How is it that women can desire anything and anyone they want, and yet still be treated as victims when love affairs go wrong?

Mon 16 Nov 2020

It’s a national scandal and all you care about are lyrics

Premium Content It’s a national scandal and all you care about are lyrics

Why are we tying ourselves in knots about changing a word in our national anthem, writes Peter Gleeson, when we are failing the people we are trying to impress?

Why the Wallabies should fear Cheika

Premium Content Why the Wallabies should fear Cheika

No one was more committed to the Wallabies’ cause than former coach Michael Cheika. After his messy departure, the Wallabies should be worried about his influence on...

Big trouble on island paradise

Premium Content Big trouble on island paradise

It’s A little slice of island paradise off Queensland’s coast. But that all changed when the state government handed over a lease of the island to a Chinese-based...

Sun 15 Nov 2020

Crisafulli won’t let Labor define LNP this time around

Premium Content Crisafulli won’t let Labor define LNP this time around

The new portfolios created for the shadow cabinet prove that David Crisafulli is determined not to let Labor shape the battleground for the next Qld election.

Sat 14 Nov 2020

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: It’s a matter of trust

Premium Content SPIRITUAL MATTERS: It’s a matter of trust

'We were at three-and-a-half-thousand feet when my flight instructor asked me to demonstrate a stall recovery.'

OPINION: Qld’s assistant ministers need to earn their money

Premium Content OPINION: Qld’s assistant ministers need to earn their money

The Premier argues her bevy of new, highly-paid assistant ministers will be vital toCOVID recovery. But she’ll have to give them more than the scone-eating.

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Dean Ritchie: 'These Maroons aren’t even worth hating'

Premium Content Dean Ritchie: 'These Maroons aren’t even worth hating'

NSW will put 30 points on the Cane Toads at Suncorp writes Dean Ritchie, and then maybe the Maroons will face the truth.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: An Ice Age is on the way

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: An Ice Age is on the way

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Thu 12 Nov 2020

'The key factor feeding Trump’s denial'

'The key factor feeding Trump’s denial'

Donald Trump’s refusal to accept the result of the US election is being enabled by one key factor – and it comes from within his own party, writes Sam Clench.

Change the anthem, it’s the right thing to do

Premium Content Change the anthem, it’s the right thing to do

Substituting just one word in the opening couplet of Advance Australia Fair is the right thing, and it’s not a big ask. Just do it, writes Kylie Lang.

Premier, enough with the borders, time we got on living

Premium Content Premier, enough with the borders, time we got on living

Annastacia Palaszczuk has done well politically over the past few months playing the parochial Queensland card. It works.

OPINION: ‘There is no room for Trumpism in Australia’

Premium Content OPINION: ‘There is no room for Trumpism in Australia’

Letters to the editor and Harry’s View.

Wed 11 Nov 2020

'Forget COVID, LNP loss was its own fault'

Premium Content 'Forget COVID, LNP loss was its own fault'

Those disappointed with the LNP defeat try to blame that loss on the ‘politicisation’ of COVID-19 but this is an overly simplistic view, writes Paul Williams.

ABC is filling the trashy reality TV void

Premium Content ABC is filling the trashy reality TV void

If the latest Four Corners special is anything to go by, MPs are the new Bachelors in Paradise, and Aunty loves reality TV just as much as the rest of us, writes Joe...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ’You will never be forgotten’

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ’You will never be forgotten’

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

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