Opinion

Mon 1 Mar 2021

Why Treasurer is ‘out of touch’ with Queenslanders

Premium Content Why Treasurer is ‘out of touch’ with Queenslanders

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s failure to extend JobKeeper proves Queensland is not getting a fair go from Canberra, writes Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

Premium Content Homelessness guaranteed when rents go up $95 a wk in Mackay

When rental vacancies tighten, the battlers of our region are the ones at risk, Melanie Whiting writes.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Premium Content ‘My endometriosis spread through my body like cancer’

Mum-of-two media personality Tamara Wrigley’s hope for more children was cut short in her mid-30s when she was diagnosed with endometriosis. This is her story.

‘Astonishing’ $3.57 stuff-up could end PM

‘Astonishing’ $3.57 stuff-up could end PM

Scott Morrison was handed an opportunity on a golden platter but still managed to stuff it up, looking mean and miserable instead, writes Joe Hildebrand.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Love our Games bid or leave

Premium Content Love our Games bid or leave

Queensland stands on the verge of a Golden Age if we win the right to host the 2032 Olympic Games, and if anybody criticises our bid, tell them where to go.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Climate change is not a religion

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Climate change is not a religion

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

Thu 25 Feb 2021

Eddie B: I think I offended a mum with strippers

Premium Content Eddie B: I think I offended a mum with strippers

Who doesn’t like a dance troupe of scantily clad gents doing their best impression of Channing Tatum? Evidently, not everyone, writes Edwina Bartholomew.

What Brisbane needs now to make Olympics dream a reality

Premium Content What Brisbane needs now to make Olympics dream a reality

As southeast Queensland’s 2032 Olympic Games bid gathers pace, the next challenge for the governments involved is money ... lots of money, writes Peter Gleeson.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Terry McCrann: 'Why Facebook panicked and lost'

Premium Content Terry McCrann: 'Why Facebook panicked and lost'

The claim that treasurer Josh Frydenberg conceded too much in his round of head-to-heads with Mark Zuckerberg completely misses the point, says Terry McCrann.

Strategy at play in government’s JobSeeker changes

Premium Content Strategy at play in government’s JobSeeker changes

Tom Minear: This week’s JobSeeker changes will spark a difficult reality for employers and workers who’ve spent their lives setting themselves up for security.

Why crash may spell the end for ‘fighter’ Tiger

Premium Content Why crash may spell the end for ‘fighter’ Tiger

Tiger Woods is known for making a comeback— but multiple leg injuries may see an end to one of the greatest sporting careers ever.

LETTERS: Who is the voice protecting the voiceless?

Premium Content LETTERS: Who is the voice protecting the voiceless?

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

Tue 23 Feb 2021

'Facebook’s bullying has backfired'

Premium Content 'Facebook’s bullying has backfired'

Facebook’s arrogant and clumsy overreach has allowed Josh Frydenberg to unleash on the tech giant in defence of Australia’s interests, says Tom Minear.

Crown will stay but James Packer will go

Premium Content Crown will stay but James Packer will go

James Packer is almost certainly going to leave Crown Resorts, writes Terry McCrann.

Kelly in 'quick and clean divorce from Liberals'

Premium Content Kelly in 'quick and clean divorce from Liberals'

Craig Kelly leaving the Liberal party has solved at least three problems for the government but created one more, writes James Morrow.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don’t make waves in an election year

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don’t make waves in an election year

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

Mon 22 Feb 2021

OPINION: Why we all need to take a breather from Facebook

Premium Content OPINION: Why we all need to take a breather from Facebook

Facebook’s latest move to block Australian news is just one more reason why we need to take a break.

Harry, Meghan’s ill-timed drama

Premium Content Harry, Meghan’s ill-timed drama 

As Prince Philip remains in a London hospital ‘out of caution’, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are again courting attention.

Andy warned us, don’t let his death be in vain

Premium Content Andy warned us, don’t let his death be in vain

How much more blood in the water is needed before there is any change to the crocodile culling laws, asks Peter Gleeson.

LETTERS: Australian democracy in big trouble

Premium Content LETTERS: Australian democracy in big trouble

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

Newer Older