Opinion

Thu 13 Sep 2018

We should support Bach ‘clinger’

We should support Bach ‘clinger’

OPINION: The Bachelor’s Cass has been dubbed a “stage five clinger”. But girlfriend just needs two shots of tequila and a hug.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

It's a dangerous business being funny

It's a dangerous business being funny

Cartoonist Zanetti has his say on the controversy surrounding Mark Night's cartoon of tennis champ Serena Williams. What do you think?

I was the girl who sat for the anthem

I was the girl who sat for the anthem

When I was in primary school, I sat during the national anthem every assembly. So what’s become of Australia where we can no longer respect a child’s decision?

Feminists using bullying accusations as power play

premium_icon Feminists using bullying accusations as power play

SERENA Williams’ real target was not the male umpire, it was her female opponent, Naomi Osaka, writes Miranda Devine.

Best things in life are free, but should be regulated

premium_icon Best things in life are free, but should be regulated

Doing unintentional "mainies” of the Mooloolaba Esplanade has me reminiscing about the years I spent living a block back from the beach.

My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

premium_icon My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

Whether I'm a serial whinger or not, I think most people would agree with me the experience I am about to share is pretty uncomfortable.

What you missed about cartoon

What you missed about cartoon

AS THE backlash against Mark Knight intensifies over his Serena Williams cartoon, there’s a point many haven’t acknowledged.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Why celeb breakups are getting annoying

Why celeb breakups are getting annoying

OPINION: While relationships ending is a fact of life, the latest A-list trend is becoming seriously irritating.

This is about much more than a broken racquet

premium_icon This is about much more than a broken racquet

WHY did umpire Ramos invoke an inconsistent rule that is almost never used in a major final? To remind the world’s greatest female athlete of his power, writes...

Mum ready to answer the call at any moment

Mum ready to answer the call at any moment

HAVING a serious chat with the kids about sharing problems with their mum had suddenly sounded more like Optimus Prime preparing to battle the Decepticons.

Tantrums one thing not to love about tennis

premium_icon Tantrums one thing not to love about tennis

WHILE Serena Williams claims to stand up for women, she may have crossed the line, writes Paul Malone.

Giving 16-year-olds the right to vote is inevitable

premium_icon Giving 16-year-olds the right to vote is inevitable

ARGUMENTS against giving ballots to 16-year-olds are criticisms that can be levelled at any uninformed voter aged between 18 and 88, writes Paul Williams.

Wayne Bennett is a dead man walking

premium_icon Wayne Bennett is a dead man walking

The knives will be out for Wayne Bennett following the Brisbane Broncos' pathetic finals loss to St George-Illawarra Dragons and so they should be.

Why I'm taking a 'hard line' with charities

premium_icon Why I'm taking a 'hard line' with charities

GOING to this certain hardware store is not as enjoyable as it once was... even with the promise of a delicious sausage sizzle.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Rising jockey challenging big guns

Rising jockey challenging big guns

JOCKEY Matt McGillivray showed in Ipswich why he is one of the rising talents of the Queensland riding ranks.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

What to do if you hate your mate’s partner

What to do if you hate your mate’s partner

IT’S a nightmare dilemma everyone has faced: What do you do when your friend starts going out with someone you hate?

Bullying pollies deserve our 'pity and scorn'

premium_icon Bullying pollies deserve our 'pity and scorn'

Comments like those aimed at Julia Gillard when she was prime minister are inexcusable.

Saddest part of Serena fiasco

Saddest part of Serena fiasco

Entitled Serena Williams should take a long hard look in the mirror after forever tainting a young devotee’s US Open fairytale.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Ride-sharing services don’t need more regulations

premium_icon Ride-sharing services don’t need more regulations

THERE’S a reason millions of travellers choose Uber or other ride-sharing services over taxis. It may hurt cab drivers, it’s time to face reality: Jill Poulsen.

Why passion is no match for persistence

premium_icon Why passion is no match for persistence

YOUNG Australians seem fixated on the belief that doing what you love equates to not working a day in your life, but it’s that mentality that is failing them.

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