Opinion

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

Premium Content Lawsuits and suicide: Fallout of Drag Queen Storytime fiasco

It was a kids storytime at a library that turned into a media storm when protesters confronted drag queens. The next day the lead protester had taken his life.

Horrible racism behind Cathy Freeman's famous moment

Horrible racism behind Cathy Freeman's famous moment

It was one of Australia’s most iconic moments. But it also highlights the sad fight many Australians still face, says Oliver Murray.

LETTERS: Bring home Aussies stranded by COVID

Premium Content LETTERS: Bring home Aussies stranded by COVID

Readers have their say on bringing home Aussies stranded overseas, the AFL bypassing restrictions, and how the pandemic is devastating businesses.

Labor haunted by mining mistakes of past

Premium Content Labor haunted by mining mistakes of past

The future of coal mining in Queensland is certain to be an issue at next month’s election, especially for Labor, writes Steven Wardill

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Death of a Bully boy

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Death of a Bully boy

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

Thu 17 Sep 2020

LETTERS: All pigs are created equal, but some are more equal

Premium Content LETTERS: All pigs are created equal, but some are more equal

In the third millennium, we seem to be in an Orwellian phase, where equity and social justice are only for the elite.

Wed 16 Sep 2020

This proves Qld’s dark days of corruption have returned

Premium Content This proves Qld’s dark days of corruption have returned

On the 20th anniversary of his landmark report, Tony Fitzgerald QC warned Queensland’s ‘dark days’ of corruption could return. They may be here already.

The real reason I was forced to quit my TV job at Studio 10

Premium Content The real reason I was forced to quit my TV job at Studio 10

The theory is he was forced out of Studio 10 for being too right-wing or too unpredictable. The truth, writes Joe Hildebrand, is even stranger than fiction.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Rubbish in our gardens

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Rubbish in our gardens

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

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Election fast becoming one for LNP to lose

Premium Content Election fast becoming one for LNP to lose

There’s a huge amount at stake at the October 31 state election. But not just for Annastacia Palaszczuk, writes Paul Williams.

‘I know the pain of anorexia'

Premium Content ‘I know the pain of anorexia'

At just 21, Tanya Batra has already survived one of the hardest battles of her life - overcoming anorexia.

'All pigs created equal - some are more equal than others'

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LETTER: 'This is exacerbated by our 2020 journey with COVID-19, distancing each from the other, as a precaution, but not always a workable reality.'

‘Heartwrenching’: Gympie families caught up in border mess

Premium Content ‘Heartwrenching’: Gympie families caught up in border mess

Gympie MP slams QLD border laws which left a Gympie woman who died of cancer to be buried alone because her family was not allowed to attend

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Why have 3 Labor ministers resigned?

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Why have 3 Labor ministers resigned?

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

Mon 14 Sep 2020

YOUR STORY: Queen's Call to Arms!

YOUR STORY: Queen's Call to Arms!

Under English heraldic law, a coat of arms and armorial ensigns can be granted to persons of good standing in national or local life.

Palaszczuk’s brazen, morally bankrupt propaganda blitz

Premium Content Palaszczuk’s brazen, morally bankrupt propaganda blitz

The Palaszczuk Government is using new laws it created to bombard Queenslanders with a brazen and morally bankrupt COVID-19 propaganda blitz in the lead up to the state...

LETTERS: ‘Palaszczuk’s economic pitch for re-election’

Premium Content LETTERS: ‘Palaszczuk’s economic pitch for re-election’

We’ve just completed a four week trip around the top half of the state and found everyone is hurting badly from economic strangulation from your border closure.

Leaders need separation from business interests

Premium Content Leaders need separation from business interests

A bit more independence from sectional interests in future federal, state and local government elections would be a step in the right direction, says a letter...

Sun 13 Sep 2020

Important lesson from vile TikTok video

Premium Content Important lesson from vile TikTok video

A film of a man taking his own life on social media left children traumatised. But there was an important lesson, writes Ann Wason Moore.

Why Sam Armytage’s moving day had her in tears

Why Sam Armytage’s moving day had her in tears

”While no-one really wants to help you move, plenty of people like to give you advice,” writes Sam Armytage. In her own words, the Sunrise host laments the trials and...

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