Opinion

Fri 7 May 2021

LETTERS TO THE ED: Humanity can’t influence natural forces

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE ED: Humanity can’t influence natural forces

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

Thu 6 May 2021

Time to tone down the tongue-speaking and start leading

Premium Content Time to tone down the tongue-speaking and start leading

The aliens must be up there cheering on this piece of space junk from China which is reportedly set to smash into the southern hemisphere in the near future.

Where the bloody hell are the vaccination ads?

Premium Content Where the bloody hell are the vaccination ads?

Australia’s vaccination ads are woeful. It’s no wonder we see hesitancy and confusion when the messaging is so mixed, writes James Morrow.

OPINION: It’s a national crisis and the law must change

Premium Content OPINION: It’s a national crisis and the law must change

Letters to the editor, Harry’s View and Facebook comments.

Wed 5 May 2021

‘Action is needed now’ on Medicare rebate, says Buttrose

Premium Content ‘Action is needed now’ on Medicare rebate, says Buttrose

Ita Buttrose has said we cannot accept an Australia where we have a gold standard treatment to stop people from going blind — but some can’t access it.

Q&A blunder that made Joe Hildebrand spit out breakfast

Premium Content Q&A blunder that made Joe Hildebrand spit out breakfast

Joe Hildebrand thinks the latest Q&A showcased all that is wrong with the formerly top rating ABC show and also the Federal Australian Labor Party.

OPINION: Give more than love this Mother’s Day

Premium Content OPINION: Give more than love this Mother’s Day

Letters to the editor, Harry’s View and SMSes to the editor.

Mon 3 May 2021

Letters: Traffic congestion inevitable during Beef Week

Premium Content Letters: Traffic congestion inevitable during Beef Week

Letters to the Editor and Harry Bruce’s cartoon.

Sat 1 May 2021

'Newman’s LNP return is genius move'

Premium Content 'Newman’s LNP return is genius move'

The return of controversial ex-Premier Campbell Newman to the LNP is a risky but smart move that may help the party finally unseat Labor, writes Peter Gleeson.

Truth behind ‘alarming’ China warning

Truth behind ‘alarming’ China warning

A top-ranking security official’s startlingly grim China prediction made global headlines this week but it could end up backfiring, says Joe Hildebrand.

'Heavy question for top cop:  Do you believe these women?'

Premium Content 'Heavy question for top cop: Do you believe these women?'

Allegations at the inquest into Brett Forte’s murder have plunged our police force into its deepest crisis in decades, writes The Courier Mail Editor.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Unsustainable fishing on the GBR

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Unsustainable fishing on the GBR

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

Fri 30 Apr 2021

'KitKats embarrassed Australia'

'KitKats embarrassed Australia'

A mundane announcement about a chocolate bar left Australia massively red-faced and caused a snicker in global capitals, says Benedict Brook.

Crime up 15 per cent: Papering over cracks doesn’t work

Premium Content Crime up 15 per cent: Papering over cracks doesn’t work

Some 10 months after it was due to be released, the Queensland Government has finally released the state’s Crime Report. The figures don't look good.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dingoes on island need to be removed

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dingoes on island need to be removed

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

Thu 29 Apr 2021

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘A green virus is being spread’

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘A green virus is being spread’

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

Wed 28 Apr 2021

Shock and ore – is this our last China windfall?

Premium Content Shock and ore – is this our last China windfall?

How many warnings do we need about our over-reliance on iron ore to China, asks James Kirby.

Pusey can’t get more jail for being a scumbag

Premium Content Pusey can’t get more jail for being a scumbag

The Porsche driver’s sentence will outrage many but here’s why Richard Pusey only got 10 months, writes Rebekah Cavanagh.

Women of Australia, it’s time you gave us blokes a fair go

Premium Content Women of Australia, it’s time you gave us blokes a fair go

There’s a story no one has the courage to tell and it revolves around Aussie blokes and how they’re being judged based on the repulsive actions of a few, writes Mike...

What on earth is going on with MasterChef?

Premium Content What on earth is going on with MasterChef?

The body might still be as warm, writes Joe Hildebrand, but the time has come to ask about the future of MasterChef.

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