Opinion

Fri 22 Mar 2019

NZ proves ‘there is a sickness in America’

NZ proves ‘there is a sickness in America’

In one week and after just one massacre, Jacinda Ardern has radically reformed New Zealand. America, it shouldn’t be this hard.

PM’s ‘me, me’ moment on The Project

premium_icon PM’s ‘me, me’ moment on The Project

As New Zealand mourns, and our country stands divided, Prime Minister Scott Morrison took to prime-time TV and raged against Australia’s most high-profile Muslim,...

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Meet the parents who won’t let their kids become adults

premium_icon Meet the parents who won’t let their kids become adults

THEY'RE pushy, protective and will happily sacrifice their child’s mental resilience in favour of success, writes Louise Roberts.

OPINION: We need solutions to keep doctors in the regions

premium_icon OPINION: We need solutions to keep doctors in the regions

FOR too long, training and working in regional communities has been treated as an obligation, not a privilege

This is a kick in the guts for women’s sport

premium_icon This is a kick in the guts for women’s sport

Seven’s decision to delete the photo of Tayla Harris in response to trolls sent a very clear message that women’s sport is not worth fighting for. It’s time for...

Welcome to Australia’s climate change reality

premium_icon Welcome to Australia’s climate change reality

A year on from almost losing my home to brutal bushfires, I’m left wondering how many more Australians will be in the firing line as climate change continues to go...

The kids aren’t alright — they’ve had enough

premium_icon The kids aren’t alright — they’ve had enough

Contrary to popular belief, young people aren’t the lazy, apathetic schlubs they’re made out to be, writes Seb Starcevic.

Egging is not ok

Egging is not ok

The egging was an act of violence. Mild and humorous, because of the victim, but violence nonetheless.

Video games aren’t to blame for Christchurch

premium_icon Video games aren’t to blame for Christchurch

Drawing quick conclusions as to what really drives a terrorist might help us sleep better at night, but it won’t bring us any closer to understanding the problem or...

Conservative hate speech no different to Islamic propaganda

premium_icon Conservative hate speech no different to Islamic propaganda

Innocent lives are being taken by both sides, as the seeds of hate-based politics sown have blossomed into unspeakable evil.

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Seek advice on franchise front

Seek advice on franchise front

This business model being popular on the Coffs Coast

What most Aussies really think about climate change

premium_icon What most Aussies really think about climate change

The majority of Australians have made up their minds about climate science. What will it take for the mob in Canberra to get the message, asks Margaret Wenham.

Climate change students need to take real action

Climate change students need to take real action

The students who went on strike for climate change did something quite admirable, however, there are some hypocrisies that must be addressed.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

We don’t have the right to spread hatred

premium_icon We don’t have the right to spread hatred

THE right to free speech does not extend to a right to spread hatred that ends in violence. We should not be protecting the , writes Susie O’Brien.

Climate needs us to change to improve our children's futures

premium_icon Climate needs us to change to improve our children's futures

It is time to join with our kids to demand better for our planet, and heed warning that we only have 12 years to limit global warming to moderate levels.

Hospital shooting deserves attention

premium_icon Hospital shooting deserves attention

"ON any other day, an inmate getting fatally shot outside a regional hospital in NSW, would have been big news around Australia."

‘We are all responsible for Christchurch massacre’

premium_icon ‘We are all responsible for Christchurch massacre’

Moving on from horror of the New Zealand terror attack means confronting evils that exist in our culture — and ourselves, writes Hamish Graham.

‘We are devastated with grief. But not shocked’

‘We are devastated with grief. But not shocked’

Australian Muslims are full of sorrow for victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch, but we’re not surprised it happened. We always knew anti-Muslim rhetoric...

Don’t ding my car!

Don’t ding my car!

It always irks me when oversized utes and four wheel drives park next to my car.

'We have the power to stop the terror': Rousing vigil speech

premium_icon 'We have the power to stop the terror': Rousing vigil speech

Much like her fellow compatriots former Christchurch resident Tessa Patrick mourned the loss of the innocent at the weekend.

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