Opinion

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Word that could screw Australia’s recovery

Word that could screw Australia’s recovery

Our already fragile economy has been warped by the pandemic and there’s a stark warning about why life may never be the same again.

My new found sympathy for Victorians after donning mask

Premium Content My new found sympathy for Victorians after donning mask

Queensland’s recent snap restrictions highlighted one very uncomfortable fact for QT editor Andrew Korner

Tue 12 Jan 2021

'Giving Indigenous Australians a voice a key step forward'

Premium Content 'Giving Indigenous Australians a voice a key step forward'

For too long Australia’s Indigenous people have not been afforded the respect and consideration they deserve, writes Jeff Kennett.

Three chilling words from Capitol riot

Three chilling words from Capitol riot

Among all the disturbing images and footage from the assault on the US Capitol, one three-word chant from the rioters stood out horribly., writes Sam Clench.

Mon 11 Jan 2021

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Sorry Huss, Smith is the real top dog

Mike Hussey believes Virat Kohli is better than Steve Smith — but a look at the numbers shows Mr Cricket is losing this debate.

‘Death spiral’: US’ horrifying new normal

‘Death spiral’: US’ horrifying new normal

The day started with Donald Trump encouraging a crowd of neo-Nazis and white supremacists. It ended with one of the most shameful days in America’s history.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Sister’s Meghan book reveals sad truth

Sister’s Meghan book reveals sad truth

Meghan Markle’s sister Samantha’s book promised to expose the “truth” but the biggest thing it has done so far is to highlight an ugly reality for the Sussexes.

‘Dark sign’ US danger is just beginning

‘Dark sign’ US danger is just beginning

The storming of the Capitol in Washington DC is the darkest sign yet that America’s most dangerous time is only just beginning.

Why I’ll never watch Netflix hit Bridgerton

Premium Content Why I’ll never watch Netflix hit Bridgerton

Regency drama purist Kerry Parnell explains why she’ll never watch period drama Bridgerton, with its bare bottoms, bonking and modern twist on the era.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Why making Australia a COVID-free utopia is a mistake

Premium Content Why making Australia a COVID-free utopia is a mistake

There is a creeping view spreading around Australia that we should turn our backs on the world but that would be a mistake.

Freedom of speech falling victim to PC intimidation

Premium Content Freedom of speech falling victim to PC intimidation

Australians are censoring their opinions when talking about controversial issues because of cancel culture.

'PM trying to appease the unappeasable with anthem change'

Premium Content 'PM trying to appease the unappeasable with anthem change'

Scott Morrison’s decision to change the national anthem will please few and likely displease many, writes Rita Panahi.

Tue 29 Dec 2020

Abbott: Cancel culture makes mockery of Australia

Premium Content Abbott: Cancel culture makes mockery of Australia

Along with the pandemic, this year has brought many demands for widespread change – but certain vital Australian core elements must never be diminished, writes Tony...

Sat 26 Dec 2020

OPINION: 'State suffers as premier builds Trump-like wall’

Premium Content OPINION: 'State suffers as premier builds Trump-like wall’

The Trump approach of building walls works politically for Annastacia Palaszczuk, but why is the she wiping $250m from the tourism industry, asks Vikki Campion.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

Abuse, intimidation: What it’s really like working in retail

Premium Content Abuse, intimidation: What it’s really like working in retail

Retail staff are being verbally abused and physically attacked. It’s time behaviour at the shops was called out, writes Michelle Collins.

'My imperfect family is a blessing this COVID Christmas'

Premium Content 'My imperfect family is a blessing this COVID Christmas'

It’s easy to be cynical — especially if you’re single — at Christmas, but we should all remember our blessings, writes Mibenge Nsenduluka.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

Control and cowardice: The truth behind our murder-suicides

Premium Content Control and cowardice: The truth behind our murder-suicides

The murder-suicide that claimed Rebecca Walker's life was predictable and preventable but ultimately, it was all about control, writes SHERELE MOODY.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Looking back on a tough year

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Looking back on a tough year

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

Wed 23 Dec 2020

Get over it, Eddie’s new hosting duty isn’t controversial

Premium Content Get over it, Eddie’s new hosting duty isn’t controversial

Carols by Candlelight has somehow become controversial as Eddie McGuire stepped up to the plate, writes Joe Hildebrand. But really, he’ll make the perfect host.

‘I feel stupid’: Gran lost $80k in investment scam

‘I feel stupid’: Gran lost $80k in investment scam

This Sunshine Coast gran lost $80,000 in an investment scam. She is not alone.

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