Opinion

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Extreme trend the ‘new lower-back tattoo’

Extreme trend the ‘new lower-back tattoo’

Australia, don’t say you haven’t been warned. This hot new craze seems sexy now — but you will absolutely regret it, writes James Weir.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

David Campbell: ‘Could my son be Princess Diana?’

premium_icon David Campbell: ‘Could my son be Princess Diana?’

V host David Campbell details the unexplainable events that led him and his wife to believe their son could be the reincarnation of the People’s Princess.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

Israel Folau: Does God need better PR?

I sometimes wonder whether we are indeed throwing Christians in the metaphorical lion’s den – or whether they are throwing themselves in.

How good is NSW?

premium_icon How good is NSW?

Wednesday night’s State of Origin loss has forced Queenslanders to reflect on their lame lives in their blighted, broke, storm-battered state writes Tim Blair.

Tweed brewery pays homage to ancestors

premium_icon Tweed brewery pays homage to ancestors

Limited release beer is produced using ancient methods

How giving a little can grant you a lot back

premium_icon How giving a little can grant you a lot back

I AM fortunate that my kids are of an age that they still sometimes laugh at my jokes, even the bad ones.

These protesters are just spoilt brats wasting our time

premium_icon These protesters are just spoilt brats wasting our time

Anti-Adani protesters are deluded. Someone tell them the war is over — the mine is approved.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

‘Weak’ economy on brink of ‘lost decade’

‘Weak’ economy on brink of ‘lost decade’

It’s no secret our economy is struggling — but there’s a worrying sign that points to a long-term problem, not just a temporary blip.

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

Sorry, you can never trust a big dog

A man is dead because someone thought it was safe to bring a particular dog into their home — so when will the rest of the big dog owners wake up?

What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

premium_icon What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

Hard work and long hours aside, there’s one thing that helped Australian tennis champion Ashleigh Barty become the player she is today.

Hypocrisy reigns in our new theocracy, as compassion dies

premium_icon Hypocrisy reigns in our new theocracy, as compassion dies

"Christian" government which tells us to put a positive spin on homelessness highlights the hypocrisy we can expect for the next few years.

Opinion Column: How is Liz Hurley's latest bikini news?

premium_icon Opinion Column: How is Liz Hurley's latest bikini news?

'Eat what you want, dress how you want and set the expectations low early'

Wed 10 Jul 2019

’Bewildering’ refs overshadow NSW win

’Bewildering’ refs overshadow NSW win

State of Origin refs Ashley Klein and Gerard Sutton may need to be reminded People “don’t come to see them” after a shocking Origin performance.

The population bomb that failed to detonate

premium_icon The population bomb that failed to detonate

It was a time of space exploration — and living in fear for mankind's future. Now, 50 years later, we must ask what were those fears that gripped the world really...

Government’s welfare drug-testing plans will end in disaster

premium_icon Government’s welfare drug-testing plans will end in disaster

If Scott Morrison and his government truly want to change our national welfare system for the better they need to start paying attention to the hard facts.

Facebook ruling risks everything we hold dear

premium_icon Facebook ruling risks everything we hold dear

It isn’t just big media companies who are finding themselves liable for the defamatory comments of random strangers, it’s all of us.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Why vegans also have blood on their hands

premium_icon Why vegans also have blood on their hands

IT'S time for a more sensible discussion about our farming practices and the choice to eat meat.

YOUR SAY: It’s not okay to swear in front of your kids

YOUR SAY: It’s not okay to swear in front of your kids

Just saw a mother of two small children rip into a waiter over her breakfast.

YOUR SAY: Kids don’t need mobile phones

YOUR SAY: Kids don’t need mobile phones

The biggest cop-out these days that students need mobile phones to stay in contact with parents.

Tax cuts were nothing but a cynical ploy to buy votes

premium_icon Tax cuts were nothing but a cynical ploy to buy votes

We have the most inexperienced Treasurer in memory in Josh Frydenberg who wouldn't know how to play Monopoly.

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