Opinion

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Ipswich punters still cashing in

Ipswich punters still cashing in

THE Ipswich race meeting corresponding to the VRC Oaks Day went off without a hitch with just six races on the day.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

DEAL BREAKERS: ‘I rejected a guy because of this’

DEAL BREAKERS: ‘I rejected a guy because of this’

WHEN it comes to dating, we all have deal breakers. But when a man sent this to Sami Lukis in a text message, it was all over.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Who could forget devastating effect of modern warfare?

Who could forget devastating effect of modern warfare?

Despite the sacrifice of lives and limbs, the war to end all wars failed to do that, and we still pay the price.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Having the right toolkit for stress

Having the right toolkit for stress

"How do you know when to reach into your health fix-it drawer for extra support?”

The inside story of Mark Latham’s TV no-show

The inside story of Mark Latham’s TV no-show

WHEN Pauline Hanson fronted Channel 10 to spruik her new high profile recruit mark Latham, he didn’t show up. Here’s what happened.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

Melbourne Cup: Truth about the horse that died

WE heard the angry mob, but the silence of others spoke volumes about the tragic circumstances surrounding the Melbourne Cup.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Time for some coal, hard facts about reducing CO2

Time for some coal, hard facts about reducing CO2

Australia has the ability to help reduce both global emissions and poverty in developing countries, all with it being good for our own economy.

Halloween in Australia is all fright by me

Halloween in Australia is all fright by me

Some don't like scary pranks but the celebration of Halloween is harmless fun for others.

Is Meghan fed up with royal life?

Is Meghan fed up with royal life?

THE Duchess of Sussex is now scrutinised for her every move, but not so long ago she was traipsing around in a campervan wearing ugg boots.

Brisbane moving out of real estate shadow

Brisbane moving out of real estate shadow

WE have held our ground for a decade, watched our southern neighbours have a property party, and it seems we are now moving out of their shadow.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

US gun culture: Pull the trigger, inhale the powder, boys

US gun culture: Pull the trigger, inhale the powder, boys

AT an indoor shooting range in California, the noise and smell of gunpowder is overwhelming. Almost intoxicating.

OPINION: Cruise control stories are more than urban myths

OPINION: Cruise control stories are more than urban myths

Theories vary from alarmist ("I took off like I was in an air plane”) to presumptive ("your car will accelerate to a high rate of speed”).

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Night of fights with Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe

Night of fights with Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe

FRED Brophy commands the attention of the crowd the same way he's done for 40 years.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Early education an investment in kids' wellbeing

Early education an investment in kids' wellbeing

Access to quality play-based education is the right of every child.

Horror being deliberately hidden

Horror being deliberately hidden

IF AUSSIES could see the suffering being inflicted in our name, we’d be appalled. And that’s exactly why it’s being hidden from us.

‘People were sent into the path of a firestorm’

‘People were sent into the path of a firestorm’

THERE are eerie similarities between the blazes in Greece and Black Saturday. While we adopted warning systems in the aftermath, debt-riddled Greece may not.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Eyes are rolling over US tradition

Eyes are rolling over US tradition

Our Clarence Valley Chatterbox is somewhat perplexed over the region celebrating Halloween

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

Petrol prices, in my opinion, should be far more expensive.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Pitfalls of using cheap fuel when your car needs premium

Pitfalls of using cheap fuel when your car needs premium

For those who need premium unleaded, refuelling is a seriously expensive exercise.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

These insta celebs don’t have a clue

These insta celebs don’t have a clue

KENDALL Jenner posted a picture of herself in the bath recently, drinking wine, telling us she needed a nap. Girl you do not know the meaning of tired.

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