Opinion

Wed 1 Apr 2020

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

‘COVID-19 is more devastating than anything in history’

As a frontline worker in Italy, I can tell you that coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve ever seen. So why won’t people take it seriously?

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Mystery of Meghan’s final Instagram post

Overnight, Meghan and Harry posted their final message to their Sussex Royal account – but two very important words were conspicuously absent.

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Australians should be back at work in two weeks

premium_icon Australians should be back at work in two weeks

Here are five reasons why we can stop forcing millions of fit, young and frustrated Aussies to stay home, writes Andrew Bolt.

The secret to combating COVID cabin fever

The secret to combating COVID cabin fever

Yes, we’re all dying to return to our normal lives, but with weeks and potentially months of isolation ahead of us, we need a mentally healthy way forward.

Two questions virus critics should ask

Two questions virus critics should ask

For others so sure that everything Australia is doing is wrong, here are two simple questions they might ask themselves, writes Joe Hildebrand.

Sun 29 Mar 2020

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

premium_icon What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

‘Not being able to touch people you love hurts the most’

‘Not being able to touch people you love hurts the most’

What a sad irony it is that at a time when we need reassurance the most, we can’t experience the comfort of holding hands or hugging our parents.

GRAPHIC: China’s wet markets should be banned

GRAPHIC: China’s wet markets should be banned

The cruel wetmarkets that led to the coronavirus pandemic should be banned, writes Dan Wootton. Warning: Graphic content

Why compassion must drive our coronavirus response

premium_icon Why compassion must drive our coronavirus response

Now is the time for governments at all levels to re-engage with communities and to put people first, argues Bill Hoffman.

Facility ready to quarantine 1700 COVID-19 victims

premium_icon Facility ready to quarantine 1700 COVID-19 victims

Brand new and highly secure, this state-of-the art facility with its own medical unit could hold the key to the pandemic in NSW.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

OPINION: ‘I have seen the worst in humanity this week’

premium_icon OPINION: ‘I have seen the worst in humanity this week’

People are stressed beyond what they think they can handle. I get it. But can we please stay humble?

Hands up who'll miss the Footy

premium_icon Hands up who'll miss the Footy

For as long as I can remember, Friday night has been about watching the footy. So what are we supposed to do now?

One thing is clear in mixed messages: Our leaders are at war

premium_icon One thing is clear in mixed messages: Our leaders are at war

The confused messaging from governments — to say nothing of the Ruby Princess cruise ship debacle — has its roots in a state-federal power contest.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

One word behind Jacinda’s virus success

One word behind Jacinda’s virus success

One quality makes Jacinda Ardern particularly effective in a crisis. It’s an ingredient Australia’s coronavirus responses has lacked.

‘Horrifying figures’: Important message from top doc

premium_icon ‘Horrifying figures’: Important message from top doc

THE coronavirus epidemic will be a major challenge for Australia, and is likely to take thousands of lives.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Most shocking claims from Woody Allen’s memoir

Most shocking claims from Woody Allen’s memoir

“Woody Allen has produced one of the most tone-deaf, disgusting, bitter, self-pitying, horrifically un-put-downable memoirs since Mein Kampf.”

How will COVID-19 permanently change the way we live?

premium_icon How will COVID-19 permanently change the way we live?

We can be sure that this will one day end and most of us will survive, writes Paul Williams. But it’s anyone’s guess how coronavirus will alter society.

Virus crisis: An open letter to teachers

premium_icon Virus crisis: An open letter to teachers

Our teachers have put up with a lot in recent years. They’ve been asked to dig deeper than ever. But there’s one thing they should know, writes Keith Woods.

Tue 24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Aussies can't handle a world in grey

premium_icon Coronavirus: Aussies can't handle a world in grey

The coronavirus has most Aussies living in the grey, and they just can’t handle it, writes Sue Clohesy.

OPINION: Real reason Aussies just aren’t getting it

OPINION: Real reason Aussies just aren’t getting it

Hours after NSW moved to stage one lockdowns, thousands of Aussies were photographed flouting the rules – here’s why we still don’t get it.

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