Opinion

Fri 9 Aug 2019

NSW abortion bill is simply ‘legal gendercide’

premium_icon NSW abortion bill is simply ‘legal gendercide’

The Berejiklian government is one pathologically out of step with the public. They now sanction sex-selection abortion, meaning fewer girl babies will be born.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

The terrifying truth facing Mackay's landowners

premium_icon The terrifying truth facing Mackay's landowners

The hot and dry conditions of late 2018 were unbearable. For weeks we had spot fires burning on the mountains surrounding our farm, writes Michelle Ready.

Podcast to honour Cowper tragedy

Podcast to honour Cowper tragedy

To preserve the memory of those involved and immortalise its significance in Australian history, The Daily Examiner investigates what happened that day

Rehab for animal abusers should happen in jail

premium_icon Rehab for animal abusers should happen in jail

The case of a uni student’s attack on an echidna last week left me wondering if the punishment fit the crime, writes the RSPCA’s Tracey Jackson.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

One chilling word in killer’s manifesto

One chilling word in killer’s manifesto

OPINION: One word appears over and over again in the El Paso shooter’s twisted manifesto. It is a word that should sound horribly familiar, writes Sam Clench.

Aussies can’t help America in ‘gruesome’ groundhog day

premium_icon Aussies can’t help America in ‘gruesome’ groundhog day

THERE'S been yet another mass shooting in America, writes Ann Wason Moore. And while we love Americans, we have to realise there is nothing we can do for them.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Higher prizemoney motivations for new season

premium_icon Higher prizemoney motivations for new season

Nominations are normally high around this time of the year. There is no difference at Ipswich on Wednesday.

CLARENCE CHATTERBOX: Password fatigue spurs new technology

premium_icon CLARENCE CHATTERBOX: Password fatigue spurs new technology

Updating passwords can be annoying, is there a better way?

Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

premium_icon Vaccinating our kids shouldn’t be this hard

Wanting to do the right thing and actually being able to jump through the many hoops required to do so are very different things.

Sun 4 Aug 2019

WANTED: An end to the hypocrisy on drugs

premium_icon WANTED: An end to the hypocrisy on drugs

'If 30,000 people stood up to get arrested at every music festival in Australia, police resources would be the first thing to collapse instead of patrons'

Sat 3 Aug 2019

In defence of George Calombaris

In defence of George Calombaris

IS George Calombaris a ruthlessly greedy and money hungry monster who exploits his workers, or merely a chef who was out of his depth?

Neil Pharaoh: ‘I am sick of the sexism in politics’

Neil Pharaoh: ‘I am sick of the sexism in politics’

THE biggest double standard in politics is sexism. And thanks to the current state of Australian parliament, it’s now reached epic proportions.

Why I became an organ donor this week

premium_icon Why I became an organ donor this week

'It was quick and painless, as I intend my departure from this planet to be'

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Newsflash, Barnaby: it’s not all about you

premium_icon Newsflash, Barnaby: it’s not all about you

Barnaby Joyce’s anti-abortion speech may have been heartfelt, but it revealed he is a politician who is incapable of walking in someone else’s shoes.

Why is our Pentecostal PM such a target of hate?

premium_icon Why is our Pentecostal PM such a target of hate?

SCOTT Morrison’s Christian faith seems to have made him the easiest target when it comes to welfare issues.

I’m not following a fad — gluten could actually kill me

premium_icon I’m not following a fad — gluten could actually kill me

In 2019, we have well and truly heard all the dietary trends and fads you could imagine.

We shouldn’t be paying for NDIS recipients to see sex workers

premium_icon We shouldn’t be paying for NDIS recipients to see sex...

The struggles that disabled people have in finding sexual fulfilment can be devastating, but taxpayers should not be paying for NDIS clients to see sex workers.

Bolt's brutal takedown of 'disabled' child goes too far

premium_icon Bolt's brutal takedown of 'disabled' child goes too far

He says he has "never seen a girl so young and with so many mental disorders treated by so many adults as a guru”

Thu 1 Aug 2019

This isn’t mum shaming — it’s mum hatred

premium_icon This isn’t mum shaming — it’s mum hatred

Today host Deb Knight’s vilification by trolls for juggling a career and motherhood is society’s way of piling on working mothers. But don’t call it mum shaming —...

I am surprisingly good company

premium_icon I am surprisingly good company

At first, I was scared people would think I was a freak, but I ended up going to movies alone, comedy shows, parks, bars and treated myself to nice restaurants.

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