Opinion

Thu 24 May 2018

We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

premium_icon We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

BIG infrastructure projects are fuelling the state’s economy – but when they run out, where does that leave us?

Wed 23 May 2018

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Enforcing the presence of women in prestigious roles is one way to see the argy bargy side of equality

Progressives hailing radical royalty misguided

premium_icon Progressives hailing radical royalty misguided

NEWLY minted fans of the monarchy might be hoping that Meghan Markle is the answer to their social justice dreams, but they are sure to be disappointed.

Rural towns the best spots to look at the stars

premium_icon Rural towns the best spots to look at the stars

THERE’S never been a better time to look up to our stars than tonight.

Tue 22 May 2018

Why you shouldn’t pay off your mortgage

Why you shouldn’t pay off your mortgage

YOU probably grew up with this advice: Save up, buy a house, and pay it off quickly. But the world has changed. And you might be better off taking another path.

Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

premium_icon Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

Living in the present but acknowledging the past while looking towards the future is the only way forward.

Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

premium_icon Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

AUSTRALIA’S average breast size has reached an outrageous size — so columnist Ann Wason Moore asks what’s with our obsession with cosmetic surgery?

The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

premium_icon The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

ONE minute we had two choices. The next, there are eleventy million, including Wagyu beef, fresh lime and Champagne vinaigrette.

Mon 21 May 2018

The real hero of the royal wedding

The real hero of the royal wedding

LOVE IT or hate, we are all hearing about the Royal Wedding. But while all eyes were on the bride, my hero was another confident woman in the room.

Why royal wedding hot gospel was off colour

premium_icon Why royal wedding hot gospel was off colour

WHOSE wedding were we watching on Saturday? And what was really going on when Bishop Curry, head of the American Episcopal church, did his holy-roller spiel, asks...

Sun 20 May 2018

The music industry’s worst nightmare

The music industry’s worst nightmare

A NEW change to Spotify has been slammed as hypocritical and you, the listener, stands to ultimately lose out.

Sat 19 May 2018

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Royal reminder of family values

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Royal reminder of family values

'THE popular press has stirred up a frenzy of speculation about Meaghan Markle's family, which is not helpful and quite unfair.'

Fri 18 May 2018

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

'Good bloke' Peter Miles was a violent selfish monster

If a "good bloke" is someone who shoots sleeping women and children dead, what on earth does it take to be a bad bloke, asks journalist SHERELE MOODY

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is the Maroons dynasty dead?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is the Maroons dynasty dead?

We crunch the numbers on the representative retirement of 'The Accountant' Cameron Smith.

Thu 17 May 2018

What no one is saying about Meghan

What no one is saying about Meghan

MEGHAN Markle will be officially giving away her career when she marries Prince Harry. But there’s no reason she should do so.

Israel evil? But what would you have done?

Israel evil? But what would you have done?

Yes, Israel looks monstrous for shooting dead about 60 Palestinians who were threatening to tear down the fence along its border with Gaza.

Mobile phone ban at schools: nice touch of reality

Mobile phone ban at schools: nice touch of reality

As I watch people fixated on their phones while playing in a park with their kids, the realisation of how stupid it all is becomes super clear.

Wed 16 May 2018

Trump’s apocalyptic vision for Israel

Trump’s apocalyptic vision for Israel

PROPHECY is unfolding in the Middle East. Riots. Killings. War. At its centre is President Donald Trump. And his evangelical supporters are hoping he will bring on...

ROYAL WEDDING: Why Meghan’s dad shouldn’t be there

ROYAL WEDDING: Why Meghan’s dad shouldn’t be there

MEGHAN Markle is said to be distraught that her dad won’t be at her upcoming wedding to Prince Harry. But it’s actually a good thing.

Take the leap and go your own way solo

premium_icon Take the leap and go your own way solo

IN THIS week's Insider's Guide to Gen-Y, journalist Jarrard Potter shares his experiences of travelling on his own

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