Opinion

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Shifting blame to the Greens is just starting fires

premium_icon Shifting blame to the Greens is just starting fires

‘ … we need to stop spreading misinformation and using scare tactics to push a political agenda’.

Time to act on bushfire risks

premium_icon Time to act on bushfire risks

IT’S time to ditch emotional and political debate on climate change and act.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Crucial lesson Aussies refuse to learn

Crucial lesson Aussies refuse to learn

As a nation, we are happy to loudly mock the US when they do this exact thing – but now it’s our turn, our heads are steadfastly in the sand.

Why is Irwin-bashing a national pastime?

premium_icon Why is Irwin-bashing a national pastime?

Thirteen years on from Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s death, his wife and kids are doing him proud – and it’s time for critics of the family to shut up, writes...

Government sinks lower as east coast burns

premium_icon Government sinks lower as east coast burns

Just when you thought this Federal Government couldn’t sink any lower, it has.

Australian Christian Lobby vows to mobilise new army

premium_icon Australian Christian Lobby vows to mobilise new army

AUSTRALIA’S Christian lobby has vowed to mobilise a volunteer army to stand up on moral issues ranging from abortion to teachings on sexuality in schools

'The Greens — not climate change — are to blame for infernos'

premium_icon 'The Greens — not climate change — are to blame for...

Their aim is to scare people into buying their climate “emergency” hyperbole but it is that same green influence on govt. policy that has fuelled the bushfires.

The scary questions we have to ask

premium_icon The scary questions we have to ask

The recent bushfires have given rise to difficult questions, but they are ones we have to ask, writes Ann Wason Moore.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Fire crisis is an urgent wake-up call for all

premium_icon Fire crisis is an urgent wake-up call for all

Much of the east coast of Australia is in flames, yet Canberra is still in denial about how climate change contributed, writes Susie O’Brien.

‘Why Remembrance Day fails to touch my heart’

‘Why Remembrance Day fails to touch my heart’

This Remembrance Day, my hope is that we seriously discuss Australia’s military ties and support those who fought the wars that have not ended any wars, writes...

Six women left behind during Stefanovic’s on-off Today reign

premium_icon Six women left behind during Stefanovic’s on-off Today reign

Karl Stefanovic has made his way back as host of Nine’s Today show after promising, without proof of evidence, something he is yet to deliver to Nine — a ratings...

Gleeso: Jaws script playing out in real life

premium_icon Gleeso: Jaws script playing out in real life

The denial over shark attacks and their impact on Queensland’s tourism industry is right out of an actual Hollywood blockbuster, writes Peter Gleeson.

Crash: Boofheads and Bali don’t mix

premium_icon Crash: Boofheads and Bali don’t mix

Bali should be a banned zone for all rugby league players, but even that may not be enough to save Broncos youngsters who appear to lack role models at the club.

Sun 10 Nov 2019

Aussie tradition confuses the world

Aussie tradition confuses the world

We think it’s a straightforward tradition — but the rest of the world is baffled. What’s so confusing?

Sat 9 Nov 2019

Remembrance Day means more now than ever

premium_icon Remembrance Day means more now than ever

In WWI, we lost more men than any other country. My family’s story is not special. It is the story of so many Australian families, writes Lucy Carne.

‘Green schemes and snobbery crushing Aussie dream’

premium_icon ‘Green schemes and snobbery crushing Aussie dream’

Most Australians should feel free to “dream” but instead must struggle against regulations, urban geographer and Bradfield Orator, Joel Kotkin argues.

Another big year for brave Mia and her family

premium_icon Another big year for brave Mia and her family

Amy Wilkinson, whose brave six-year-old, Mia, won hearts after battling an infection which claimed all four limbs, opens up about the family’s big year.

Gun crime in the US has everyone living on edge

premium_icon Gun crime in the US has everyone living on edge

A dramatic gun scare on board a New York train has reminded Sarah Blake of the reality of life in the US - and why a firearms amnesty will never work there.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Why pics of Keanu’s girlfriend shocked me

Why pics of Keanu’s girlfriend shocked me

When I saw photos of Keanu Reeves with his first public girlfriend in decades, I’ll admit I was shocked by my own reaction.

This isn’t racism — it’s the Far Left at its worst

premium_icon This isn’t racism — it’s the Far Left at its worst

You’d think that an Australian horse winning the Melbourne Cup this week would be cause for celebration. But according to some, it’s racism at its worst.

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