Opinion

Wed 21 Nov 2018

This is exactly what shark nets are for

premium_icon This is exactly what shark nets are for

Shark-loving misanthropes gnash their teeth again over the demise of one fish, but don’t bat an eye when a human is killed or mauled, writes Miranda Devine.

This is no way for an Australian baby to die

premium_icon This is no way for an Australian baby to die

Teens headed to their formals and families walked along happily, all while a nine-month-old baby went unnoticed by those who could have helped.

The real changes needed to fix parental leave pay

premium_icon The real changes needed to fix parental leave pay

The new announcement about “reform” to parental leave pay offers very little to most Australian parents, writes Victoria Hannaford.

Morrison’s immigration cut is anything but racist

premium_icon Morrison’s immigration cut is anything but racist

There’s nothing hateful or xenophobic about wanting those already lucky enough to call Australia home to have the lives they deserve, writes Miranda Devine.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

Insiders blame fatal flaw in child safety system

premium_icon Insiders blame fatal flaw in child safety system

Australians are asking one simple question following the death of a nine-month-old baby - why was she left with the parents?

TUESDAYS WITH JORDIE: A time to remember fallen

TUESDAYS WITH JORDIE: A time to remember fallen

Columnist Jordie Lynch says Remembrance Day is a vital time to pause and reflect.

Paid parental leave reform welcome

premium_icon Paid parental leave reform welcome

OPINION: Australia’s journey towards a fair and flexible paid parental scheme has been long and laboured.

Our reality TV hierarchy is a lie

premium_icon Our reality TV hierarchy is a lie

The judgement between those who watch Love Island over the Kardashians is real, but maybe we all need to take a step back and see these shows for what they really...

Spoken communication skills vital in education

Spoken communication skills vital in education

The ability to communicate effectively using the spoken word is a key foundation to students' capacity to learn in more general ways.

'It won't be easy': Mayor faces CBD revitalisation challenge

premium_icon 'It won't be easy': Mayor faces CBD revitalisation challenge

STRELOW says Rocky faces the same problem many other towns do and is willing to fight to bring life back into East St.

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Filly to watch after surprise win

Filly to watch after surprise win

The filly was strong on the line and looked like further distance will be a big help for her.

Awakening Australia: Christians descend on Melbourne

premium_icon Awakening Australia: Christians descend on Melbourne

ALMOST 60 years ago, US evangelist Billy Graham set a crowd record at the MCG that has never been surpassed by any sporting event.

You don’t decide what my baby eats. I do

premium_icon You don’t decide what my baby eats. I do

Our baby was born premature and we are fastidious about her diet. So when someone decided they knew better, I saw red, writes Reshni Ratnam.

Don't let farts rip the sport of darts apart

premium_icon Don't let farts rip the sport of darts apart

As far as sporting scandals go there are some absolute doozies that battle it out for the title of most outrageous.

Why PM must stand firm on Israel

premium_icon Why PM must stand firm on Israel

Scott Morrison may have made a mistake on moving our embassy in Israel to Jerusalem — but listening to our Muslim neighbours to back off is a bigger one.

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

A select few take 'pick-up panic' to a level that leaves many in disbelief.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

‘Why I’ll show off my breasts if I want’

‘Why I’ll show off my breasts if I want’

Jana Hocking is proud of her big boobs and is going to show them off — whether you like it or not.

A body hair print jumper? Now I've seen it all

A body hair print jumper? Now I've seen it all

WHEN we create colossal amounts of data on the Internet every day it is probable you will see something that will make you question everything you know.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Onions are small fry on the scale of great danger

premium_icon Onions are small fry on the scale of great danger

First they came for our ability to lift boxes, then it was our Christmas party fun, and now it’s our right to eat a sausage sanga. Enough is enough.

No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

premium_icon No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

Kevin Rudd’s latest memoir reveals the depth of his rift with Wayne Swan, writes Des Houghton.

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