Opinion

Sun 13 Sep 2020

The one rule for Bennett’s return to Broncos

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Gorden Tallis and Wayne Bennett have not always seen eye-to-eye, but the former Broncos captain is happy for the club’s greatest ever coach to return to Brisbane — on...

AFP boss: We’re going after dark web creeps to save your kids

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AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw has revealed how police are using a new and aggressive criminal asset to catch sex predators reaching into kids’ bedrooms online.

Sat 12 Sep 2020

Today understudy turns the tables on Stefanovic

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Ben Fordham, is now the one to watch at Nine and considering his success in securing the breakfast radio slot on 2GB, Stefanovic should emulate him

Banning sex and raves? Good luck with that, Britain

Banning sex and raves? Good luck with that, Britain

Telling university students to forgo everything they’ve been promised for the good of the nation is just wishful thinking, writes Stephen Drill.

America is arresting children over COVID

America is arresting children over COVID

It’s hard to imagine a world where teenagers face police arrest for attending school too often, but it’s where we’re at, writes Sarah Blake.

When the word is your oyster

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The humble library is one of our most intelligent, generous and enlightened, but often underappreciated public spaces, writes DANIELLE WOOD.

‘We need a public sex register to protect kids’

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As a community, we have a duty of care to protect every child. But how can we do that if the locations of convicted paedophiles are secret, asks Bruce Morcombe.

OUR SAY: QLD border restrictions right move, but bad look

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One simple change could turn the tide of opinion against Queensland, and let them get back to being protected, writes Adam Hourigan.

After the showdown: What now for John Barilaro?

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Threatening to take his MPs to the crossbench was a bold move by John Barilaro, but his bid to force policy was swiftly thwarted by the Premier.

'The Broncos can’t afford a Bennett resurrection'

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To limit the Broncos’ success to one man shackles the club forever, writes Paul Kent.

‘Silent majority could swing the election'

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“There are more pro-lifers than you can possibly imagine,” says the woman marshalling their forces for an assault on marginal seats, writes Des Houghton.

Fri 11 Sep 2020

'The glory days are over for cricket'

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The golden era of cricket on the TV is over. As Channel 7 looks to bail out of its deal with Cricket Australia, writes ROBERT CRADDOCK.

'I’m calling bulls**t on science'

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He knows science has provided the platform for our amazing life but he’s skeptical. Rory Gibson on why he doesn’t believe in science.

'She couldn’t delete this tweet fast enough'

'She couldn’t delete this tweet fast enough'

When a social justice warrior embarrasses themselves this badly — like this woman did with a Serena Williams complaint — we all win, says Jai Bednall.

'Burning questions hotel quarantine inquiry needs to answer'

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The decision not to appoint Professor Brett Sutton as state controller during the pandemic is one of the most baffling decisions made, says Ellen Whinnett.

Concerns people are turning their backs on light and truth

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“When it comes to questions of the mechanics of the universe, large or small, virus or climate, the best light we have is the scientific method.”

Thu 10 Sep 2020

How cruel insults sparked descent into darkness

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The bone-deep feelings of humiliation, pain and confusion are still fresh nearly 25 years later

Torn between two ‘bubbles’, our region treated like a fool

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State MP calls for Lismore, Ballina and Clarence to be included in NSW-Queensland border bubble

Wed 9 Sep 2020

The real problem with Australia’s quarantine system

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If they can’t get my name right, how are they supposed to get quarantine right, asks Christopher Lueg.

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