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OPINION: Newspaper reports don't ruin lives, violence does

premium_icon OPINION: Newspaper reports don't ruin lives, violence does

Don't blame journalists for reporting on what happens in court

OPINION: We need solutions to keep doctors in the regions

premium_icon OPINION: We need solutions to keep doctors in the regions

A doctor who knows a region is better placed to care for its people

OUR SAY: Don't buy into fake news surrounding vaccinations

premium_icon OUR SAY: Don't buy into fake news surrounding vaccinations

We can keep vulnerable members of our community safe.

OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

premium_icon OPINION: We need pill-testing at our festivals

Our Cadet Journalist Ebony Stansfield wrote about pill-testing.

My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

premium_icon My cringe-worthy and uncomfortable train experience

Have you ever experienced something so awkward you had to share it?

OUR SAY: Shame on reporters who talk up the rain

premium_icon OUR SAY: Shame on reporters who talk up the rain

The drought never breaks, so don't claim that it will

'I'm not a serial killer': Stranger letter to journo

premium_icon 'I'm not a serial killer': Stranger letter to journo

I received a love letter from a guy in jail

Parenthood really is a hard profession

premium_icon Parenthood really is a hard profession

My waking moments are filled with cries of the five year old.

OPINION: Time to back our words up with actions

OPINION: Time to back our words up with actions

Friday night's State of Origin was a big step forward for equality.

OUR SAY: Trump should not be slammed for peace meeting

premium_icon OUR SAY: Trump should not be slammed for peace meeting

One does not make peace with one’s friends.

Struck down with the worst stomach bug of my life

Struck down with the worst stomach bug of my life

Warning: A brutal stomach bug is fast-spreading across the Coast.

OUR SAY: It's time to stamp out bullying for good

OUR SAY: It's time to stamp out bullying for good

None of us know what other people are going through.

OUR SAY: A bit of perspective wouldn't go astray in scandal

OUR SAY: A bit of perspective wouldn't go astray in scandal

Over the past week, I've changed my tune.

OUR SAY: Australian cricket team now a national disgrace

OUR SAY: Australian cricket team now a national disgrace

It should have been an automatic reaction at stand down.

Ever thought about donating your hair to kids with cancer?

Ever thought about donating your hair to kids with cancer?

Most people I talk to don't even know it exists.

OUR SAY: So good to see women succeeding in all industries

OUR SAY: So good to see women succeeding in all industries

I got to speak to two inspiring women last week.

Our children are sponges so teach them good habits early

Our children are sponges so teach them good habits early

We've all heard the saying - lead by example.

Teach kindness, compassion and see the end of bullying

Teach kindness, compassion and see the end of bullying

Cultivate young minds beyond ABCs, and create kind, caring people

No time for Tomic’s behaviour: Disgrace to Australian sport

No time for Tomic’s behaviour: Disgrace to Australian sport

Bernard Tomic badly needs to follow their example

OUR SAY: New arrival has filled my family with joy

OUR SAY: New arrival has filled my family with joy

For weeks we've been awaiting the arrival of my little niece.

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