May 2015

Commented on a story 29th May 2015 7:38 AM

IF you feel a little uncomfortable answering questions about the tampon tax, what do you do?

Joe Hockey to reporters: Guys, are you 18?

"O'Doherty might have been better off advocating a tax off old fashioned cloth nappies. That's much..."

Commented on a story 29th May 2015 12:46 AM

THE Danish radio presenter who battered a baby rabbit to death live on air may have “had a point”, some people have conceded.

Radio station defends beating baby rabbit to death on air

"I can just imagine a Danish Elmer Fudd singing "Kill the Wabbit Kill the Wabbit" just before (with his..."

Commented on a story 25th May 2015 5:18 PM

WE ASKED readers to tell us what advice they'd have given their teenage selves if they could, and this is what they said...

What we'd tell ourselves as teenagers if we could

"Listen to Baz Luhrmann's "sunscreen" track, It's on the same page as "Desiderata" or Kipling's "If". ..."

Commented on a story 25th May 2015 2:40 PM

WHEN you read stories like those on page 3 today, it’s hard to deny that society has lost the war on drugs.

Our say: Need to rethink war on drugs

"Seems like every week this old chestnut is discussed. * drugs are a social / medical problem not a..."

March 2015

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 4:25 PM

Apple Watch priced from $499 to $14,000 in Australia

"By making a joke about the Chinese name "cha ching" are you saying the Chinese are fining us? Are..."

Commented on a story 12th Mar 2015 4:08 PM

THE Federal Opposition is demanding the Prime Minister apologise after he suggested it is a lifestyle choice to live in remote indigenous communities.

Abbott defends saying remote communities 'a lifestyle choice'

"wojek is implying that our land laws are illegal due to "terra nullius" and we should hand back..."

Commented on a story 11th Mar 2015 2:03 PM

THE Federal Opposition is demanding the Prime Minister apologise after he suggested it is a lifestyle choice to live in remote indigenous communities.

Abbott defends saying remote communities 'a lifestyle choice'

"Swap Kakadu for the Simpson desert? ..... "We have left only the most remote, unproductive and..."

Commented on a story 11th Mar 2015 6:41 AM

THE trial of 51-year-old man accused of sexually molesting and raping his step-daughter has begun in the Bundaberg District Court.

Trial begins for rape accused step-dad

"I wonder if the two songs were by Rolf Harris? or Gary Glitter?"

Commented on a story 10th Mar 2015 5:35 PM

Readers describe finding rodent tooth, metal and cardboard in food bought at Aldi stores.

Readers report finding tooth, cardboard, metal in Aldi food

"You can have my share of Halal, I've already paid for it. I didn't have a choice, however I prefer the..."

Commented on a story 10th Mar 2015 12:35 PM

Readers describe finding rodent tooth, metal and cardboard in food bought at Aldi stores.

Readers report finding tooth, cardboard, metal in Aldi food

"Here's a quote from the FDA (USA). "The FDA’s Defect Levels Handbook lays it all out. Staples like..."

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