Opinion

Sat 25 May 2019

Workers were fooled into voting against their own interests

premium_icon Workers were fooled into voting against their own interests

We can expect wages to keep on stagnating, and another round of penalty rate cuts on July 1

Fri 24 May 2019

Did Australians learn nothing from the US election?

premium_icon Did Australians learn nothing from the US election?

In asserting that voters are somehow stupid, those on the Left ridiculing more than 50 per cent of Australians seem to miss the damage they’re doing to their cause.

Ten Premier ideas to save her skin

premium_icon Ten Premier ideas to save her skin

With 18 months left until the next state election, the Premier needs to radically reset the image of her Government externally and how it operates internally.

Thu 23 May 2019

Big question Albanese must answer

premium_icon Big question Albanese must answer

ANTHONY Albanese almost certainly has the numbers in the parliamentary and party wings to win the next leadership ballot, writes Des Houghton.

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

‘My mum’s cancer shouldn’t have been a death sentence’

She was 59, healthy and spent her adult life caring for others as a nurse. She knew what awaited her and she hid it from us, writes Bachelorette Georgia Love.

10 best things I have read this week

10 best things I have read this week

From intriguing trials involving the Gympie council leadership, to star students and heartfelt sporting events, it is another fascinating week in Gympie region

What no one ever tells you about marriage

premium_icon What no one ever tells you about marriage

Forget new cutlery and saying goodbye to your share house furniture, married life is all about knowing who’s in charge of paying the internet bill on time and...

Australia needs to understand Queensland, not shun it

premium_icon Australia needs to understand Queensland, not shun it

Since Saturday’s shock election much of the country has been wondering what happened in Queensland and who the voters that swung to the right are. I can tell you.

Premier just out-Beattied Beattie

premium_icon Premier just out-Beattied Beattie

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has effectively demanded action from herself on the Adani mine, and has shown more front than former premier Peter Beattie.

Can't wait for Origin this year

premium_icon Can't wait for Origin this year

The NRL is getting it right on the field this season and I can't wait to see what Origin produces.

Wed 22 May 2019

Daily apologises for concern over front page imagery

Daily apologises for concern over front page imagery

Our front page imagery in Monday's edition of the Sunshine Coast Daily - of Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk in the crosshairs - has caused a lot of concern.

Detail that spells big trouble for royals

Detail that spells big trouble for royals

Meghan Markle boasted an impressive CV long before she added Duchess to her name. Which is why this latest move is such a disappointment.

The unthinkable tragedy a Warwick man will never forget

The unthinkable tragedy a Warwick man will never forget

THE baby was in the dirt, hastily covered with branches and abandoned with the placenta still attached.

Tue 21 May 2019

Qld suffers while Labor and LNP slumber

premium_icon Qld suffers while Labor and LNP slumber

The federal election was a crystal ball for Annastacia Palaszczuk and her lazy colleagues while the LNP's Deb Frecklington needs to step up or stand down.

Problem Tanya’s shock statement reveals

Problem Tanya’s shock statement reveals

TANYA Plibersek gave one reason for her decision not to run for the Labor leadership, and it revealed something that needs to change.

Old saying still rings true - a mother's work is never done

premium_icon Old saying still rings true - a mother's work is never done

Let's face it, occasions like Mother's Day can become rife with unmet expectations.

Parents still don’t know where we stand with ScoMo

premium_icon Parents still don’t know where we stand with ScoMo

It’s hard to say what will happen under Scott Morrison, but it’s almost certain that parents, who need a community, will stand to lose, writes Alys Gagnon.

Madonna will survive Eurovision just fine, thank you

premium_icon Madonna will survive Eurovision just fine, thank you

Maybe Eurovision wasn’t the ideal spot for the queen of pop to try out her latest interpretative art piece, but as any true fan can tell you, that’s peak Madonna.

Folau’s sacking isn’t a win for gay Australians

premium_icon Folau’s sacking isn’t a win for gay Australians

As a gay man and avid rugby fan, you’d think I’d be cheering to see Israel Folau lose his job. But actually, I’m terrified, writes Simon Copland.

OPINION: Lots of lessons to learn from election

OPINION: Lots of lessons to learn from election

I, LIKE many, foolishly put too much faith in what were ultimately faulty polls ahead of Saturday's election.

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