Opinion

Sun 27 May 2018

Our game show question shame

Our game show question shame

IF THIS week proved anything, it’s that stupidity has taken such a hold that the whole of the human race is doomed.

Sat 26 May 2018

Delay lets Bill off the hook

Delay lets Bill off the hook

The decision to delay the Super Saturday by-elections until late July was intended to box Bill Shorten in, but instead it has let him off the hook

He's no longer Mr Untouchable

premium_icon He's no longer Mr Untouchable

ONCE considered the talismanic coach who was so good he was impervious to the sack, Wayne Bennett is now on shaky soil at Broncos’ headquarters at Red Hill.

When Harry wed Meghan

premium_icon When Harry wed Meghan

EVEN if you’re a hardcore republican, anti-institutional or just plain hate the idea of marriage, there’s no way you missed the craziness of the royal wedding.

Fri 25 May 2018

The 15 best things I have read this week in The Gympie Times

premium_icon The 15 best things I have read this week in The Gympie Times

From the Editor's Desk - The 15 Best Things I have read this week in Gympie

The tragic death of 'Eddie' - one of Gympie's homeless men

premium_icon The tragic death of 'Eddie' - one of Gympie's homeless men

letter: There is no easy way to say it and my heart is saddened at the thought of just how many people die on our streets and no one even notices.

Thu 24 May 2018

Proof Hanson is just like every other politician

premium_icon Proof Hanson is just like every other politician

ONE Nation and Pauline Hanson thrive on being the target for the political class and claim to be the voice for the outsiders. But Hanson has shown her true colours,...

Latest space discovery proves we're terrible at names

premium_icon Latest space discovery proves we're terrible at names

How long until we'll be rocking out to the Red Hot Chilli peppers at Dencorub Extra Strength?

Nation's most pet friendly landlords are in Gympie region

Nation's most pet friendly landlords are in Gympie region

Cooloola Cove has been found to be one of the most pet-friendly places in the entire country to rent: do you agree?

George Christensen slams new Show Dogs movie

premium_icon George Christensen slams new Show Dogs movie

New movie features talking dogs and is aimed at children

Insiders guide to Gen-Z: Standing up for your beliefs

premium_icon Insiders guide to Gen-Z: Standing up for your beliefs

"KNOWING there are young activists making a difference is uplifting and shows we are getting closer to international equality.”

Still striving for reconciliation

Still striving for reconciliation

Janelle Brown tells how people are encouraged to explore the history of Aboriginal people and shared history

We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

premium_icon We must stop the cycle of boom and bust

BIG infrastructure projects are fuelling the state’s economy – but when they run out, where does that leave us?

Wed 23 May 2018

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Don't quota me but something's gotta give

Enforcing the presence of women in prestigious roles is one way to see the argy bargy side of equality

Progressives hailing radical royalty misguided

premium_icon Progressives hailing radical royalty misguided

NEWLY minted fans of the monarchy might be hoping that Meghan Markle is the answer to their social justice dreams, but they are sure to be disappointed.

Rural towns the best spots to look at the stars

premium_icon Rural towns the best spots to look at the stars

THERE’S never been a better time to look up to our stars than tonight.

Tue 22 May 2018

Why you shouldn’t pay off your mortgage

Why you shouldn’t pay off your mortgage

YOU probably grew up with this advice: Save up, buy a house, and pay it off quickly. But the world has changed. And you might be better off taking another path.

Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

premium_icon Bolt's way off the mark with wedding critique

Living in the present but acknowledging the past while looking towards the future is the only way forward.

Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

premium_icon Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

AUSTRALIA’S average breast size has reached an outrageous size — so columnist Ann Wason Moore asks what’s with our obsession with cosmetic surgery?

The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

premium_icon The great potato chip debate: What's your flavour?

ONE minute we had two choices. The next, there are eleventy million, including Wagyu beef, fresh lime and Champagne vinaigrette.

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