People say journalists should expect to be trolled. But do we have to accept it? And what about Indigenous columnists like myself? I cop a lot of abuse, but I’ll keep speaking out.
My biggest concern come March 29 is that that number will skyrocket and the State Government isn’t prepared for it. Social housing initiatives can’t keep up.
Cricket’s success is based on the patriotism of fans who want to see Australia win, but the sport now turns its back against those fans and Australia Day, writes Tim Blair.
I’ve decided to treat Australia Day like a personal Thanksgiving — a time to reflect and refocus on what’s important to ensure we all prosper, but also pay the appropriate homage to our past.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
It’s early days yet, but so far, the signs aren’t good for the Opposition Leader and his struggling Liberals this election.
As we prepare to celebrate Australia Day acclaimed author Thomas Keneally says the nation is a success story but there’s still much work to do.
Mark McGowan will have to show he has cojones when he reveals his new-look cabinet after claiming March’s State election. Here’s what should happen with the right leadership.
Ben HarveyChief Reporter
No one is expecting too many surprises from the March State election. But what would happen if the opinion polling is right and the Labor party runs riot across both houses?
Power, celebrity and wealth should not entitle people to elbow their way to the front of the COVID vaccine program ahead of the elderly, writes Lucy Carne.
We cannot give up our independence to the International Criminal Court while they investigate alleged Australian war crimes in Afghanistan, writes Glenn Kolomeitz.
A small-time radio announcer might think he is a hero for breaking the Margaret Court story but all he’s done is give the rent-a-protest crowd another excuse, writes Piers Akerman.
This Australia Day we should walk together, side-by-side, as one to reflect, respect and celebrate all that makes us Australian — Indigenous and non-Indigenous.
The alt-right US conspiracy group has exploited the pandemic to go global. And they are popping up in the places you would least suspect.
Belle TaylorPLAY Magazine Editor
Zali Steggall’s call for a minute’s silence on Australia Day will have no impact on the real issues being faced by Indigenous Australians, Vikki Campion writes.
The Family Court system may be broken, but the Australian Family Association’s suggested changes to divorce law will only open the door for more heartache and more pain. Here’s why.
Australians have a drinking problem and I’m not talking about the drunken boofheads out there thumping each other in Scarborough.
Kate EmerySenior Reporter
No other country can claim to be the home of the world’s oldest continuous living culture and people from cultures from all over the world.
Basil ZempilasSeven News Sports Presenter
For some time now there has been a growing problem with people living rough in this State.
It was the personification of serenity, pride and hope all rolled into one blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment — and Jennifer Lopez delivered it today at President Joe Biden’s inauguration.
It ought to be assumed that freedom of speech is a flourishing aspect of university life. But we live in unusual times and our universities are shunning wrong-speak and other language crimes.
Moves to change the date of Australia Day, or ignore it altogether at the cricket, is pointless, divisive — and won’t help indigenous Australians, writes Jacinta Price
The new American president sounded many of the right notes - but the devil is in the details, writes Miranda Devine
The Labor Premier sounds like a tough talking, right-wing Sky News After Dark commentator while his Liberal counterpart is acting like a bleeding heart Leftie. What is going on?
Peter LawState Political Editor
If our leaders want us to get the jab, they need to make good on their promise it will get Australia out from under the doona, writes James Morrow.
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