Opinion

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b. Could Sweden be the secret to ending our child support farce, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Should the Big Bash League consider a series for its final?

Should the Big Bash League consider a series for its final?

The premier Twenty20 competition is already one of the most exciting sporting contests in Australia.

White Ribbon's latest misstep is one too far

premium_icon White Ribbon's latest misstep is one too far

Either White Ribbon fully supports women in their decision to have, or not have kids, or it does not, writes SHERELE MOODY.

GENDER REVEALS: It's not tradition, it's money

premium_icon GENDER REVEALS: It's not tradition, it's money

LIFE AS WE KNOW IT: 'Why are we so hell-bent on sharing every part of our lives, including what is between our unborn child's legs.'

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is Everest truly the tallest?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Is Everest truly the tallest?

WITH millions across Australia tuning in to watch Redzel conquer in The Everest, has it become a new race to stop the nation?

Thu 18 Oct 2018

‘We can trust women to make the right decision’

premium_icon ‘We can trust women to make the right decision’

FOR three years, Zena and Troy Mason have told of their heartbreaking decision to end a much-wanted pregnancy in a bid to have abortion legalised.

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

OPINION: Why is there so much hate for cyclists?

I need a reasonable explanation that can help me understand how a percentage of the population who care about their health and fitness can be widely condemned.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

TRIP OF A LIFETIME: What travel in Japan did for me

premium_icon TRIP OF A LIFETIME: What travel in Japan did for me

With the Chronicle's Win a Trip to Japan competition running until November, journalist Blake Antrobus shares his eastern travel experience

Savour the memories for soon that’s all that will be left

premium_icon Savour the memories for soon that’s all that will be left

THE house in which I grew up, where my mum lived for more than six decades, is up for sale. Standing inside last week, I realise just how modest it was. But its...

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

Why we can't name and shame all child sex offenders

How you can help change the laws so predators are exposed

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Teach how things used to be, but embrace new as well

Teach how things used to be, but embrace new as well

Old photos and artefacts are important to share with your grandkids, but so is modern technology.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

Controversial decision impacts Ipswich racing

The suggested outcomes of this series of events was for greater discussion with the club from each of QRIC stewards and Racing Queensland.

$600k a year for paedophile ‘protector’

$600k a year for paedophile ‘protector’

A FORMER Australian governor-general lives a life of taxpayer-funded luxury, despite being criticised for his role in a paedophile cover-up.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

How men can beat loneliness

premium_icon How men can beat loneliness

ONE of the most valuable life lessons I have learned came in the year I turned 13.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

How to lie in a job interview

premium_icon How to lie in a job interview

IF you’re telling the truth in job interviews, you’re doing it wrong, writes Jill Poulsen. Here’s some excellent porkies to get you started.

Bill Shorten: What’s love got to do with it?

premium_icon Bill Shorten: What’s love got to do with it?

BILL Shorten is the man most likely to become Prime Minister, but he’s not the man most likely to be liked, writes Paul Toohey.

‘Cover-up’ claims after mine crippled by fires

premium_icon ‘Cover-up’ claims after mine crippled by fires

THE potential dangers of mining are well known. But accusations of a Government “cover-up” have surfaced, writes Des Houghton.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Troublesome tour of the 'Baggy Leans'

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORT DESK: Troublesome tour of the 'Baggy Leans'

DID the Baggy Greens selectors make the wrong decisions for our two-match tour against Pakistan?

Bill Shorten’s preschool policy doesn’t add up

premium_icon Bill Shorten’s preschool policy doesn’t add up

FUNDING for disadvantaged children who are under-represented in preschool would address a real problem. Labor’s new policy wants to fix an imaginary one.

The new industries where state shines

premium_icon The new industries where state shines

THE diversification of Queensland’s economy means we’re seeing export growth in new and emerging fields, says Annastacia Palaszczuk.

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