Those protesters in our city streets have never faced a national crisis before and, thus, have no idea about social responsibility.
Nearly 18 months into this pandemic, Australia still finds itself in a similar position to where we were at the start.
- by Osman Faruqi
Carlton may decide they need a new coach at the end of the season but if they think David Teague is their biggest problem, they are kidding themselves.
- by Peter Ryan
From the futon
Our swimmers produced their usual mixed bag on day two in Tokyo: gold, silver, bronze and duck egg.
- by Andrew Webster
Alastair Clarkson has been extremely disappointed by Hawthorn’s decision. Gutted. But he says he’s coaching Hawthorn in 2022 and we should believe him. He has given his word to players and staff.
- by Jake Niall
Home schooling is a cosmic joke enacted on locked-down working parents – overwhelmingly women. We’re all doing our bit. A heartfelt apology might have been too much to expect.
- by Jacqueline Maley
In a bushfire you rapidly shift resources to extinguish the hotspots. Yet we are not doing that in south-western Sydney.
- by Catherine Cusack
The broadcasting watchdog doesn’t have the teeth to bite down on Alan Jones’ anti-vaxxer nonsense.
- by Peter FitzSimons
Sonny Bill Williams was Tevita Pangai jnr’s idol as a kid. Now the retired superstar is set to mentor the Bulldogs-bound enforcer.
- by Danny Weidler
Any feminists worth their salt should want to celebrate the pathfinders, regardless of their politics.
- by Parnell Palme McGuinness
Scott Morrison’s standing with the Australian public has taken a major hit over the past few weeks for his government’s handling of the vaccine rollout.
- by James Massola
I see red when I read about people’s “rights” not to vaccinate.
Nitram is sparking an uncomfortable and confronting conversation about Australia, guns and our culture - but it’s a discussion we need to have.
- by Andrew Hornery
The thing that has surprised me most about direct share ownership is the sheer volume of paperwork involved. Like, actual paper, delivered via good old fashioned mail!
- by Jessica Irvine
There are various methods to calculate how much you have made on a property investment. It’s complex but here are a few examples.
- by George Cochrane
Gladys Berejiklian is running out of strategies to contain the outbreak of the Delta strain, which means no end in sight to Sydney’s lockdown.
- by Deborah Snow
Now we know the way to shift an entrenched culture of misogyny it is to expose it.
- by Julia Baird
The departure of host Hamish Macdonald after 18 months has prompted questions about Q+A’s future - and an opportunity to get it right.
- by Karl Quinn
Countries are acting with increasing urgency on climate change. Australia is not among them.
- by Nick O'Malley
It’s time for Jeff Browne to stand up and be counted, or call the challenge off.
- by Caroline Wilson
In this time of lockdowns and disappointment, the hopes of a beyond might best be pursued modestly, at that intersection where memories and imagination reside.
- by Tony Wright
Obituaries can be inspiring in ways that perhaps we rarely feel about CVs.
- by Jim Bright
So Coates and Palaszczuk worked out the details of her public belittling off-stage you say? That makes no sense.
- by Peter FitzSimons
These are the Quarantine Games. There are no crowds inside the venues and nowhere else for the people of Tokyo to join in. The declaration of a state of emergency killed the live sites that would have created a rolling street party across this sprawling megacity.
- by Chip Le Grand
After Gladys Berejiklian blindsided Canberra and Daniel Andrews launched metaphorical grenades, the PM did his best to put out spot fires on a “messy” day in politics.
- by Rob Harris
Together, Paul Hogan and John Cornell’s humour harked back to, not so much a more innocent time, but one where there was still an inherent decency.
- by Duncan Fine
When Kingston Town made his mark in the 1980s, racecourse characters still abounded and were given a moniker for many reasons.
- by Max Presnell
Star Entertainment is likely to return to the table in it’s pursuit of Crown Resorts, but it’s a safe bet that its next offer won’t be as generous as the initial one.
- by Elizabeth Knight
The new bubble life is at odds with the secrecy of the old. But club bosses report a rising spirit of co-operation as opposition teams share resources and ideas.
- by Roy Masters
Even the tennis superstar’s nationality is attracting controversy. You would think carrying Japanese hopes at the Olympic Games is the last thing she needs.
- by Malcolm Knox
Unqualified and dishonest: the ‘experts’ who undermined confidence in AstraZeneca will cost Australians’ lives
A section of the medical and scientific commentariat has peddled extreme risk aversion to Australia’s detriment. The most egregious examples have amounted to anti-AstraZenecism. It’s not academic freedom. It’s academic dishonesty - and it will cost lives.
- by Dr Nick Coatsworth
A scrapbook of stories brings a flood of memories – of strange celebrity encounters, and of the everyday champs.
- by Kate Halfpenny
Aussie rules? Rugby league? Surfing? Perhaps Brisbane 2032 will feature a new sport that doesn’t even exist yet. The only criterion is we have to be dead certs to win.
- by Malcolm Knox
Late last week President Joe Biden achieved something I’d thought impossible: He got me to feel bad for Mark Zuckerberg.
- by Farhad Manjoo
If the perception of ATAGI’s independence is going to be undermined, the usefulness of the body – whatever it says – becomes questionable.
- by Michelle Grattan
Investors are betting that the US dollar’s blistering rally has further to run.
- by Nour Al Ali and Kriti Gupta
If you think the Olympics are past their use-by date, consider the incredible journey of this Australian athlete.
- by Andrew Webster
Locked down, demoralised, demotivated: why this HSC cohort has done it especially tough - and what we can do to help
Some students may despair, but parents, teachers and medical practitioners must not. They can help teenagers confronting the mounting stresses of multiple lockdowns.
- by Rachael Murrihy