After the bus cuts fiasco, surely it’s dawning on Premier Steven Marshall that his transport minister’s faulty political radar has become a liability, writes Matthew Abraham.
Tolj joined the Top Rank promotions team in isolation on the 12th floor of the MCG Grand last month to support boxing twins Andrew and Jason Moloney in their debuts on the strip.
With no jet lag or having to worry about fighting the stranger next to you for the arm rest, perhaps a trip to Margaret River is a great alternative to your previously planned European getaway?
Avid Greenies now agree that renewable energy degrades the landscape, delivers unreliable power, costs billions in subsidies and rips ordinary people off, writes Peta Credlin.
Make no mistake, we’re heading towards an economic cliff. To get out of this mess we need political leaders to implement visionary policy and not be distracted by party fixation on the ballot box, writes Peter Gleeson.
If the shocking claims against Ghislaine Maxwell are found to be true, it is not just rich, old men who preyed on young girls, but a woman too. To deny that is to deny the victims justice, writes Lucy Carne.
Don Harwin’s speedy return to Cabinet after his lockdown fine was dropped on Friday has raised eyebrows among backbench MPs, who are stunned by the special treatment he appears to have been given in his bid to clear his name.
The ignorant anti-vaccination crowd now have their equals — those living in coronavirus hot spots who selfishly refuse to be tested for any signs of the virus, writes Louise Roberts.
July 4: Readers have their say on the AFL hubs, illegal crossing of the borders and vulnerable communities going into lockdown.
While each mum is different, there is no denying the shared feelings of exasperation after a day of tantrums and rejected meals. Columnist Paula Kuka explores some of these common experiences.
The verdict in the Geoffrey Rush case against News Corp is deeply unsettling because it shows little understanding of how women have to respond to powerful men who pay them more than a professional degree of attention, writes Sharri Markson.
Today we pay tribute to one of the first motorcyclists to ride around Australia and a pioneer of multicultural aged-care services and mark the death of the last 16th Street Baptist Church bomber.
What has become evident during Melbourne’s hotel quarantine fiasco is that cracks are emerging in government unity. When senior ministers declare a problem is “not mine” without outlining who is shouldering responsibility, it is noticed by a suspicious public, writes Matt Johnston.
Premiers want to decide who comes to their states and the manner in which they come, but queues of angry jobless workers will make them regret bad decisions, writes Daniel Wills.
What could be one of the great tourism experiences of Broome has been off-limits to everyone except in-house guests since the resort reopened this week after its COVID-19 closure.
Ben O'SheaInside Cover Editor
The COVID-19 lockdown has taken the usual level of difficulty about by-election predictions to stratospheric heights.
Mark RileySeven News Political Editor
A comparison between the coronavirus management strategies employed by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and her Victorian counterpart Dan Andrews reveals major differences — and one clear winner, writes Anna Caldwell.
Cash incentives for children to work harder are fine, if it’s their own parents dangling it. But schools shouldn’t be offering pupils money for better ATAR scores, Basil Zempilas writes in his Top 10.
Basil ZempilasSeven News Sports Presenter
The Andrews Government’s mishandling of coronavirus has condemned Victorians to be second-class citizens in their own country. But while it’s the height of selfishness it appears those flouting tests have the human rights charter on their side, writes Rita Panahi.
AFL boss Gillon McLachlan and his team have responded nimbly to unknowable permutations during the coronavirus crisis but it’s hard to barrack for your team when you don’t know where they will be playing, who they play against, and if the game will go ahead at all, writes Patrick Carlyon.
The next generation should be seen and heard meanwhile parents — mums and dads — should stop apologising for their kids.
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
We’ve always thought there’s something not quite right about people who make pre-dawn visits to public pools to swim laps in winter.
The Crows are in a world of pain, currently last on the AFL ladder, and the road back to the top looks a long one. And a number of recruiting missteps are to blame, says Kane Cornes.
We didn’t rate Hindmarsh Stadium fit for our embarrassing men’s World Cup bid, so why should we think FIFA will settle for second-best in the women’s Cup, writes Michael McGuire.
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