Once upon a time people honoured themselves and their companions by dressing up to go to a department store restaurant, the movies or church. Now, slobdom rules, writes Peter Goers.
IT’S time to enforce a harsher punishment for people who break quarantine rules, writes DENISE CAHILL.
Denise Cahill, Opinion
What’s happening in Victoria is a serious failure of good governance that has imperilled the national recovery.
There are 795 players on AFL lists this season — and some gems among them are a headline writer’s dream. These are the match-ups/team pairings Quarter by Quarter would like to see this season.
As life returns to normal across the rest of Australia, many furious Melburnians are asking themselves: how did it come to this? Sophie Elsworth says it’s not fair and wants out.
The William Tyrrell case shocked the nation but six years later we don’t seem to be getting any closer to finding out what happened, writes Claire Harvey.
The Andrews Government’s abject ineptitude in dealing with hotel quarantine is just the latest in a train of catastrophes that should have seen it run out of office, writes Piers Akerman.
If the Police Commissioner posing with cops clad in all black strapped with big rifles was supposed to make me feel secure, he failed, writes Matthew Abraham. VOTE IN OUR POLL
There can be no greater political failures than for a government to expose the public to unnecessary risk, and even worse, real harm, writes Paul Murray.
There’s a very real chance that Victoria’s coronavirus outbreak will not be able to be contained — and it will bring down every other state because of the “sheer utter incompetence” of Premier Daniel Andrews, Peta Credlin writes.
July 11: A controversial new statue bound for Lot Fourteen has been labelled like “something out of an Alien movie”.
Is referring to motherhood as a “great sacrifice” a compliment, or is it disempowering mothers? Columnist Paula Kuka explores.
Previous Australian governments have vastly underestimated the threat a rising China could pose, but Scott Morrison is taking a tough stance against Beijing’s ambitions to dominate us and the entire world, writes Sharri Markson.
The race is on for SA’s Treasurer’s office. But as Rob Lucas gets ready to go, the Liberals face a tough search for a safe money option, writes Daniel Wills. VOTE IN OUR POLL
With the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic unravelling, Labor MPs are quietly talking about whether Dan Andrews is the right person to take them to the next election, writes James Campbell.
The rules of the new lockdown are as complicated as ever but it is a much scarier game and the hero now has to wear a mask. It feels much more serious this time but we can get through it again, writes Susie O’Brien.
Today we pay tribute to a pioneer of the South Australian fashion industry, a diplomat who served throughout the world, and a brilliant movie composer.
We have no choice but to meet the coronavirus crisis head on and make hard decisions that affect our economy and businesses. But we will get through this, writes Tim Pallas.
It’s time for footy fans to thank our AFL players. Tomorrow night the teams get home after five weeks in Queensland. They’ve all made sacrifices to keep the game alive and they deserve our gratitude.
Adrian BarichSports Presenter
The coronavirus outbreaks in Victoria has added to the pressure to get the measures right when it comes to JobKeeper MkII.
Mark RileySeven News Political Editor
Victorian families, businesses and students are being left behind as the rest of the country returns to a new normal. Yet we are the ones being blamed for this devastating lockdown, writes Rita Panahi.
For Known Associates Australia, a new Perth-based events company helmed by former Docker Troy Cook and wife Tamara, recent global events will play a significant role in shaping its destiny.
Ben O'SheaInside Cover Editor
Instead of apologising adequately for his government’s catastrophic mistakes, Premier Daniel Andrews has instead blamed Victorians. He must accept responsibility and be held accountable for the mismanagement that forced us into lockdown again, writes Paul Dimattina.
Collingwood has appointed a highly controversial and divisive activist to head the investigation into allegations of racism at the club. So why were more fitting indigenous campaigners ignored, asks Rita Panahi.
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