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Tue 22 Jan 2019

Don't cull the dingoes

Don't cull the dingoes

Culling the dingoes on Fraser Island in response to the attack of a six-year-old boy over the weekend is simply an ill-thought through knee-jerk reaction.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

Tawny Frogmouth visit a nice surprise

In all the time I have lived in Queensland I had never seen a Tawny Frogmouth until I had three of them come to roost in my Crepe Myrtle tree.

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

YOUR SAY: Tomic and Kyrgios are Australia’s embarrassment

It is not surprising to see Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios knocked out of the first round of the Australian Open.

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

The perils of digital communication

The perils of digital communication

The instantaneous nature of digital communication comes with its pitfalls.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

Old age sucks: make the most of prime time

It's heartbreaking watching those you love become frail, tired and sick and being at a loss to do anything to avert the inevitable.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Anyone else noticed the decline in insects?

Anyone else noticed the decline in insects?

The younger generation won't remember, but a car trip 20 years ago would mean a windscreen absolutely covered in insects.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

What Christmas means for Muslims

What Christmas means for Muslims

AS AN Ahmadi Muslim, my faith teaches me to respect the events and traditions of all faiths.

Seasons Greetings from an Ahmadi Muslim!

Seasons Greetings from an Ahmadi Muslim!

FOR Christians, the 25th of December is probably one of the most awaited and celebrated day of the year.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Deaf customers disadvantaged and discriminated against

Deaf customers disadvantaged and discriminated against

Contrary to stereotypical community perceptions, not all hearing impaired people are simply deaf as a post and unable to hear anything, and most certainly, they are...

Fri 14 Dec 2018

My Health Record could mean a death sentence!

My Health Record could mean a death sentence!

I have a case which contains over 2000 pages of medical records. My Health Record has none!

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Money doesn’t equate to happiness

Money doesn’t equate to happiness

Money can't buy love, happiness, good health, youthfulness, natural beauty or friendship.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

YOUR SAY: Petrol not expensive enough

Petrol prices, in my opinion, should be far more expensive.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

Terrorism against our farmers must not be tolerated

The needle saga is terrorism against our local farmers.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Coles does a double back flip

Coles does a double back flip

All the flip flopping and back flips ensures that poor Woolies doesn't know what to do anymore.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Trump probably right about Germany

Trump probably right about Germany

Trump has kicked a hornet's nest through accusations that Germany is "captive to Russia" through a gas pipeline project.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Cheeseburger commentary: 'Real women have curves'

Cheeseburger commentary: 'Real women have curves'

As I was queued up at the Surf Club Kiosk today, (wearing a bikini), a rather large woman called out, "Love, I hope you're ordering a cheeseburger!

Mon 4 Jun 2018

Leave a legacy of kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity

Leave a legacy of kindness, thoughtfulness and generosity

The fragility of life and how short our time is on this planet is something that no one likes to think about.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Best friends stay true throughout time

Best friends stay true throughout time

It is these friends who will defend you in a heartbeat, who pretend to be your lesbian lover when a dodgy guy tries to hit on you

Thu 31 May 2018

Help the refugees through a more practical means

Help the refugees through a more practical means

I'm not on board with the latest charity fad whereby participants live like a refugee for a week.

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