Archive for Category: "Opinion"

Australia Day: What does it mean for our Indigenous citizens?

Australia Day: What does it mean for our Indigenous citizens?

While Australia Day brings up the painful memories of British forces systematically killing vast tribal groups, Indigenous Australians anguish should be replaced with greater promotion of their own ancestry with a celebrated NAIDOC Week and a specialised ‘Indigenous Day’ annually, TOM EDWARDS writes.

Stop The Bleeding, America

Stop The Bleeding, America

As of August 9th, there has been 224 shooting incidences in the United States of America just this year. Yet there continues to be very few laws regulating gun ownership and usage, writes MORGAN BURLEY.

Budget 2015: Analysis

Budget 2015: Analysis

The Federal Government released the 2015 Budget on Tuesday night. Political reporter Ashleigh Pisani takes you through the winners and losers and offers her take on the Government’s motivations.

Is Facebook losing popularity?

Is Facebook losing popularity?

As more and more social media sites emerge, SOPHIE ARMSTRONG explores the sustainability of juggernaut Facebook.

Eat Street: Adelaide’s Food Revolution

Eat Street: Adelaide’s Food Revolution

We’ve all noticed the growing fleet of food trucks cruising around Adelaide – but have you had a chance to sample the diverse global flavours? SAMANTHA MCDONNELL reports.

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

Stop saying the lack of women in Cabinet is about ‘merit’

It’s not about gender, they say, it’s about merit. However, that argument is as disingenuous as it is plainly untrue for many reasons. ASHLEIGH PISANI voices her opinion on the constitution of the Federal Cabinet.

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

Abbott’s Cabinet light on females

New PM Tony Abbott has announced the line up for Cabinet – but it seems a little unbalanced in gender representation. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Coalition promises – what can we expect from the next three years?

Coalition promises – what can we expect from the next three years?

So Tony Abbott is our new PM – but what does that mean for us over the next three years? ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Let’s get Syrious – explaining the Syrian Civil War

Heard about the Syrian crisis but want to learn more? ELYSE WILLIAMS.

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Families got involved, Gillard didn’t appear, and more potentially offensive comments were made. ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you the essentials from week 4 of the 2013 election campaign.