Plenty of people have a story about Jake King. The hard-nosed former Richmond player is best known for his push-up ability and friendships with colourful figures, but those close to him reveal a softer side.
ANDREW RULE AND MARK BUTTLER
If you loved Blow Away, Netflix’s “smash” hit about glass-blowing, you’ll probably think their new reality show, The Big Flower Fight, is bloomin’ marvellous, writes Petra Starke.
Thanks to Phase Three life will just about return back to normal next weekend after restrictions are lifted.
Radio presenter and columnist Nat Locke shares the experience of her first skin check-up filled with liquid nitrogen and “senile warts”.
If oppositions across the country are so heavily involved in the politics of COVID-19, what’s the story with the WA Liberals?
As restrictions begin to ease, it’s essential we all do our bit to help businesses coming back from the brink. But as I learned this week, there’s helping and there’s hindrance, writes Claire Harvey.
The PM plans to dump COAG and bring Big Business together with Big Unions but is he actually representing the conservative side of politics? With two High Court vacancies looming, this government can do without outside emotional influences, writes Piers Akerman.
Most of us are itching to get back to our local watering holes after what feels like a lifetime away, but make no mistake – even in reopening, these businesses are struggling, writes Sophie Elsworth.
While the Prime Minister is trying to steer us out of the havoc wreaked by the coronavirus, Victorian premier Dan Andrews is busy getting into bed with China, writes Peta Credlin.
Things are slowly going back to normal, so it’s natural that parents expect their children’s moods will improve. But now more than ever, we have to keep an eye on them, writes psychologist Judith Locke.
Historically inaccurate generalisations, life being described as “the new normal”, and celebrities saying they’re with us. This is surely the worst of our COVID-19 experience, writes David Penberthy.
It’s time to get WA moving again, writes leader of the WA Liberal Party Liza Harvey.
Last week’s Kick-a-Vic bungle by SA Health, which allowed a COVID-positive patient to land in Adelaide unannounced, only serves to underscore our closed border dilemma, writes Matthew Abraham.
MAY 30: What went wrong for a traveller with COVID-19 to be allowed into the state? Readers have their say.
Cracks in our child protection system have become chasms, and throwing money at the problem is no longer enough to keep these avoidable tragedies from happening, writes Kylie Lang.
While society has come a long way in creating equality between men and women, do the roles of breadwinner and homemaker still need a 2020 makeover?
In the past few weeks Prime Minister Scott Morrison is showing increasing signs he might be the first proper, talented, political hack to get to the top since John Howard, writes James Campbell.
Ann Marie Smith’s “degrading” death isn’t the first time we failed the vulnerable. With a familiar and pathetic secrecy already kicking in, it won’t be the last, writes political editor Daniel Wills.
For 25 years Dockers fans have waited, hand on purple heart, imagination filled with hope, pockets emptied every March.
The announcement that WA will be the first State to revise the four square metres per person rule from June 6 is a game-changer the Premier says comes because we’ve charted our own path to recovery.
Peter LawState Political Editor
The Belt and Road deal has been rejected by our nation’s leaders — Labor and Liberal — for good reason. But Daniel Andrews thinks he knows better than everyone else when in reality his arrogance is jeopardising our security and costing us jobs, writes Michael O’Brien.
Sporting fanatics cheered at the news that footy was set to return to our lives. But without its most crucial element, the game means nothing, writes David Penberthy.
Having offended everyone from the European Union to the US, and now Australia, China has few real friends left. So just what is their game plan, asks James Morrow.
The Dockers haven’t proved so good on the football field of late, but when it comes to a game of chance like the AFL’s Dice Football League, well, they are nigh on unbeatable.
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