The quaint idea that the intellectual property of Australia was somehow created by Aborigines, Anglos and (mostly) European postwar settlers misrepresents the truth.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s State of the State speech is misleading, and at times completely wrong, on electricity issues.
But renewables are in fact more expensive, and if you want to cure high prices, the last thing you would do is dose up on the problem.
New South Wales faces a power shortage. This could be fixed by increasing interconnection with Queensland. At the same time as it secured New South Wales’ supply it should decrease the cost of electricity in Queensland.
She brushed aside honour killings with “when you look at countries like Australia and the US, the top killer of women is domestic violence. But we choose to refer to it as domestic violence..."
The uproar over the use of the word "discover" is the latest skirmish in a war over two equally mythical views of Australian history.
Why does one of the richest countries in the world want international charity?
Queensland’s new beggar-my-neighbour state purchasing policy, apart from being a dog whistle to neo-protectionist One Nation voters, guarantees falling living standards for all of us.
I had the great pleasure of attending a 60th birthday and a wedding in the past week, at which numerous young adults made speeches. They celebrated family, love and loyalty, and, yes, exuded success.
When it comes to sport, Queenslanders understand competition. 11 series SOS wins on the trot proves that. But we don't seem to have noticed that when it comes to the state of the nation, the Blues (and Victoria) are all over us.