A television host afraid of television is like a Carlton player afraid of losing.
Amanda Vanstone In one very real sense the upcoming vote to allow, or not, same sex marriage isn't about that at all.
Mark Kenny In perhaps his single best speech as Labor leader, Bill Shorten announced he would campaign strongly for reform as he scythed into Malcolm Turnbull's fog.
John Malouff Frequent laughter is a sign of good mental health. Laughing helps a person cope with adversity, and it helps a person enjoy life.
Gerry Hueston COMMENT: I am most concerned by the broader end of the wedge that this reform represents for charities.
Emma Elsworthy Women never forget we are women. We are reminded at work, when we commute, when we study, when we socialise, when we get milk from the shop.
They say no one on their deathbed ever regrets not spending more time at the office. Which is not to say we don't have other regrets, nor that we have to wait until we're drawing our last breath to have them.
Craig Foster " ... my words can in no way pay adequate tribute to Les Murray, a man who changed Australia through football."
Adam Turner Why are more than half of Australian homes still paying for a landline?