COMMENT: In the spirit of Christmas, I'd like to humbly ask for some gifts for those who might need a thing or two.
COMMENT: Why it's refreshing to see one Wollongong venue giving younger generation something to do.
ANALYSIS: The question of whether Monis was primarily a state or federal responsibility is very blurry.
COMMENT: We can't stop this. Sorry, but we can't. As we ruminate on a thousand hows and what ifs, but there's a brutal truth we can't escape.
Beware the ubiquitous mobile phone. It can morph into a dangerous, sometimes deadly, device at the ping of an incoming text.
COMMENT: The return of jihadists to Australia offers an opportunity to entice disillusioned individuals away from political violence.
COMMENT: Standards of living usually improve from parent to child, but today's young people aren't sure they'll be so lucky.