Letters to the Editor

Mon 22 Oct 2018

LETTERS: Fair go for Pauline

LETTERS: Fair go for Pauline

THE media has had a field day last week in highlighting the despicable and unjust attack on DrKaren Phelps in her run-up to the by-election.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

LETTERS: We can't allow inmates to be killed

LETTERS: We can't allow inmates to be killed

ON WORLD Day Against the Death Penalty, attention is drawn to capital punishment as a cruel and barbaric state-sponsored murder.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

It’s not a ‘driver’ shortage

It’s not a ‘driver’ shortage

THERE isn’t a driver shortage. There isn’t even a skilled driver shortage.

The 'intolerable impost' of daylight saving differences

premium_icon The 'intolerable impost' of daylight saving differences

IT SEEMS absolutely terrible people will have to tolerate the inconvenience of having to put up with a neighbouring state being in a different time zone.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Fast train proposal for Toowoomba "laughable"

premium_icon Fast train proposal for Toowoomba "laughable"

"I HAVE to laugh every time I read the comments the SEQ Council of Mayors write about a $70 Billion rail fast track and Olympic Games bid."

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Dairy industry crisis taking heavy toll farming families

premium_icon Dairy industry crisis taking heavy toll farming families

THE crisis in the dairy industry is taking a heavy toll on farming families and will in time exact a heavy penalty on consumers as well.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Proposed 'burqa ban' an attack on religious freedoms

premium_icon Proposed 'burqa ban' an attack on religious freedoms

CORY Bernardi’s push for a burqa ban in public, and for government to force its views on Australian Muslim women, is a stark contradiction to human rights.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

ScoMo is on the right track as PM

premium_icon ScoMo is on the right track as PM

WHEN Scott Morrison was selected as Prime Minister, I like many other people was sceptical and surprised as one expected Julie Bishop to be the selection.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

The 'draconian' barriers facing grandparents

premium_icon The 'draconian' barriers facing grandparents

THEY help with babysitting and advice, but grandparents are facing some tough times.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Abortion is cowardly and murder in the first degree: letter

premium_icon Abortion is cowardly and murder in the first degree: letter

Letter: THE proposed abortion laws enable a woman to have an abortion up to 22 weeks

Wed 12 Sep 2018

How you can help native animals in the drought

premium_icon How you can help native animals in the drought

JUST sending out a plea for all residents in our towns and semi-rural areas to put a bucket of water out for the native animals.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Julie Bishop deserved better than her party

premium_icon Julie Bishop deserved better than her party

'JULIE is clever, sophisticated, intelligent, and her highest attribute being her civil, respectful attitude to all.'

Australian politics is an allergy

premium_icon Australian politics is an allergy

'WITH the potential international crises threatening this world, what bunch of idiots will be running this lucky country? May God help us.'

Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

premium_icon Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

CHAMPION mountain bike and BMX rider Jared Graves has been struck by a brain tumour diagnosis.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

IT’S the life-and-death issue on which Australia is “irresponsible to the extreme”. And 30 leading experts in the field are furious.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

A new hope emerges as LNP Titanic veers toward disaster?

premium_icon A new hope emerges as LNP Titanic veers toward disaster?

It is not about the people of Australia, it is the bone-dry ambitions of extreme right wreckers in the smiling guise of a vengeful Tony Abbott.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Our farmers battling big dry need continued support

premium_icon Our farmers battling big dry need continued support

IT’S GREAT to see the support that those who are drought affected are receiving, but with so many in need, more ongoing support will be needed for a longer time.

Sat 25 Aug 2018

There needs to be changes to Australia's voting system

premium_icon There needs to be changes to Australia's voting system

IRRESPECTIVE of the leadership outcome I again state that I believe we should get rid of the two pernicious components of the Australian electoral system.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Why energy policy was Turnbull's 'John Hewson' moment

premium_icon Why energy policy was Turnbull's 'John Hewson' moment

REMEMBER how our gas supplies were exported to Asia and then some was bought back to satisfy the needs of our domestic consumers?

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Why elderly are not the problem on our roads

premium_icon Why elderly are not the problem on our roads

ONCE again there are complaints about older drivers not knowing the rules of the road.

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