Letters to the Editor

Tue 6 Nov 2018

LETTERS: Don't force fluoride on us

LETTERS: Don't force fluoride on us

'If people really want to ingest fluoride there are many ways they can do so, without the need to enforce their will on the rest of us.'

How long it took abortion bill to become law is 'only shame'

premium_icon How long it took abortion bill to become law is 'only shame'

MAY I attempt to balance the argument, please? I have resisted the urge to comment on the extreme bias of the opinions expressed here since October 18.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

America has to learn from Australia when it comes to guns

premium_icon America has to learn from Australia when it comes to guns

"Take away the civilian access to automatic military style weapons America, that is the obvious answer."

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Accept responsibility for your actions in 'rolling the dice'

premium_icon Accept responsibility for your actions in 'rolling the dice'

The asylum seekers rolled the dice when they paid people smugglers huge amounts of money to be smuggled into Australia with their children.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

We love Tara so much please let her come home.

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.

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