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January 2018

Commented on a story 15th Jan 2018 12:35 PM

I WOULD like to throw my $1.65 (it used to be 5c) into the ring on the discussion about pokies.

If you take away pokies all forms of gambling must stop

"The idea that if you ban "pokies" you have to ban all other forms of gambling is ludicrous! The is a..."

Commented on a story 11th Jan 2018 7:51 PM

FEMINIST Germaine Greer has criticised the treatment of actor Craig McLachlan in the wake of sexual misconduct claims made against him.

‘McLachlan has been punished already’

"Rai, I did not know that the man has been charged or found guilty! Do you have inside information?"

Commented on a story 10th Jan 2018 12:52 PM

Voters have said for consecutive elections now that employment opportunities should be at the top of the list.

Time for our politicians to step up and solve jobs crisis

"Hervey Bay has had higher than average unemployment for as long as I can remember. There are a number..."

Commented on a story 9th Jan 2018 2:26 PM

FOR the first time in Australian history, legally recognised same-sex wedding ceremonies will take place.

Today is the first day of marriage equality

"Much is made by both the media and politicians of "equality", but just when has state or federal..."

Commented on a story 9th Jan 2018 12:21 PM

A  NORTH Queensland leader has warned Adani activists it is only a matter of time before contractors and locals confront protesters in Bowen.

Violence at Adani protests a "matter of time"

"Adani is not wanted or needed. The benefits to Australia will be more than outweighed by the deficits."

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 1:18 PM

WELCOME to News Regional's coverage of Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen's state funeral.

LIVE COVERAGE: Prime Minister honours Lady Flo after service

"I'd like to know just what Flo did to warrant a state funeral? Sadly many have short memories, so the..."

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 12:41 PM

New section of Bruce Highway has saved lives, Wide Bay MP says.

'The most dangerous Bruce Hwy stretch is now fatality free'

"One can only hope you are correct, but history says otherwise, sadly I believe Gympie will miss the..."

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 12:40 PM

Wide Bay MP Llew O'Brien did impress me by bringing Mr Joyce here so soon.

OPINION: 14,000 people a day at risk of 'mistakes'

"Beno, just what is wrong with the Bruce Hwy? It has improved every year since I've live in this region..."

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 7:54 AM

New section of Bruce Highway has saved lives, Wide Bay MP says.

'The most dangerous Bruce Hwy stretch is now fatality free'

"Having witnessed the impact of towns by-passed in Victoria, I'd ask what will become of Gympie when it..."

Commented on a story 4th Jan 2018 7:53 AM

Wide Bay MP Llew O'Brien did impress me by bringing Mr Joyce here so soon.

OPINION: 14,000 people a day at risk of 'mistakes'

"So according to Mr O'Brien "14000 people travel the HWY every single day", which puts the number of..."

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