August 2015

Commented on a story 29th Aug 2015 9:35 AM

SPEED cameras at Mount Larcom and Benaraby are among the busiest on the Bruce Hwy.

Mount Larcom speed cameras among busiest on highway

"Coupled with the high number of speeding motorists through Mt Larcom is the problem with truckies..."

Commented on a story 28th Aug 2015 10:29 AM

FLYNN MP Ken O’Dowd stayed quiet regarding Matt Burnett’s interest in his job. But he did confirm he had submitted his nomination for the next election.

Ken will stand again as Burnett issues challenge for Flynn

"Well there could well be a reciprocal agreement in the wind here. The Deputy mayor took a MONTH off..."

Commented on a story 28th Aug 2015 10:13 AM

READERS have vented their anger and distress that the plight of an elderly man living in squalor was not brought to the attention of authorities sooner.

Questions asked about why cat man didn't receive help

"You must all realise that this is the GRC and the GRC do not like to get involved in anything outside..."

Commented on a story 27th Aug 2015 1:48 AM

A PENSIONER whose rates have risen from $788 to $1170 says the "brutal" costs are too much after previous rate rises.

Reader letter: High rates will push us out of our homes

"LNG only "donated" that money because the positioning of the LNG plants on Curtis Island meant that it..."

Voted in a poll 25th Aug 2015 4:25 PM

Commented on a story 21st Aug 2015 1:52 AM

ORIGIN Energy is making cuts to spending as lower oil prices and a slower start-up schedule for its APLNG project impact cash flow expected from the venture.

Origin announces loss as APLNG's slower start-up bites

"Boo! Hoo! Boo! Hoo! poor little Origin. What do they expect when they run their business the way..."

Commented on a story 20th Aug 2015 4:29 PM

THERE'S a perception that Gladstone Regional Council's rates are higher than other areas, a claim Mayor Gail Sellers denies. What do the figures show?

The figures: How do Gladstone's rates compare?

""Problem is our council have no teeth," No but they have a dentist on board (tongue in cheek) who..."

Commented on a story 20th Aug 2015 9:36 AM

THE yellow paint around the potholes looks good but it doesn’t smooth the bumps.

Reader letter: Time to start fixing potholes properly

"I would think that this section of road was the responsibility of Council for repairs. Within towns..."

Commented on a story 19th Aug 2015 2:01 PM

CONCERNS over flare emissions and monitoring on Curtis Island will formally be brought to the State Government’s attention by Gladstone Regional Council.

Council to raise flare emission concerns with state

"Whether you realise it or not there are 3 "stacks" at the original site pouring out their toxic muck..."

Commented on a story 19th Aug 2015 2:01 PM

A PETITION launched to push for a decrease in rates in Gladstone has gathered more than 2000 supporters just 12 hours after being launched.

Rates petition gathers more than 2000 supporters

"If you live in a rural area Your rates go up and you are expected to construct your own access roads..."

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