Letters to the Editor

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Central Queensland reeling in the big tourism catch

premium_icon Central Queensland reeling in the big tourism catch

It's great to see we're becoming known for more than just our beef with a cracker barramundi season almost upon us

Mon 14 Jan 2019

It’s time for the northern cyclone waters to be turned west

premium_icon It’s time for the northern cyclone waters to be turned west

'It’s now time for the northern cyclone wasted waters to be turned west. It will cost, but will pay off for ever as large areas of drought prone Western land.'

'I'd become completely obsessed': Why resident quit Facebook

premium_icon 'I'd become completely obsessed': Why resident quit Facebook

'Then one day I woke up and realised I had a serious problem.'

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded a racist

premium_icon Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded a racist

I agree Nazi salutes aren’t the best way to go, but Senator Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded racist for wanting effective Australian border protection.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Hooning laws must be strengthened for genuine change

premium_icon Hooning laws must be strengthened for genuine change

How many times have I read in this paper about drivers who are banned from driving being apprehended time and again by the police?

Summer flu numbers hit five year high

premium_icon Summer flu numbers hit five year high

"We must remain vigilant during 2019 because, as we've seen in the past, flu can occur at any time of the year and every flu season can be different”

Sat 29 Dec 2018

Letters to the editor: New years, climate change, coal costs

premium_icon Letters to the editor: New years, climate change, coal costs

Opinions are flowing in the editorial pages

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Journo's congratulations and praise well deserved

premium_icon Journo's congratulations and praise well deserved

Local ABC icon congradulated following retirement from journalism

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Historic walk through suburb a welcome story

Historic walk through suburb a welcome story

"This was a most delightful story and I am sure enjoyed by many people”

Do we really need a Livingstone name change?

premium_icon Do we really need a Livingstone name change?

"I feel a lot more information and public consultation is required before spending an unknown amount of money for a dubious improvement.”

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Bluesfest paid parking fury: 'We want a refund'

premium_icon Bluesfest paid parking fury: 'We want a refund'

LOYAL punters are seeking advice from NSW Fair Trading after Bluesfest's controversial decision to introduce paid parking at next year's event.

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Votes are driving politician's calls for fire inquiries

premium_icon Votes are driving politician's calls for fire inquiries

Politicians hyping the recent bushfires as unprecedented, but they're looking for votes rather than genuine change

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Lebanon puts us to shame on refugee intake

premium_icon Lebanon puts us to shame on refugee intake

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Statistics show refugees aren't "invading border jumpers”

'Respect, affection': Daughter's tribute to aged care staff

premium_icon 'Respect, affection': Daughter's tribute to aged care staff

I consider myself to be a hard worker, compassionate and caring, yet my admiration sits very solidly with these staff members.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Cats are 'huge health concern' for humans

premium_icon Cats are 'huge health concern' for humans

FREE roaming cats are of a huge health concern to many individuals (up to 10% of the human population) and they are disgusting vectors for disease.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Climate change denialists 'cherry pick evidence'

premium_icon Climate change denialists 'cherry pick evidence'

ANDREW Bolt’s latest tirade (TC, 3/12) needs to be challenged.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

ADANI: Mayor says mining firm given raw deal

premium_icon ADANI: Mayor says mining firm given raw deal

Mining company Adani have been caught in the crosshairs of a bitter, at times ugly but very important debate, says Rockhampton mayor Margaret Strelow.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

LETTERS: Car insurance cost a shocker

LETTERS: Car insurance cost a shocker

"RECENTLY my car insurance renewal arrived in the mail. I nearly choked on my morning cuppa when I saw the premium.”

An ode to Bill Shorten

premium_icon An ode to Bill Shorten

"ONE must admire Bill, with his perch on the window sill. Tis an open and shut case he does aspire and quiet as a mouse if you will."

Sat 8 Dec 2018

State Government 'stupid' for closing agriculture colleges

premium_icon State Government 'stupid' for closing agriculture colleges

"There are only two things humans cannot live without."

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