Letters to the Editor

Thu 6 Dec 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Appreciating our heroes

premium_icon LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Appreciating our heroes

The devastation, the struggle and the loss of properties have left people in heartbreak.

Parking from some 4WD owners is 'height of ignorance'

premium_icon Parking from some 4WD owners is 'height of ignorance'

I THINK it is the height of ignorance when a 4WD owner parks their monstrosity next to a smaller car.

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Roos: to collect or swerve?

Roos: to collect or swerve?

DRIVE to the conditions in rural areas — if kangaroos are about, drop your speed and stay alert.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Treacherous politicians cannot fool us with their claims

premium_icon Treacherous politicians cannot fool us with their claims

This is the same person who was behind the Rudd, Gillard and Labor's eventual loss to the Coalition.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Reader's solution for daylight saving debate

premium_icon Reader's solution for daylight saving debate

LETTER: One Toowoomba resident to solve debates over introducing daylight saving time in Queensland.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

In 1947, the town celebrated the wedding of Eileen Marina and William Barker.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Voicing concerns about equality

premium_icon LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Voicing concerns about equality

Toolooa State High School has chosen its school captains for 2019

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1893, a serious crime was committed at the Metropolitan Hotel on a little girl.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

In 1901, the 4th race for the Gladstone Sailing Club's cup happened.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

In 1882, a steam launch mail service was launched through The Narrows.

Dr Pridgeon arrest questioned by former councillor

premium_icon Dr Pridgeon arrest questioned by former councillor

THE WWII escapee claimed he recognised similarities in the way Dr Pridgeon was arrested to when he was interrogated during German occupation.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1950, a severe storm hits the Gladstone region early morning.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

In 1933, a well known member of the Gladstone community passed away.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone

In 1921, white marble quarries at South Ulam were now in a position to ship south.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1922, a body found in Auckland Creek.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

FLASHBACK: How Gladstone celebrated the Melbourne Cup

FLASHBACK: How Gladstone celebrated the Melbourne Cup

In 1961, it was a different affair for the race that stops the nation.

Hundreds of tyres dumped in bush near Gympie

premium_icon Hundreds of tyres dumped in bush near Gympie

Letter writer wants the council to take action

Tue 6 Nov 2018

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."

Fri 2 Nov 2018

HISTORIC FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone.

HISTORIC FLASHBACK: On this day in Gladstone.

In 1960, the oldest surviving person of the town died.

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