Letters to the Editor

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

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”

Sun 30 Dec 2018

LETTER: Increased need for better science knowledge

premium_icon LETTER: Increased need for better science knowledge

"There are sometimes so many basic points they misunderstand, that in responding to them it is difficult to know where to start.”

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.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

'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."

Mon 10 Dec 2018

A rally for help for our struggling farmers

premium_icon A rally for help for our struggling farmers

"Let's remember that many Australian farmers have had a tough year because of the drought.”

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."

Driving a 4WD is not about having an 'ego trip'

premium_icon Driving a 4WD is not about having an 'ego trip'

"4WDs have as much right as anyone else to use the car park. Regarding 4WDs and “ego trips,” I have to disagree."

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.

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