Letters to the Editor

Tue 8 Jan 2019

'Completely unsafe': 200 cars an hour on back road

premium_icon 'Completely unsafe': 200 cars an hour on back road

DIVERTED highway traffic is creating a nightmare for residents on this unsealed, narrow road, who say it is a "miracle" there hasn't been a serious crash.

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

Lack of a morgue compounds grief for families

Lack of a morgue compounds grief for families

A GRIEVING father who lost his son has spoken about the grief families on the Coffs Coast face due to a lack of morgues in regional NSW.

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

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

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.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

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.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

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

Mon 5 Nov 2018

How strangers helped Ballina woman after 'traumatic' crash

How strangers helped Ballina woman after 'traumatic' crash

A BAD day was made a little bit easier thanks to the kindness of strangers.

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."

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Accept responsibility for your actions in 'rolling the dice'

premium_icon Accept responsibility for your actions in 'rolling the dice'

The asylum seekers rolled the dice when they paid people smugglers huge amounts of money to be smuggled into Australia with their children.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

We love Tara so much please let her come home.

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