Letters to the Editor

Wed 12 Sep 2018

How you can help native animals in the drought

premium_icon How you can help native animals in the drought

JUST sending out a plea for all residents in our towns and semi-rural areas to put a bucket of water out for the native animals.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Julie Bishop deserved better than her party

premium_icon Julie Bishop deserved better than her party

'JULIE is clever, sophisticated, intelligent, and her highest attribute being her civil, respectful attitude to all.'

Australian politics is an allergy

premium_icon Australian politics is an allergy

'WITH the potential international crises threatening this world, what bunch of idiots will be running this lucky country? May God help us.'

Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

premium_icon Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

CHAMPION mountain bike and BMX rider Jared Graves has been struck by a brain tumour diagnosis.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

IT’S the life-and-death issue on which Australia is “irresponsible to the extreme”. And 30 leading experts in the field are furious.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

A new hope emerges as LNP Titanic veers toward disaster?

premium_icon A new hope emerges as LNP Titanic veers toward disaster?

It is not about the people of Australia, it is the bone-dry ambitions of extreme right wreckers in the smiling guise of a vengeful Tony Abbott.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Our farmers battling big dry need continued support

premium_icon Our farmers battling big dry need continued support

IT’S GREAT to see the support that those who are drought affected are receiving, but with so many in need, more ongoing support will be needed for a longer time.

Sat 25 Aug 2018

There needs to be changes to Australia's voting system

premium_icon There needs to be changes to Australia's voting system

IRRESPECTIVE of the leadership outcome I again state that I believe we should get rid of the two pernicious components of the Australian electoral system.

Fri 24 Aug 2018

Why energy policy was Turnbull's 'John Hewson' moment

premium_icon Why energy policy was Turnbull's 'John Hewson' moment

REMEMBER how our gas supplies were exported to Asia and then some was bought back to satisfy the needs of our domestic consumers?

Thu 23 Aug 2018

Why elderly are not the problem on our roads

premium_icon Why elderly are not the problem on our roads

ONCE again there are complaints about older drivers not knowing the rules of the road.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

All a matter of timing with daylight saving

premium_icon All a matter of timing with daylight saving

I say, why break the cycle of stupidity north of the Tweed River when politicians do not understand the basics of time in regards to the size of Queensland.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Stop mucking about, build more coal-fired power stations

premium_icon Stop mucking about, build more coal-fired power stations

It really is time our governments got together and determined to construct more coal-fired power stations, and probably some nuclear-powered ones too.

Why duck eggs should have been left alone

premium_icon Why duck eggs should have been left alone

"BALLINA Shire Council has missed an important opportunity to promote positive and considerate interactions between people and wildlife."

Tue 14 Aug 2018

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

All it takes is $5 to help out our farmers

MOST people know that farmers in drought-declared Queensland are struggling to survive.

Sun 12 Aug 2018

LETTERS: Why is digging up the dead allowed?

LETTERS: Why is digging up the dead allowed?

FOR centuries archaeologists have been unearthing and opening tombs in Egypt, all in the name of science.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

What should you do if you hit a koala?

What should you do if you hit a koala?

Three recent koala deaths in the Gympie region calls for public action

Jerome: 'Stop racial intolerance'

premium_icon Jerome: 'Stop racial intolerance'

'It is not the same Australia it was when our first Australians arrived.'

Wed 8 Aug 2018

'It's a scam': Shopper slams Coles mini items

'It's a scam': Shopper slams Coles mini items

HAS this reader got it right, or are you feverishly collecting all of the Little Shop groceries?

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Drunk driver left me with life-threatening injuries

premium_icon Drunk driver left me with life-threatening injuries

A NORTHERN Rivers man has opened up about the "brilliant” medical care he received when he could barely even stand.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

5 things that need to happen in Lismore's CBD right now

premium_icon 5 things that need to happen in Lismore's CBD right now

OUR city centre and the businesses can survive and thrive. This is what should be done urgently to ensure their future.

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