Letters to the Editor

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.

$25 to get from Lismore to G'bah: Cost of life without a car

$25 to get from Lismore to G'bah: Cost of life without a car

ONE reader has found life in regional Australia can be tough if you don't have your own transportation.

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Drivers need to look for bikes

premium_icon Drivers need to look for bikes

Almost every day cyclists are abused, swerved at and even have had objects thrown at them.

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Bolt overlooks ABC's showcase of colourful Aussie characters

premium_icon Bolt overlooks ABC's showcase of colourful Aussie characters

He overlooks the ABC series Back Roads which reveals the wonderful, colourful characters who live in our widespread, diverse communities.

Don't make betting appear glamorous in ads

premium_icon Don't make betting appear glamorous in ads

Tell the truth about betting, don't make it glamorous when it isn't, and don't imply you will always win when you don't.

Farmers need more support to fight drought

premium_icon Farmers need more support to fight drought

Readers have their say on the need for drought aid for farmers.

Wed 25 Jul 2018

Russia must be held to account for role in plane disaster

premium_icon Russia must be held to account for role in plane disaster

MH17 was shot down over Ukraine with a Buk surface to air missile.

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