Harry's view on Queensland heatwave conditions.
Harry's view on Queensland heatwave conditions.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don’t make waves in an election year

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Don't make waves!

Systems and patterns of the abuse of power are evident in social and political environments today, wherever gender imbalance persists. Perpetrators prey upon disempowered subordinates, in cultures where inequality is normalised with impunity.

A conspiracy of silence protects offenders.

Brittany Higgins represents many working women in a male-dominated workplace.

In a male work culture you understand who are the powerful and who are the vulnerable.

Her hesitation to report alleged sexual indiscretion by a Federal Government staffer, in fear of reprisal, is why sexual assault upon the vulnerable is still problematic in our third millennium society.

In an election year particularly, you don't make waves.

It is reminiscent of the "Stormy Daniels" cover-up, to protect the powerful.

After centuries-old discrimination against women, despite legislation to protect the disempowered, an endemic abuse of power denies victims justice, even in the courts, without vilification and being twice-victimised.

- Eloise Rowe, Tannum Sands

 

HARRY'S VIEW ON QUEENSLAND HEATWAVE

Harry's view on Queensland heatwave conditions.
Harry's view on Queensland heatwave conditions.

 

SMS TO THE EDITOR

ANON. This government does not care about aged care. The private aged care providers are rubbing their hands together, they know they will never run out of the ageing. It's a cash cow and that's all they care about.

ANON. The stupid $&@$$ council need to put up 100km signs on the Yeppoon Rocky Road. Every single day I get stuck behind some $&@@) doing 80km an hour with kilometres of traffic stuck behind them. If you can't go the speed limit you should pull over (assuming that these ignorant people look in their rear vision mirror) or get off the $&@)$ road!

 

ONLINE COMMENTS

Queenslanders are on a path out of drastic lockdowns and border closures while beginning the return to normalcy as our first frontline workers pull up their sleeves today for the historic COVID-19 jab.

OKTOSAYNOTOTHENATS · Widgee: Amazing how much money worldwide governments can find to get the planes going again. But the trickle of money flowing to research and development for cancer and other diseases is trickled out. And left up to charities to fund. And not all cancer drugs are free. Also no free vaccine for QFever. This vaccine is not a cure and the whole population will be encouraged to get it, on the hope that the plane people can go back to normal. Big money to big pharma is a pretty good business model. This is Australia, a nation of free choice and I will pass on this very expensive vaccine that is not a cure.

MAREEM16 · Australia: Wasn't V day for victory in the Pacific … but who cares except me … why not J for jab day.

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