Letters to the Editor

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.'

Mon 6 Aug 2018

LETTER: Are the winds of change stirring on Capitol Hill?

premium_icon LETTER: Are the winds of change stirring on Capitol Hill?

Are the winds of change stirring up there on Capitol Hill? Or is it merely democracy gasping for breath in the corridors of power?

Sun 5 Aug 2018

If we'd known all the facts (Rattler) wouldn't have happened

premium_icon If we'd known all the facts (Rattler) wouldn't have happened

Cr Hilary Smerdon: If all the facts had been available to all before the decision to proceed with this project, I think council would have decided against it.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Rattler project 'irresponsible, mis-managed, ill-considered'

premium_icon Rattler project 'irresponsible, mis-managed, ill-considered'

Letter: THE Rattler project may be the most irresponsible and ill-considered project that Gympie Regional Council has imposed on this community

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Stewart defends councillors' right to dissent and debate

premium_icon Stewart defends councillors' right to dissent and debate

Cr Stewart: I have no issues with the integrity or commitment to the residents of the three dissenting councillors.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

OPINION: Tim Jerome - stop complaining

premium_icon OPINION: Tim Jerome - stop complaining

Opinion: 'Mr Jerome should now go back to where he came from some three months ago'

RSL Battle: Motion of no confidence to be moved today

premium_icon RSL Battle: Motion of no confidence to be moved today

Dissident group gets petition to sack social club committee.

Letter: Ratepayers assoc membership rules

Letter: Ratepayers assoc membership rules

Bylaws prevent councillors from holding office in ratepayers association

Sat 28 Jul 2018

COP IT: Aldi parking fines are easy money

premium_icon COP IT: Aldi parking fines are easy money

Letter: 'Hang on- I never parked in Hyne St'

LETTER: Hey council, gunfire too close for comfort

LETTER: Hey council, gunfire too close for comfort

'The current council team is complicit in this 25-year neglect and negligence'

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.

'Deafening silence': Council quiet on shooting range map

premium_icon 'Deafening silence': Council quiet on shooting range map

OPINION: Ron Owen questions 'residential' zoning on shooting site at Victory Range

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Rattler blow-outs and salaries, where's the transparency?

premium_icon Rattler blow-outs and salaries, where's the transparency?

Letter to the editor: Resident Tim Jerome accuses council of hiding information

Former mayor: 'Show Pavilion build was not a controversy'

premium_icon Former mayor: 'Show Pavilion build was not a controversy'

'It is true I did pay at the ballot box for the vision to build this pavilion'

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.

OPINION: Plastic bag ban won't save environment

OPINION: Plastic bag ban won't save environment

Letter writer Eloise Rowe says the "bag ban" has done very little for the environment, as it's impossible to remove all forms of plastic.

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