Letters to the Editor

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Selective moral outrage at Barnaby's repartnering a disgrace

Selective moral outrage at Barnaby's repartnering a disgrace

Where was the same press outrage over member of the ALP when they had affairs and broken marriages?: Letter writer

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Pensioners prepare to fight plans to scrap the Go Card

Pensioners prepare to fight plans to scrap the Go Card

If this "proposal” and I use the word loosely, goes ahead, I believe it's one of the most ridiculous ideas I have ever heard: Pensioners league

Letter asks what happened to the once mighty ABC

Letter asks what happened to the once mighty ABC

Letter: The ABC was once the benchmark of language, which encouraged everyone to converse in a comprehensible manner

Mon 12 Feb 2018

Why the Rattler Station Cafe is anti-competitive

Why the Rattler Station Cafe is anti-competitive

Letter: If private enterprise gets it wrong they go bankrupt

Toowoomba mum's concern over 'sexualised' teens

Toowoomba mum's concern over 'sexualised' teens

These girls are the first to wonder why they are being called “sl*ts”, why they were touched inappropriately and hit on...

Sun 11 Feb 2018

Roadcraft boss calls for national 'safe' driver program

Roadcraft boss calls for national 'safe' driver program

Do a defensive driving course and you will realise you've been getting by on "luck” and luck alone: Gympie Roadcraft boss on the national road toll

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Why must gun owners be punished for the actions of crooks?

Why must gun owners be punished for the actions of crooks?

Firstly, let me say that there are many good things in these laws: Gympie letter writer

Is all-male Gympie council a rugby league old boys club?

Is all-male Gympie council a rugby league old boys club?

Mayor Prayer Breakfast would have been excellent opportunity to invite an eminent female to be guest speaker, says letter writer

Kids as young as pre-school age sexting: Is this for real?

Kids as young as pre-school age sexting: Is this for real?

CHILDREN as young as pre-school age sexting. Is this for real? What on earth are parents doing?

Thu 8 Feb 2018

LETTER: Bells on bicycles should be compulsory

LETTER: Bells on bicycles should be compulsory

Letter writer Eloise Rowe says cyclists and motorists must have common courtesy.

Tue 6 Feb 2018

Find something you love and overcome bullying

Find something you love and overcome bullying

Having suffered bullying at school I can recall the intense pain this brings to the whole family, and the cruel mentality of those who inflict it.

Grid girls ban is political correctness gone mad

Grid girls ban is political correctness gone mad

Ban the entire fashion industry and ban all tabloid magazines and please stop talking about what Princess Kate and her children are wearing.

Mon 5 Feb 2018

Plenty of promises but no consultation on refund scheme

Plenty of promises but no consultation on refund scheme

YOUR SAY: On July 1, 2018, the Product Responsibility Organisation will commence managing and administering the Container Refund Scheme.

Sun 4 Feb 2018

How can a 14yo hope to survive the cyberbully plague?

How can a 14yo hope to survive the cyberbully plague?

The Time's Up movement, with women taking the lead, exposes the complete ineptitude of governments and laws to protect victims of bullying

Powerful Christmas spirit touched hundreds in Gympie region

Powerful Christmas spirit touched hundreds in Gympie region

Care parcels were also given to 50 other people who have been suffering with health problems, special needs or loneliness

Sat 3 Feb 2018

Promotion of gambling is a new low

Promotion of gambling is a new low

Letter: I suspect that most of your readers, like me, are not the slightest bit interested in wasting their cash on nags

January 26 will never be accepted as a day for celebration

January 26 will never be accepted as a day for celebration

'I believe the majority of Australians can understand that and, in a true spirit of reconciliation, would be happy to celebrate our national day on another date

Fri 2 Feb 2018

No excuse for ignoring the realities of invasion

No excuse for ignoring the realities of invasion

One can hope that the indigenous folks of this country get a fair go in every aspect of life in 2018 starting with a better result for the recognition campaign.

Protect journalism from ongoing 'theft' of work

Protect journalism from ongoing 'theft' of work

Sadly we see hundreds of journalists being sacked due to loss of revenue and profitability because online "news” sites are stealing stories.

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