August 2016

Commented on a story 26th Aug 2016 11:49 AM

A READER (19/08) didn't see the funny side of the headline on the front page of the QT on Wednesday.

LETTER: Standards for bad language have changed

"I often stop and have a quick chat with people, and the word LIKE is used every 3rd or 4th word, so..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 1:31 PM

Should we have a public sex offenders' register? Maryborough MP Bruce Saunders has weighed into the  debate.

M'boro MP weighs in on having public sex offenders' register

"Every parent, brother, sister and grand parents should be told where any sex offender lives in and..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 1:30 PM

QUEENSLAND may soon be on its own - the only state in Australia where abortion is illegal.

It's time for Queensland to legalise abortion: Opinion

"Abortion, one of the aspects of life all females should have the ability to have, in the event of a..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 10:31 AM

About 20,600 premises will have to wait until the first half of 2017 to be able to hook into the NBN.

How long do you have to wait for NBN?

"Oh technology working to help us, tho I read where one company offered NBN for a fair price, until the..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 10:31 AM

A MASSIVE mulching machine has been working overtime to chew up hundreds of trees in the path of the new Tinana Interchange.

Hundreds of trees mulched to make way for new interchange

"I assume all the trees that were mulched, will also be removed to not re-grow and cause the road to..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 7:28 AM

The iconic Fraser Island is a popular tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world.

Ten reasons to visit the Fraser Coast as voted by you

"Fine dining, even though after 6.00 pm nothing is open bar the pubs, take aways and station square, so ..."

Commented on a story 24th Aug 2016 7:26 AM

'Statistically in the Wide Bay, we have a higher rate of young pregnant women smoking than other parts of Australia.'

Divided opinions on public smoking, where do you stand?

"So are illegal drugs, DV and child abuse, but smoking is easier to pick on simply because it's still..."

Commented on a story 23rd Aug 2016 8:53 PM

Bureau of Meteorology weather forecaster Diana Eadie said if storms develop from the deep upper level trough we could get up to 40mm of rain.

WET WEATHER: How much rain we can expect overnight

"if drivers follow road rules we'd have no deaths, if we followed signs we'd have no problems, if what..."

Commented on a story 23rd Aug 2016 10:14 AM

BASED on reader accounts and paranormal investigations, we've listen off the 10 places said to be most haunted in the region.

Are these the 10 most haunted places in Bundy?

"I see a ghost, where is the ghost, over there, over where, over there on the stairs doing the twist..."

Commented on a story 23rd Aug 2016 8:34 AM

Staff go above and beyond to help those who fall behind, says Light.

Council to look at 11% interest charged on overdue rates

"We had 1 letter warning us about our falling behind in our rates, due to outside events, we did get..."

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