Letters to the Editor

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Tax cuts were nothing but a cynical ploy to buy votes

premium_icon Tax cuts were nothing but a cynical ploy to buy votes

We have the most inexperienced Treasurer in memory in Josh Frydenberg who wouldn't know how to play Monopoly.

Mon 1 Jul 2019

If we stopped eating meat, would it really reduce emissions?

premium_icon If we stopped eating meat, would it really reduce emissions?

If we all stop slaughtering cattle and sheep in Australia based on today’s numbers, we'd have in excess of 26 million cattle to feed and 70 million sheep.

Tue 25 Jun 2019

'Time for sensible discussion about nuclear power'

'Time for sensible discussion about nuclear power'

Tweed doctor says the energy source should be discussed.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Reader: Freedom of speech in the Folau Furore

premium_icon Reader: Freedom of speech in the Folau Furore

'Israel Folau is copping stick from some for seeking public donations - but this issue is bigger than just Folau'

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Chinese ute’s Ford Ranger copycat fail

Chinese ute’s Ford Ranger copycat fail

At first glance this looks like a Ford Ranger Wildtrak ute but there’s a major query on its build quality.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Ensure you get what you pay for

Ensure you get what you pay for

A reader checked the vehicle identification number of his new ute — and discovered all was not as it seemed.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Is the Jaguar I-Pace better than a Tesla?

Is the Jaguar I-Pace better than a Tesla?

With the recent launch of the new Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV our readers wonder if it is superior to tesla’s ‘falcon-wing’ doored family hauler.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Buy a prestige SUV that never goes off-road — or get a luxe wagon that looks equally classy at the golf club

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Roos: to collect or swerve?

Roos: to collect or swerve?

DRIVE to the conditions in rural areas — if kangaroos are about, drop your speed and stay alert.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

Heartbreak as old, former puppy farm dog stolen near Gympie

We love Tara so much please let her come home.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

LETTERS: Fair go for Pauline

LETTERS: Fair go for Pauline

THE media has had a field day last week in highlighting the despicable and unjust attack on DrKaren Phelps in her run-up to the by-election.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

LETTERS: We can't allow inmates to be killed

LETTERS: We can't allow inmates to be killed

ON WORLD Day Against the Death Penalty, attention is drawn to capital punishment as a cruel and barbaric state-sponsored murder.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

It’s not a ‘driver’ shortage

It’s not a ‘driver’ shortage

THERE isn’t a driver shortage. There isn’t even a skilled driver shortage.

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Industry is alarmed by political run-off on blueberries

Industry is alarmed by political run-off on blueberries

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Doctor praised for saving local mothers lives

Doctor praised for saving local mothers lives

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

premium_icon Toowoomba cycling champion diagnosed with brain tumour

CHAMPION mountain bike and BMX rider Jared Graves has been struck by a brain tumour diagnosis.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

Huge threat Australia is ignoring

IT’S the life-and-death issue on which Australia is “irresponsible to the extreme”. And 30 leading experts in the field are furious.

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.

Wed 25 Jul 2018

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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