Letters to the Editor

Wed 4 Apr 2018

Bullying is not normal behaviour, it's sickening nonsense

Bullying is not normal behaviour, it's sickening nonsense

IT IS a promising sign that young adults in high schools are taking responsibility for their peers and younger students in an attempt to stamp out bullying.

Thu 1 Mar 2018

It's time to go, Malcolm

It's time to go, Malcolm

In the best interests of Australia, will the Liberal Party now step up to the mark and replace it's failing federal parliamentary leader?

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

Sat 10 Feb 2018

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.

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.

Thu 1 Feb 2018

Great illusion of prosperity in Australia

Great illusion of prosperity in Australia

Trump is only interested in big business control and exploitation of the world's resources.

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Beware of cowards who abuse animals

Beware of cowards who abuse animals

Animal abuse was a better predictor of sexual assault than previous convictions for homicide, arson, or firearms offences

Tue 23 Jan 2018

LETTER: Are Lismore businesses guilty of passive homophobia?

LETTER: Are Lismore businesses guilty of passive homophobia?

"SO MUCH was closed... the opportunities for a roaring trade were squandered”.

Sun 21 Jan 2018

'It's offensive to think changing a date will change lives'

'It's offensive to think changing a date will change lives'

Oppostion Leader Deb Frecklington says other efforts are needed in this letter to the editor.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

As an immigrant I ask: Where's the joy for Australia Day?

As an immigrant I ask: Where's the joy for Australia Day?

YOUR SAY: I AGREE with Barnaby Joyce that Australia Day is the day that the First Fleet arrived and Australia was therefore founded then.

Thu 18 Jan 2018

Australians must unite to learn from the past

Australians must unite to learn from the past

We need to work together to improve Aboriginal health, welfare and education.

Tue 16 Jan 2018

This is how one boarding school dealt with bullying

This is how one boarding school dealt with bullying

WHEN I was at a boy’s boarding school the college was set up as houses. One house had earned the reputation as the toughies’ house.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Maybe cyclists need to look at the way they are riding

Maybe cyclists need to look at the way they are riding

A TOOWOOMBA resident thinks bike riders need to take a closer look at their behaviour and improve their road craft.

Fri 12 Jan 2018

Climate change deniers full of hot air

Climate change deniers full of hot air

Once again, there are no clues as to where his ridiculous mish-mash of illogical ideas come from.

Mon 8 Jan 2018

Loathing towards cats needs to be changed

Loathing towards cats needs to be changed

Love them or hate them, cats do not deserve to be subjected to this form of cruelty, and most at some stage were someone's pet.

Sat 30 Dec 2017

'I don't understand why McVeigh voted for same-sex marriage'

'I don't understand why McVeigh voted for same-sex marriage'

WHILE some people may be congratulating John McVeigh on his elevation to the ministry. I still cant understand why he voted in favour of same-sex marriage.

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