Letters to the Editor

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.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

How you can help homeless people in need

How you can help homeless people in need

WHEN you’re facing a huge energy bill, do you turn down the heating or do you go without meals?

Sat 9 Jun 2018

Extraordinary act of kindness in moment of need

Extraordinary act of kindness in moment of need

ALLOW me to tell you and your readers about an extraordinary act of kindness extended to me by a denizen of your city.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Is it time to reclaim free speech?

Is it time to reclaim free speech?

EDITOR Steve Etwell penned: “Surely there are people out there with an opinion” (TC, 02/06).

Tue 24 Apr 2018

LETTER: Time for royal commission into fuel prices

LETTER: Time for royal commission into fuel prices

IF IT'S good enough for banking to face a Royal Commission then its time for those running the petrol industry to suffer the same scrutiny.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Weed debate: '29,000 people in Toowoomba are stoners'

Weed debate: '29,000 people in Toowoomba are stoners'

The only thing pot is good for is eating pizza and watching The Simpsons.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Comm Games closing ceremony 'embarrassing and disgusting'

Comm Games closing ceremony 'embarrassing and disgusting'

I trust that the closing ceremony which consisted mostly of insignificant small-time political garbage will be tossed into the trash bin of games history.

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.

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