Letters to the Editor

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.

Fri 29 Dec 2017

"We couldn’t even vote with the courage of our convictions"

"We couldn’t even vote with the courage of our convictions"

WHAT did Australians do in the face of President Trump’s bullying tactics over UN vote criticising the pre-emptive move to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem?

Wed 13 Dec 2017

Toowoomba man warns of Centrelink scam after letter, call

Toowoomba man warns of Centrelink scam after letter, call

I RECEIVED a message on my answering yesterday from a person claiming to be with Centrelink informing me that I was going to receive a raise in my pension.

Wed 22 Nov 2017

Opinion: George Christensen 'on record' to vote yes

Opinion: George Christensen 'on record' to vote yes

George is now on record as saying he will vote yes but only as long as adequate protections are in place, or may abstain, writer says

Wed 8 Nov 2017

RETRO LETTER: 'Married women shouldn't work'

RETRO LETTER: 'Married women shouldn't work'

IN THE first of a regular series, we're sharing letters to the NewsMail from bygone eras.

Sun 5 Nov 2017

NBN will present the elderly with headache

NBN will present the elderly with headache

NBN debacle delivered by the Turnbull Government is leaving many elderly and incapacitated people totally stranded

Sun 29 Oct 2017

'No' not a negative in the upcoming vote

'No' not a negative in the upcoming vote

A no voter can be very positive and loving towards those with whom they disagree on such an important issue as same sex marriage

Wed 25 Oct 2017

Toowoomba 'vote no' campaigner doused with liquid, abused

Toowoomba 'vote no' campaigner doused with liquid, abused

A TOOWOOMBA 'vote no' campaigner writes into The Chronicle to detail an attack during his campaigning efforts in the city.

Mon 16 Oct 2017

Would you eat meat that was created in a lab?

Would you eat meat that was created in a lab?

IN recent months several abattoirs and meat works have closed.

Sun 15 Oct 2017

How can one complaint shut down a business?

How can one complaint shut down a business?

Letter: I have never been so disgusted with a council as I am with Gympie at this time.

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Owen lashes out at 'unjust' Australian gun laws

Owen lashes out at 'unjust' Australian gun laws

Firearm Owners Association of Australia president Ron Owen says bad people will always find the tools to do bad things - gun laws are meaningless to them

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