Letters to the Editor

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

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

Grey nomads sick of being called camping 'free loaders'

"WE DON'T want to stay in caravan parks that charge over $25 ... and then charge more because they think it's peak season".

Thu 5 Oct 2017

You owe it to posterity to vote on same-sex marriage

You owe it to posterity to vote on same-sex marriage

YOUR SAY: It is imperative that all Aussies have their say on this important and revolutionary issue.

Sat 30 Sep 2017

How Toowoomba to Brisbane passenger train would work

How Toowoomba to Brisbane passenger train would work

TWENTY odd years ago there were passenger trains from Toowoomba to Brisbane and buses ran to Helidon connecting to a rail motor service to Brisbane.

Wed 13 Sep 2017

Time for government to tax fat and sugar

Time for government to tax fat and sugar

I think that the government should place a higher tax on unhealthy food and drinks to discourage people from buying them.

Wed 30 Aug 2017

LETTER: Same-sex marriage debate compromising majority's rights

LETTER: Same-sex marriage debate compromising majority's...

With our own children demanding in our homes what everybody else has, we, through guilt or not wanting to offend or isolate them, give in to their tantrums.

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