Letters to the Editor

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Worms, flies, maggots and crickets: Is this future lunch?

premium_icon Worms, flies, maggots and crickets: Is this future lunch?

WHAT would you like for lunch? Meal worms, flies, maggots or crickets? Yes, it’s true. They may well be the food of the future.

Mon 27 May 2019

Juvenile jail overcrowding 'the result of poor discipline'

premium_icon Juvenile jail overcrowding 'the result of poor discipline'

AUSTRALIA, open your eyes. The Four Corners program highlighted the result of years of turning a blind eye to proper discipline through parenting and schooling.

Thu 23 May 2019

There needs to be stricter laws on using gel blasters

premium_icon There needs to be stricter laws on using gel blasters

SO THERE’S now two reported incidents of gel blasters aimed at people. It makes one bristle at the thought of anyone’s eyes being damaged in any way.

Mon 20 May 2019

Why costs of not acting on climate change 'more concerning'

premium_icon Why costs of not acting on climate change 'more concerning'

At pre-polling in Toowoomba last week, this letter writer spoke to an LNP member who was concerned about how much acting on climate change will cost.

Mon 13 May 2019

'I have nightmares over the idea of Bill Shorten as PM'

premium_icon 'I have nightmares over the idea of Bill Shorten as PM'

"I OFTEN have nightmares about what will happen to Australia if the ALP wins this election."

Sun 12 May 2019

OPINION: I can do without watching a would-be PM cry

premium_icon OPINION: I can do without watching a would-be PM cry

I am not remotely interested in Mr Shorten's family, what his parents were or how they lived.

Fri 10 May 2019

‘This is what we feel when they walk out the door’

‘This is what we feel when they walk out the door’

"AS A partner of an interstate heavy vehicle driver my biggest fear every time he walks out the door is he won’t be coming home again."

Mon 6 May 2019

AN OPEN LETTER: If we kill the oceans we kill ourselves

premium_icon AN OPEN LETTER: If we kill the oceans we kill ourselves

An open letter to Australian politicians and councillors - you are missing one very important environmental policy in your election promises

Wed 1 May 2019

OPINION: Pro-coal loons convinced mine means prosperity

OPINION: Pro-coal loons convinced mine means prosperity

'There are a lot of people getting rich on the back of mining projects but it's almost never the people who live in the vicinity of them.'

Thu 25 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Thanks to the community on Anzac Day

premium_icon LETTERS: Thanks to the community on Anzac Day

EACH year sees the Bundaberg community join to honour Anzac veterans along with all veterans, at the Bundaberg Dawn Service and Civic Service...

Tue 23 Apr 2019

LAWYER'S OPINION: Questions need answering on Jewel ruling

premium_icon LAWYER'S OPINION: Questions need answering on Jewel ruling

Retired lawyer and development consultant Larry Lazarides has been a vocal commentator on the Jewel saga.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Farmers copping the flak

premium_icon LETTERS: Farmers copping the flak

FARMERS are the back bone of the country. Without us to provide food where would the rest of the population be?

Mon 15 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Local praise plus politics

premium_icon LETTERS: Local praise plus politics

EVERYONE involved with the recent production of Les Misérables at the Moncrieff should feel extremely proud.

Fri 12 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Vegans, politics, cadets

premium_icon LETTERS: Vegans, politics, cadets

FOR vegan activists to assert that it is morally wrong for me to eat meat is totally a load of claptrap.

Thu 11 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Paper bag anger

premium_icon LETTERS: Paper bag anger

PASSING through Brissie on the way home, I picked up some Subway close to Roma Street Station.

Tue 9 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Major problem with solar farming

premium_icon LETTERS: Major problem with solar farming

THE Wide Bay area is having $600 million dollars spent putting in more than one million solar panels as solar farms.

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.

LETTERS: Mental health, vegans and the Greens

premium_icon LETTERS: Mental health, vegans and the Greens

WITH some 4000 juveniles hospitalised for self injury surely there must be something seriously lacking in our mental health services?

Fri 5 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Urgent need for safety works on road corner

premium_icon LETTERS: Urgent need for safety works on road corner

I LIVE on the corner of Rosedale Rd and Meadowvale Rd and for years we have been petitioning the Department of Transport and Main Roads...

Thu 4 Apr 2019

LETTERS: Environmental approaches divided

premium_icon LETTERS: Environmental approaches divided

THOSE hundreds of coal-fired power stations currently being built in Asia are not being built to last 10-15 years.

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