Opinion

Wed 21 Oct 2020

LETTERS: ALP has learned nothing from the last election

Premium Content LETTERS: ALP has learned nothing from the last election

Letters to the editor, SMSes and Harry’s View.

‘What drives someone to choose Gympie over other places?’

Premium Content ‘What drives someone to choose Gympie over other places?’

Cr Warren Polley says people have been drawn to Gympie for many reasons and none of them are wrong. Now he wants to hear your story

Widgee woman rejects political ‘propaganda’, sends it back

Premium Content Widgee woman rejects political ‘propaganda’, sends it back

LETTER: As a tax payer, I find this is a big waste of money. Probably a tiny morsel compared to the federal National Party paying $30 million for a block of land

Tue 20 Oct 2020

Why Schapelle Corby is Australia’s answer to Princess Di

Premium Content Why Schapelle Corby is Australia’s answer to Princess Di

The Brits had Princess Diana. All Australia ever wanted was a hairdresser who got busted in Bali hitting it hard on SAS Australia, writes Joe Hildebrand.

No political promise can prepare us for brave new world

Premium Content No political promise can prepare us for brave new world

LETTER: Virus from hell has created unique agenda that posed a labyrinth of twists and turns. Those who adjusted, survived the challenge, while many politicians have...

Mmmmmmmm.....Mullet! Who’s rocking the best one in Gympie?

Premium Content Mmmmmmmm.....Mullet! Who’s rocking the best one in Gympie?

It’s been called the worst haircut in the world, but love it or hate it, it’s back. Why, nobody can explain. But it’s 2020 so.. (shrugs shoulders)

GYMPIE BYPASS: City needs to transform and ‘grow the pie’

Premium Content GYMPIE BYPASS: City needs to transform and ‘grow the pie’

OPINION: My view is that while Gympie will miss passing traffic, much of that traffic found Gympie to be a nuisance.

Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

Premium Content Letters: Euthanasia is a licence to kill

Readers have their say on voluntary assisted dying, China’s attempts to block Australian imports, and empty election promises.

REVEALED: #31-37 of Gympie’s most influential of 2020

Premium Content REVEALED: #31-37 of Gympie’s most influential of 2020

POWER 40: The list is bigger and better than ever as we reveal the next seven who made the list of most influential of 2020. Full details here.

Numbers game: What Trad needs to win

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She’s the highest profile Government backbencher to ever contest a Queensland election, but the numbers show it’ll be tough for Jackie Trad to keep her seat.

Mon 19 Oct 2020

GYMPIE VOTES: Perrett puts ALP ahead of anti-vaxxers

Premium Content GYMPIE VOTES: Perrett puts ALP ahead of anti-vaxxers

As early voting gets underway in Gympie today, LNP candidate Tony Perrett has released his How To Vote card, with some interesting preferences

LETTERS: We must do all we can to protect Great Barrier Reef

Premium Content LETTERS: We must do all we can to protect Great Barrier Reef

It is crucial that we don’t lose corals to factors outside of climate change, such as poor water quality with high sediment and nutrient loads.

Our own Ardern delivering election masterclass

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New Zealand and Queensland have much in common and now Annastacia Palaszczuk is set to follow Jacinda Ardern in leading Labor to election victory over COVID-19.

Worrying sign state’s koalas are under threat

Premium Content Worrying sign state’s koalas are under threat

Scientists believe all is not well with the koala population in southeast Queensland, with some of the native animals being snapped with unusual fur colouring.

Sun 18 Oct 2020

Hugh Sheridan shows being gay is no longer a career killer

Premium Content Hugh Sheridan shows being gay is no longer a career killer

For decades, the status of a celebrity’s sexuality was a closely guarded secret if anything outside the norm. But what once seemed a publicity disaster is now very much...

Dan’s new plan shows he doesn’t trust bungling bureaucrats

Premium Content Dan’s new plan shows he doesn’t trust bungling bureaucrats

Uncle Dan’s latest stringent plan shows he’s freaking out about infection rates NSW can handle without a sweat.

‘Recreational forest users’ applaud Jerome’s stance

Premium Content ‘Recreational forest users’ applaud Jerome’s stance

‘We have had a number of candidates and parties who have supported our agenda to allow the people of Queensland greater access to their public land, but prior to the...

POWER 40: Sneak peek at Gympie’s most influential #39

POWER 40: Sneak peek at Gympie’s most influential #39

Standby as we introduce you to the 40 most influential and powerful men and women in the Gympie region in 2020, and coming in at Number 39 is Scott Beckett

How Ardern won ‘greatest victory ever’

How Ardern won ‘greatest victory ever’

She was expected to do well – but not this well. And now, Jacinda Ardern has stormed to victory in a landslide that surprised even herself.

Gympie candidate slams ‘restricted access’ to great outdoors

Premium Content Gympie candidate slams ‘restricted access’ to great outdoors

Jerome says ‘vast areas’ of national parks and reserves have been made off-limits for recreational and sporting activities.

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