Letters to the Editor

Mon 18 Nov 2019

'It's time to act on climate change'

premium_icon 'It's time to act on climate change'

YOUR SAY: The east coast of Australia is on fire. People are understandably upset as their homes and livelihoods are endangered.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Opinion: ‘Vaping a safer alternative for smokers’

premium_icon Opinion: ‘Vaping a safer alternative for smokers’

‘It is perplexing that Australia remains the only Western democracy to ban vaping’

Fri 25 Oct 2019

Wild dogs just as much an issue for farmers as the drought

premium_icon Wild dogs just as much an issue for farmers as the drought

"We need farmers so let’s take our hats off to them and the food they produce for us."

World owes much to press freedom

World owes much to press freedom

The world has much to thank the freedom of the press for, so don’t let it become victimised by petty bureaucracy.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

Would a Royal Commission into climate change be a start?

premium_icon Would a Royal Commission into climate change be a start?

It could be hard for its findings to be ignored, as the banking commission showed.

Sat 19 Oct 2019

Thu 17 Oct 2019

Blackwater attack: ‘What sort of scum does this?’

premium_icon Blackwater attack: ‘What sort of scum does this?’

A former resident has spoken out about the town she once loved, saying it is now out of control.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

‘People aren’t sheep, or are they?’

premium_icon ‘People aren’t sheep, or are they?’

‘The words of the internet are accepted all too readily by the gullible believers’

OPINION: 7 passionate Gympie letters to the editor

premium_icon OPINION: 7 passionate Gympie letters to the editor

OPINION: It's time the 2 ex-policeman (and their supporters) in Gympie council stop playing games for political gain

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Seqwater about to end Borumba fishing after 8 year fight

premium_icon Seqwater about to end Borumba fishing after 8 year fight

LETTER: As a result of the current situation and the uncertainty created by Seqwater, more than 50 per cent of the members did not renew their membership

Sat 5 Oct 2019

'Stunned' by Chamber, Perrett's lack of direction for Gympie

premium_icon 'Stunned' by Chamber, Perrett's lack of direction for Gympie

Letter writer believes those in business and politics should have an idea of where Gympie should go

Sun 29 Sep 2019

Baseless theories, guesswork, conclusions based on nothing

premium_icon Baseless theories, guesswork, conclusions based on nothing

"All the conspiracy theories in the world stack up beside Goldilocks when one tries to fathom the logic of the debate in Gympie Regional Council”

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Hypocrisy, thy name is conservative!

premium_icon Hypocrisy, thy name is conservative!

OPINION: Perrett, O'Brien, ScoMo and Trump are as bad as each other with their inconsistencies and flagrant hypocricy

Wed 25 Sep 2019

'Cows being slaughtered': Tragic reality of milk price wars

premium_icon 'Cows being slaughtered': Tragic reality of milk price wars

ONE Chronicle reader has described a tragic scene which show the impact low milk prices are having on our farmers

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Glib, cynical, self-serving - mayor's rates claims shot down

premium_icon Glib, cynical, self-serving - mayor's rates claims shot down

'I wonder if the mayor would be quite so smug if, like myself, he were hit with a 24% rate rise for this year, and 81% over the current council term?'

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Climate change-denying grandpa slams student 'riots'

premium_icon Climate change-denying grandpa slams student 'riots'

"MANY of these malcontents were young women who, in my opinion, would have been far better off attending to their needlework and cooking classes".

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Guess what's going to happen when 'Mt Bonnick' fills up...

premium_icon Guess what's going to happen when 'Mt Bonnick' fills up...

OPINION: Seriously, our plan appears to be to beg use of neighbouring councils' tips. At a substantial cost, no doubt.

ENOUGH! Fed up Gympie driver vows to let texters have it

premium_icon ENOUGH! Fed up Gympie driver vows to let texters have it

I'm completely over it and I cannot believe how much of an epidemic it has become. When did this become OK?

Fri 20 Sep 2019

NO GO: Curran, CEO, head-nodders have let us down too often

premium_icon NO GO: Curran, CEO, head-nodders have let us down too often

LETTER: All of a sudden the powers that be at Gympie Regional Council are out to prove how honest and transparent they are.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Opinion: ‘Cherish life from conception to natural death’

premium_icon Opinion: ‘Cherish life from conception to natural death’

‘The proposed euthanasia legislation is linked to aged and palliative care, which is frightening’

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