Letters to the Editor

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Migrants must integrate by learning English

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Readers have their say on the role of migrant integration in the spread of COVID, the penalties for those who abuse restrictions, and controlling petrol prices.

LETTERS: Australia has no EU to save it from Labor

Premium Content LETTERS: Australia has no EU to save it from Labor

From rule-breakers and nanny states to homelessness and NRL’s latest hair styles – here are your letters to the editor.

Concerns raised over the 2020 Carnival of Flowers

Premium Content Concerns raised over the 2020 Carnival of Flowers

"The council should not have the right to put the tourist dollar before our health."

Wed 5 Aug 2020

LETTERS: Throw the book at those who threaten our health

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The name ‘Karen’ is now associated with these kinds of rule-breakers. It is symptomatic of “oppositional defiance disorder”.

LETTERS: Vegans are stealing meat-eaters ideas

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Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

LETTER: GP hotline to help veterans

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Minister for Veterans’ Affairs describes helping hotline

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Throw the book at those who threaten our health in this time

Premium Content Throw the book at those who threaten our health in this time

LETTER: Queenslanders are toeing the line and are being rewarded: free to travel in the state of origin. Play with fire and you’ll get burnt

Put aged care blame where it belongs

Premium Content Put aged care blame where it belongs

Readers have their say on the aged care crisis exposed by COVID-19, calls to jail covidiots, and the Christian college’s controversial text on homosexuality.

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Smart Phone! Dead Driver!

Smart Phone! Dead Driver!

Drivers using mobile phones to speak and text with others and checking their social media status and likes when driving are playing Russian roulette.

Hard to see who will benefit from this change

Premium Content Hard to see who will benefit from this change

A letter writer claims a minority has risen to create a new order that relies on old welfare.

Sun 2 Aug 2020

LETTERS: Wind and solar farms are unpredictable

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In comparison, fossil-fuelled generation plants work 24 hours a day and every day for half a century or more.

Fri 31 Jul 2020

Should COVID rule breakers be charged with manslaughter?

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A Daily letter writer has called for tougher penalties during the coronavirus crisis, believing those who disobey quarantine rules should be charged with...

Thu 30 Jul 2020

Qld letters: Border closure a blow to business

Premium Content Qld letters: Border closure a blow to business

Readers have their say on Queensland’s decision to close the border to visitors from Sydney and people raiding their super accounts.

Why John Kerr was right to dismiss Gough Whitlam

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"It is abundantly clear that Sir John Kerr acted very properly and courageously throughout."

Wed 29 Jul 2020

LETTERS: ‘Queensland needs a crime crackdown’

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Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

LETTERS: Poor choice of political leaders

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Readers have their say on Queensland’s dearth of political leadership, NRL players’ salaries, and China’s sabre-rattling.

Thank the COVID shuffle to feel human again

Premium Content Thank the COVID shuffle to feel human again

A letter writer has called on residents to acknowledge awkward interactions borne of social distancing measures.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

‘How dare you risk my life’: Anger at ‘arrogant’ protests

Premium Content ‘How dare you risk my life’: Anger at ‘arrogant’ protests

A letter writer vulnerable to COVID-19 has criticised Black Lives Matter protesters, claiming the gatherings only “alienate” residents from their cause.

Questioning controversial Fifita switch

Premium Content Questioning controversial Fifita switch

The big loser in this action is of course the Broncos who have nurtured this young man’s talent for a number of years at a cost, this cost is now a complete loss to...

Mon 27 Jul 2020

LETTERS: BLM a ‘highly supported group backed by companies’

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THERE are many that take the main stream media at face value, when in fact Donald Trump is closer to the truth, when he refers to it as fake news.

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