Letters to the Editor

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’

Fri 11 Oct 2019

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Get behind me to usher in fresh start

premium_icon LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Get behind me to usher in fresh start

Mayoral candidate Teresa Harding has issued a heartfelt invitation to residents for a fresh start in Ipswich.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

No sympathy for councillors who left city a 'decaying mess'

premium_icon No sympathy for councillors who left city a 'decaying mess'

'Each of the sacked councillors should be extremely pleased they lost only their jobs'

'Children are changing ideology and us fossils can't cope'

premium_icon 'Children are changing ideology and us fossils can't cope'

One letter writer is standing up for the younger generation

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

Thu 26 Sep 2019

The secret art of keeping swooping magpies away

premium_icon The secret art of keeping swooping magpies away

And it doesn't involve tying cables tie to your hat.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Dog owners should stop their roaming pets

premium_icon Dog owners should stop their roaming pets

Do the right thing and obey the laws, people.

'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

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".

Thu 12 Sep 2019

OPINION: Drop the jobs angle from dumps debate

premium_icon OPINION: Drop the jobs angle from dumps debate

THE CEO claims hundreds of jobs depend on the waste industry in Ipswich, but landfills are not big employers, says this reader.

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’

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Perrett says NAPLAN 'won't fix the problem' - what problem?

premium_icon Perrett says NAPLAN 'won't fix the problem' - what problem?

LETTER: Mr Perrett says NAPLAN "won't fix the problem”, but does not state what he thinks the problem is.

OPINION: The real issue council candidates need to address

premium_icon OPINION: The real issue council candidates need to address

Are they missing the mark on election campaign platforms?

Sat 7 Sep 2019

'Disgust' at explosives factory approval

premium_icon 'Disgust' at explosives factory approval

'I suppose we should be used to being treated as second-class citizens'

Mon 26 Aug 2019

More Newstart will help more people into jobs

premium_icon More Newstart will help more people into jobs

Scott Morrison and at least most federal government MPs want unemployed Australians to get a job.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

‘Hey stranger, need a lift? Just take my ute’

premium_icon ‘Hey stranger, need a lift? Just take my ute’

A tourist to the Sunshine Coast was thrilled by the generous and trusting nature of a local who he had asked for directions.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Adani protestors: Climate anarchists or freedom fighters?

premium_icon Adani protestors: Climate anarchists or freedom fighters?

READER: I have attended Adani-mine protests and I am proud of that.

Sun 11 Aug 2019

OPINION: Most people want a secular Australia

premium_icon OPINION: Most people want a secular Australia

"People in this country have the freedom to practise whatever religion they want, but now Christians believe they should have special rights to discriminate”

Mon 29 Jul 2019

LETTER: Is climate change really to blame?

premium_icon LETTER: Is climate change really to blame?

'There are no full unmitigated truths that can prove the death of bush in the Girraween National Park has anything to do with climate change only assumptions.'

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Gympie election candidate stirs up social media storm

premium_icon Gympie election candidate stirs up social media storm

Environmental request creates strong reactions from Gympie Facebook followers.

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