YOUR SAY: Cyclists must play their part on our roads

Story Published: 3 Nov 2015

THE PROBLEM with cyclists on the open road is the inevitable speed difference between bikes and cars, which is why bikes...

Cyclists, Factor, Opinion, Problem, Speed, Toowoomba, Your Say

EDITORIAL: Spare a thought for those less fortunate

Story Published: 8 Dec 2015

THREE weeks out from Christmas and you’re told you no longer have a job.

Adopt-A-Family, Christmas, Editorial, Mackay, Opinion

OPINION: Did Dick Smith take money knowing they were gone?

Story Published: 6 Jan 2016

WE are all told it’s not polite to hand out cash to the kids at Christmas time because it means you couldn’t be bothered...

Dick Smith, My Comment, Opinion

OPINION: Why I would not get a Southern Cross tattoo again

Story Published: 22 Jan 2016

In recent years I’ve watched in horror as a symbol I love so much has become a badge used to justify beliefs I just don’t...

Australia, Opinion, Southern Cross

WATERCOOLER: Dump the Queen? Go dump yourselves!

Story Published: 5 Feb 2016

JOHNO'S SAY: I love the monarchy, I love the Queen and I especially love our flag. A bit of respect...

Blog, Editors Picks, Johno'S Say, Monarchy, Opinion, Republic Debate, Toowoomba

OPINION: It's the drink speaking...

Story Published: 12 Sep 2015

A DRUNKEN man walks into a bikie bar, sits down at the bar and orders a drink.

My Comment, Opinion

OPINION: Abbott's the dolt in charge, what could go wrong?

Story Published: 9 Sep 2015

DECENCY and force. What a peculiar promise from a Prime Minister now without clothes, exposed as a dolt in the rooms of our...

Editors Picks, Opinion, Politics, Tony Abbott

OUR SAY: New PM a breath of fresh air

Story Published: 16 Sep 2015

AUSTRALIA may have had five prime ministers in five years but I think Monday night’s decision is the right one for the...

Comment, Gympie, Letter, Malcolm Turnbull, Opinion, Our Say, Our Views

OPINION: Is Peter Greste our next Australian of the Year?

Story Published: 3 Oct 2015

The next chapter in the story of Australian journalist, Peter Greste made writing this week's commentary quite easy.

Australian Of The Year, Gympie, Opinion, Peter Greste

Melbourne Cup: Is it really the race that stuffs a nation?

Story Published: 3 Nov 2015

AH, the Melbourne Cup - the race that stops a nation. Or should that be the race that stuffs a nation?

Editors Picks, Education, Facebook, Gambling, Melbourne Cup 2015, Opinion, Schools, Social Media

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