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

10 tips about traveling overseas for first timers

Story Published: 23 May 2016

Friends and strangers have kindly shared their tips about overseas travel ahead of my first overseas adventure. Can you add...

Airports, Flights, Opinion, Overseas Travel, Planes, Travel

Opinion: life's better with a driver's license

Story Published: 20 Mar 2016

Does owning a car still mean freedom to today's younger generation?

Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Cars News, Holden Spark, Motoring, Opinion, Road Trip, Young Drivers

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

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: 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

SOAP BOX: The Aussie experiences no one warns you about

Story Published: 31 Mar 2016

MOST people know Australia is home to some of the most venomous creatures in the world, and when it comes to spiders and...

Australian Animals, Opinion, Soap Box

Jack's column: Oi, Kiwis, we won ... thet’s awkward

Story Published: 26 Feb 2016

For so long, the New Zealand cricket team has publicly prided itself on being the “nice guys” of world sport.

Cricket, Opinion, The World According To Jack

Can 7-Eleven be trusted to clean up its own mess?

Story Published: 15 May 2016

The head office of the 7-Eleven franchise is dismantling an independent claims panel established in the immediate wake of...

7-Eleven, Editors Picks, Opinion

WATERCOOLER: Parents need to discipline kids, not teachers

Story Published: 19 Feb 2016

I WAS rereading some back issues of the Chronicle and came across a piece by Peter Chapman, our former editor.

Children, Discipline, Editors Picks, Letter To The Editor, Opinion

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