May 2016

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 12:28 PM

THE Liberals’ budget fails the environment and the Great Barrier Reef, cuts billions from clean energy and tops up billions in hand outs to fossil fuel industry

LETTER: Budget fails the Great Barrier Reef

""A better budget would have invested in clean energy, not dirty energy, to help save the 69,000 jobs..."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 12:27 PM

THE half-sister of the woman snapped texting while driving in wet conditions on the Bruce Highway has spoken about the family’s concerns for her safety.

"I am famous now!" says woman texting at 110kmh in the wet

"Unnamed, I totally get the idea of sticking up for your family. I've also had a wayward family..."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 12:10 PM

I AM rather offended by Bill Hoffman's assertion (Daily 30/04) that we all should be ashamed of our Government's refugee policy.

LETTER: Not ashamed

""My point is that if you borrow money and invest it in productive activities that pay off the loan and..."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 11:16 AM

A woman pictured facing down hundreds of neo-Nazis has spoken of the anger that prompted her defiant gesture.

Woman who defied neo-Nazi protesters speaks out

"I have no sympathy whatsoever for the far right. But I did notice quite a contrast. She was..."

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CLIVE Palmer argues the case for his Fairfax legacy on the basis not of big-ticket infrastructure wins, but success at turning back 2014 Abbott Government budge

OUR SAY: Let's not forget that Clive Palmer did some good

"My problem was that I over estimated him. "

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 9:06 AM

YOUR editorial points to the terrible consequences from the hastily conceived and badly planned Traveston Dam as part of the Northern Network Pipeline solution

LETTER: Compensation due after dam fiasco

"That would mean the ALP admitting fault. They will never do this unless somebody else has to write the..."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 9:05 AM

The Republican Party Donald Trump aspires to lead is teetering on civil war and questions remain about how he will fund his campaign going forward.

Donald Trump now facing mutiny in Republican ranks

"Yet despite all of this he is a better candidate than Sanders and Clinton."

Commented on a story 5th May 2016 9:05 AM

Nambour's Michele Scoda has tried to give up smoking in the past but has extra motivation to try and quit again in light of another rise in tobacco tax.

The only way is up - but will price increases deter smokers?

"Not a smoker. No sympathy. But seriously, no government really wants smokers to quit. They'd be..."

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