TEXTS TO THE EDITOR
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LEIGH TURNBULL. I would like to publically put my support behind ONE NATION. I had great hopes when my name sake became PM. However our two major parties take too much notice of the minority’s and ONE NATION, although controversial may get us thinking as a nation I have one comment to ONE NATION please vet your candidates carefully. We need decent human beings to represent our nation
SN, YPN. ADF says a study into the potential social and economic impacts of its SWB landgrab is under way and due to report mid 2017, has already started acquiring the land! Is the ADF out of control?
OLDTIMER COKY. The existing S.W.B army area was once grazing properties, the homes and livelihood of families. Having your home, land and childrens future taken away can never be fully compensated for. Likewise, generations of hard work, planning and management have gone the properties in the expansion area. We must value our graziers more and stand up for them. We need our food producers. They should be at the top of the ‘economic plan’ not overseas military and mines. Do not let more good land be wasted!!
SN, YPN. Mackay airport terminal for Adani is a bid to steal what may be Rocky’s share of the jobs. RRC must respond quickly with a counter offer or see our share of the economic benefits go to more proactive Mackay!
TG ROCKHAMPTON. People are rightly outraged about politicians and inappropriate travel claims and misuse of tax payer funded resources. I think most would be more shocked if the waste and inappropriate use of resources in our public service was exposed.
There is certainly a culture of entitlement alive and well in our government departments and the quantum of the inappropriate or misaligned use of taxpayer dollars would dwarf anything our pollies are doing.
TYTO, ROCKY. Until Landry and Canavan say over my dead body to the SWBTA expansion plan, and swear to vote against it in parliament, they have no credibility in CQ. Stop waffling Michelle: the answer to this plan is a simple NO.
RM, BERSERKER. Now that the army is taking all that prime grazing land i guess the road trains through Rocky streets wont be needed?
RATEPAYER. Thanks for looking at us ratepayers’ interests Margaret. Would you now be able to get someone to fix the dirt track that lower Ibis Avenue has degenerated into? Yes, we ratepayers are asking and yes, I believe the Ave is still part of Rockhampton. Thanks Editor’s note: Mayor Strelow has been approached for comment.
CHEVY. It’s about time that the thieves who operate the local service stations are brought to account. I was under the impression that the ACCC deemed that collusion was illegal so how do these parasites get away with jacking up the price of fuel all at the same time. Michelle Landry needs to investigate why we are being ripped off.
DE AMALGAMATION. So howmany people who live in the Rockhampton ratepayer region go to the Capricorn Coast to enjoy the wonderful facilities provided by the Livingstone Council ! Really Margaret it cuts both ways. Never really got over de-amalgation.
COL RKX. Thanks to your response to my text, NWH TIMMS. I’d say most people would not have known about the “Lima Declaration” but there’s one thing for sure, they should fight to overturn it.
RM ST LAWRENCE. The Phantom is very violent at present; where are the "one punch " police ?