Letter to the Editor / On Political (Im)partiality in Local Media
“I am becoming increasingly concerned about the level of misinformation being peddled by the LNP and their followers….”
Letter to the Editor / On The Demise of the Bally Hooley
I personally find now that John’s present actions regarding the retirement of Bally Hooley to be very short-sighted and a quote from him to “be able to view this fascinating piece of history forever” is perhaps overstated since who will take over responsibility from here on?
Letter to the Editor / Four Mile Beach Foreshore Devastation
Dear DouglasNews.Network, I am concerned by the way that property owners in Four Mile Beach have been allowed to destroy the foreshore vegetation and create…
Letter to the Editor / Duty of Care to Future Generations
I had noted, but not grasped the significance of, the recent decision brought down in the case of Sharma v the Minister for the Environment, where eight school children challenged the minister (Sussan Ley) to uphold her duty of care for the future generations, and not approve a specific coal mine expansion in Northern NSW.
Letter to the Editor / Marina Carpark-A Slight on all of Port Douglas
As I was walking around our beautiful Port this morning, I was struck by the decrepit state of the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina carpark.
Letter to Editor / Douglas Shire Council Funding for Developers
$1 million in rate payer money to assist developers? Are they crazy in Douglas Shire Council? Who are the Councillors that voted for this?
Open Letter / The Reef Is In Danger. Pretending That It Is Not, Helps Nobody.
❝I write to you as a person with a long history in water quality and its impact on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in support of the recommendation to list the site as “In Danger”.
Having been involved with farming, water quality and the reef for 30 years, I have some insight into the impact of water pollution and solutions to it.❞
Letter to the Editor / Warren Entsch Promises
Today’s featured Letter to the Editor is submitted by Val Schier addressing recent promises by the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Mr Warren Entsch.
Letter to the Editor / An Open Letter to Paul Makin of FAB FM
“If the town planning system had worked, how would a five-level development such as the Coconut Grove have been approved? “
Letter to The Editor / What Happened at Wonga Beach?
“During January, the department undertook some vegetation management on state land adjacent to Wonga Beach. This involved treatment of Singapore Daisy to reduce its competition with 213 germinating native seedlings. It also saw the treatment of 65 coconut trees that were competing with other desirable native species.”