Letters to the Editor
12:00 AM Scott Morrison can't justify the removal of children and their families from Christmas Island to the mainland.
The federal government has pushed through significant changes to the Medicare system, with further proposed legislation undermining the role and value of Australian general practitioners.
It was Henry Ford, of all people, who said "wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a byproduct of providing a useful service."
Further to the Sunday Canberra Times front-page article on Woolworths’ Majura Park pricing, their online fuel app has been reporting that outlet’s fuel prices at the non-discounted level since Costco petrol opened.
Malcolm Turnbull talked not about the need for greater security or retribution, but about the upswelling of love and unity.
It’s only through the dedicated efforts of a band of great educationists that the college has bounced back.
ISIS and their affiliates are doubtless delighted this is being portrayed as an act of terrorism, as having communities beset by fear suits their plans perfectly.
Sadly, three people have died in a cafe. The media’s reporting style is increasing the likelihood of a repeat episode.
It was sad to see that our departing Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, had to write her own testimonial.
I was not surprised to read that another retired conservative politician has had their bank balance bolstered courtesy of the taxpayer.
I find it difficult to accept rabbi Meltzer’s reference to tolerance and respect in regard to the sale of items relating to Second World War Germany.
Lies, deceit, half-truths and sophistry now define Abbott’s government.
A massive organisation should have a management team capable of the simple task of reducing its budget by 5 per cent.
Never in the history of this territory has so much public money been committed with so little public debate.
The argument for the light rail being essential to Northbourne Avenue's redevelopment is a very expensive nonsense
it was very pleasing to note the assembly’s reservations about the government’s one-size-fits-all approach.
Katy Gallagher can now farewell light rail and Mr Fluffy homes. She deserves some respite after all these years.
Rezoning the affected Mr Fluffy sites in RZ1 prior to a compulsory buy-back would have given owners choice.
I doubt that Tony Abbott blaming things on the current opposition’s "negativity" will cut much ice as a convincing excuse by mid-2015.
If restrictive measures apply to donations to all parties, then that helps to keep the playing field level.
These are not speculators hoping to capitalise on prime blocks of land. These are people wanting to stay in place, in their community.
Letters to the Editor There is a reason why decisions on electoral boundaries are taken out of politicians’ hands.
Plans by the Gallagher government to change electoral funding in the ACT will cost ACT taxpayers and entrench the two big parties in the ACT.
While the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes is tragic, the outburst of collective national grief is totally out of proportion.
Tony Trobe and David Shearer obviously approve of our town council’s profitable solution on Mr Fluffy properties.
Treasurer Barr, how can you countenance the establishment of yet another review into the process of setting water and sewerage prices in the ACT? You’ve just appointed a ‘‘former senior public servant’’ to lead this review (Canberra Times, November26, p3) before the industry panel you set up to review the same process, has released its draft report.
Last weekend, I attended a house auction. There was only one bid. There were four Mr Fluffy owners (that I recognised) in audience. None had registered. The house was passed in.
Judith Ireland and Rick Feneley (‘‘ABC budget cuts: the fallout’’, Forum, CT, November 22) outline various scenarios and views about government cutbacks to the ABC.
I feel so sorry for any Mr Fluffy owner who was not aware of their homes' contamination.