Letters to the editor So why has there been a change of tactics in handling these new cuts at the ANU?
The hype and hysteria about public service job losses is utter nonsense.
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Tim Schildberger's touched on the reason for the difference in cost of things in Australia and the US - most Australian workers are paid a living wage.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The argument to introduce paid parking in the Parliamentary Triangle cannot be applied to Defence Headquarters at Russell.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Are ACT politicians serious about alternatives to jail? My answer would be no.
Letters to the editor Frank Zumbo says the ACT government abandoning part of its half-baked supermarket competition policy opens the way for direct community consultation on individual supermarket developments.
It is predictable that the ACT government becomes jumpy any time there are threats to the public service economy.
How dare these evil-minded ''PC'' people destroy older people's time with their grandchildren.
Last Sunday's editorial ''Pointing the finger at Canberra's bad drivers'' (May 5) was thought-provoking.
It is not unreasonable, from a technical - as distinct from a political - point of view, for Tony Abbott to state that ''as many federal public jobs as reasonably possible should be located away from Canberra''. Your editorial (''The public service is not a pork barrel'', May 8, p2), quite sensibly, gives support in principle to such a move, subject, of course, to proper arrangements that make it possible for public servants and federal facilities and programs to be distributed Australia-wide.
When are Australians going to understand that rising house prices are, if anything, a bad thing?
Crispin Hull usually manages a good argument but, in this case, seemingly not the facts.
Letters to the editor If governments are genuinely concerned about employee welfare, they should engage organisational psychologists.
Letters to the editor Making changes to the way Comcare operates is a good idea.
The ACT Law Society welcomes a no-fault catastrophic scheme for those injured in motor vehicle accidents.
Parking bans and clearways might ease the gridlock but do not address the real problem, which is too many Sunday drivers (''Plan to end weekend gridlock'', April 28).
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Medicare (aka Medibank) was initially funded from general revenue. Healthcare for all Australians has now crept up to being 2.5 per cent of income (plus the need for expensive health insurance). Now our pollies want to add another 0.5 per cent for the NDIS. Easy for them, they don't live on average wages.
Letters to the editor A society will be judged on how it cares for its less privileged and weaker citizens.
Letters to the editor The Gillard government should introduce a levy to fund its proposed disability scheme and Australians and the Parliament should support it.
Letters to the editor We consumers are to blame, at least in part, for this disaster.
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Nothing is perfect, but Tasmania's Hare-Clark system is by far the fairest electoral system in use.
Letters Ross Gittins says that in time we'll need surpluses to pay off government debt. This is only partly true.
St John's may provide ''charity day in and day out'' but this doesn't mean the church can deny people their lawful right.
Letters to the editor War is not a boxing match with Queensbury rules.
Letters to the editor An amendment to the act to include the Frontier Wars requires a simple stroke of a pen.
Criticism of ''Putting Anzac Day in its place'' misses the point entirely.
Why does the carnage from car bombs in countries such as Iraq rate a fewer words than Boston attack?