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March 9, 2021

Think carefully, vote wisely

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Seapeace: the late Tony Maxwell’s wetland legacy

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Rape, the law, and naming the man responsible

David Heilpern tackles key questions relating to the allegation of rape by a cabinet minister.

Parking permits

Liz Levy, Suffolk Park Why has Byron Shire Council decided to impose a layer of digital tyranny for residents wishing to...

Suffolk Park pump track for Cavanbah

Kathy Gleeson, Suffolk Park When I first heard of, and supported, the pump track at the Linda Vidler Park in Suffolk...

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Robin Harrison, Binna Burra I want to thank David Gilet for his appreciation of the thoughts I’ve shared here. It’s very...

Forum to address housing emergency, March 8

A grassroots movement is bringing women, community and art together on International Women’s Day (March 8) in an urgent push to solve the local housing emergency. 

Before we all roll over and vote for the new-image Abbott let’s remember it was only several months ago when he was relentlessly abusing Julia Gillard as a woman and denigrating the office of prime minister.

His mantra is ‘trust me’. He and his team refuse to be interviewed about his policies and costings. Well, I don’t trust a party that treats the electorate as fools.

Abbott’s party initially did not support the NDIS scheme, education reforms, mining tax and all the reforms Labor was able to get through parliament. We have no guarantees that they will honour education or the NDIS.

I don’t like Rudd. But I will vote for the Labor party as they support egalitarian policies. Fair and equitable access to education for our kids, better healthcare and support for the most vulnerable.

Hockey talks of waste by Labor. The halls, libraries, new classrooms now in every school in our region are something to celebrate.

A vote for Abbott is to let loose the thuggish behaviour he has exhibited these past years on the electorate. Think carefully and vote wisely!

Rhonda Ansiewicz, Federal

 


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