I WAS SADDENED to hear of the death of another cyclist, this time on the Tarago Road. Although the law in NSW is clear about minimum passing distances which should prevent these tragic events the fact remains that on road cycling is still dangerous. It is frustrating that attempts to develop
Excellent letter in the Canberra Times responding ACT Government's irresponsible comments if you accidentally hit an animal on the road: Moral imperative IT IS CONTEMPTIBLE of Daniel Iglesias to use the reckless actions of two motor hoons as an opportunity to plug his equally contemptible annual kangaroos slaughter. This opportunism occurred after a
DEAR RESIDENTS of Mathews Lane, We recently had the pleasure staying at the Bungendore Showground/Camping Park, the peace and tranquillity of the area was delightful, so I can understand why you all enjoy living on the Lane. As lovely country and considerate people I implore you all to slow down at least
Dear Editor Is this what community debate about the Ellerton Drive extension (EDE) has sunk to? That question arose viewing the battle for ‘likes’ on the pro-EDE vs anti-EDE Facebook sites. We’ve all heard about pages that have ‘gone viral’ because viewers have sent it onto friends who do like-wise and
Dear Editor, The Queanbeyan City Council (QCC) seems to be hell bent on doing its best to build a road, the Ellerton Drive Extension (EDE) that the community does not want. At a recent community organised forum (24 August), over 70 members of the community gathered to discuss Queanbeyan Region Transport needs.
Dear Editor Steve Whan’s concerns about the mental health services in the Queanbeyan region (read here), which I understand extends out to Braidwood and beyond, strikes a chord with me. I worked as a clinical psychologist in the Queanbeyan Mental Health Team from 2004 to 2008, and I fondly remember how much
Since its election last year, the federal government has set out to abolish everything that has a whiff of climate change about it, beginning with what has become the crowd-funded Climate Council. It is now taking aim at the Renewable Energy Target, despite previously expressing support for it, but that