Letters Archive

Korumburra has just won Tattslotto – SENTINEL-TIMES COMMENT

By Michael Giles SURE, we’d like a Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, Big W, Officeworks, Bunnings IKEA and David Jones in Korumburra (some might not) but it’s not going to happen because the volume simply isn’t there. Apparently Coles and Woolworths both did their sums on

Let the figures speak

The free flow of information is paramount to the continued freedom upon which our democracy is based. We strongly believe that withholding information seriously disadvantages ratepayers and the community as a whole. It also impacts negatively on council’s reputation and standing in the community.

Bring on the air strip

I read with interest the recent discussion that has occurred over recent weeks regarding the new private airfield between Inverloch and Wonthaggi. Any initiative that will benefit the local tourist industry, assist in any way with State Emergency Services, must be a boost for

Nature Parks in Cowes? Surely not

Regarding the proposed Phillip Island Nature Parks office in Cowes: How can this be? Previous experience has always been that shire budget is so tight that it can’t afford to do anything unless it can get a grant. To be able to compete for

Councillors must insist on transparency – SENTINEL-TIMES COMMENT

By Michael Giles THERE is no doubt that the level of secrecy in Local Government in Victoria is plumbing new depths at the moment as indicated in recent weeks by the charges of “serious misconduct” levelled against East Gippsland Councillor Ben Buckley. Cr Buckley