Letters Archive

Save the farmers

An open letter to McMillan MP Russell Broadbent (he didn’t respond to this letter sent in April). We note that the redistribution of boundaries by the Australian Electoral Commission has resulted in McMillan/Monash becoming a more rural seat. As farmers in your electorate, we

Dragging the chain on tourism

by Michael Giles IT’S clear a new age of tourism and visitation has dawned on this area, Bass Coast and South Gippsland, but the authorities including the State Government and the two local shires have failed to keep pace with it. We saw that

Poor hungry patrons

What a privilege it was to attend the most professional, amateur theatre production of ‘The Boy from Oz’ recently at the Wonthaggi Union Theatre. How sad then to observe that many patrons, mostly children, were unable to survive an hour without food or drink.

Fixing our roads

VicRoads has listened to our communities and businesses who have told us loud and clear that the roads are not up to scratch to support the Gippsland region. The big takeaways from VicRoads’ community discussions in Gippsland last year was that our roads need

In the pit with Telstra problems

I live on a rural property 4.5kms from town. I am a pensioner. What the bloody hell is going on? I had a dispute with Telstra over billing. They had grossly overcharged me for the service. After four calls to the Ombudsman, I found