Letters Archive


I received a phone call on February 6, the caller was so upset and distressed she was unable to speak clearly but she told me what street she lived in and then hung up. As I started to try to track her down she

Special charge scam

On recently receiving notice of an increase in the tax on my property under the Cape Paterson Special Charge Scheme from $21,400 to $22,064, I feel compelled to express my utter disgust with the Bass Coast Infrastructure Projects Department and the elected council’s main

ABC worth supporting

ABC is threatened again. Mr Abbott is angry about reporting alleged abuse to asylum seekers. Presumably he’s also objected to previous allegations, by victims, about paedophile priests. Time to tell them “hands off ABC” or risk losing the following (from Friends of ABC). Fact:

Council can’t control the tide

It was a truly glorious morning on Inverloch beach on Sunday, February 2. At 8.30am it was calm and tranquil with a clear blue sky and a definite warmth in the sun. People walked and children played, as did happy dogs. The tide was

Port release for the birds

The article ‘Sampling the Port’ in the January 29 edition derives from a January 21 media release by the State Minister for Ports, with the title ‘Summer environmental sampling underway for Port of Hastings development’. Both the article and the media release tout searches