Letters Archive

Wonthaggi’s got the green light

By Michael Giles AFTER what seemed like an eternity in construction and a few hiccups in the first weeks of operation, the new traffic lights in Wonthaggi have been a welcome improvement. That is especially so for people using Korumburra Road where you could

End game fears for Strzelecki Ranges

I drove to Morwell from my place at Turtons Creek, a journey undertaken so often. Passing through Boolarra I was obliged to show down to allow “mother duck” followed by a line of ducklings, to cross the road. What a beautiful sight! Mother duck

Work cut out for them

As a woman, I am concerned that the level of reported sexual assault has increased in our Shire. The Crimes Statistics Agency has reported an increase to 145 sexual offences in the year to June 2018, when in 2009 there were 21 reports. The

Rates revolt

Concerned about spiralling rate increases in South Gippsland Shire (9.7% this year on my property) I decided it was time to lodge an objection to my current valuation. As stated on the back of the Rate Notice: “Forms are available from Council office during

Hospital first, pool can come later

I write in defence of our Wonthaggi swimming pool. Your editorial’s denigration of the pool appears more reflective of your own rather precious expectations than the pool’s excellent condition and does a disservice to the efforts of the staff and management who work hard
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