An Open Letter to the Prime Minister, Federal Treasurer, State Premiers and Territory Chief Ministers

Ecotourism and nature-based tourism is an important economic driver and extremely vital for many regional economies…

To all we say thank you

Dear Ed,The family of the late Winifred “Win “Jefferies would like to express our thanks and…

Happiness is a cuddly chicken

Dear Ed,Hi, my name is Tomas Slade and I am 9 years old. I live on…

Funds for GBH

Dear Ed,I note the question Where is the Money? (CV Independent 16/09, page 5). I certainly…

Solving the Koala dilemma

Dear Ed,Let’s start with controversial statement: “Koalas are diminishing in northern NSW because there is too…

Every day is World Environment Day

Dear Ed,Well it certainly is now, for whatever your postcode, you need clean AIR, AIR you…

No cats at James Street subdivision

Dear Ed,I commend Cr. Greg Clancy for his recommendation that owners of blocks on this proposed…

Bicycle footpath rage

Dear Ed,As a retired and aged journalist, may I seek your newspaper’s assistance in informing the…

A no-brainer for cash-strapped smokers

Dear Ed,The Federal Government’s latest increase in cigarette prices will do little to deter smokers in…

The Salvos celebrate 140 years serving Australians in need

Dear Editor,140 years ago, on September 5th, 1880, a tradie and a railway worker stood on…

May you live long and prosper!

Dear Ed,I am just writing to say it is great that the Independent community newspaper is…

Bad Boys Brutish Behaviour clubs. What’s the alternative?

Dear Ed,Here in Australia today on the corporate scene and both in Australia and overseas on…

Does the CV really want tourists?

Dear Ed,Well of course it does! Tourism is, a very important activity in the valley.But is…

To all those wonderful people

Dear Ed,Back on the 19th April 2020 my husband Roy had a bad fall out side…

New GP hotline to support veteran mental health

Dear Ed,General Practitioners (GPs) across Australia now have access to a new 24/7 hotline to assist…

Cameron Street cycle path?

Dear Ed,After the dust settles, pedestrian-cyclists going between Maclean and Townsend will have a longer but…

Speed on Iluka Road

Ed,The speed limit on the Iluka Road has been controversial and political for many years.In 2006…

Iluka Ladies Open Day

Ed,Just want to say thank you for the lovely article you did for our Ladies Golf…

The plight of regional free press

Ed,I read the article regarding financial support for regional newspapers in last week’s Independent (CVI 5/8/20). …

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