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). …

One in a million: recognising our Second World War history

Dear Ed,Around one million Australians served during the Second World War, and many Australians today have a…

Legacy Week

Dear Ed,As you are aware COVID-19 is impacting on a lot of people in the world…

What about it Council?

Dear Ed,Once again, top marks to our wonderful local newspaper, the Independent. It is going from…

The Spanish Flu epidemic

Dear Ed,Congratulations to you all for publishing in July 29th newspaper, the article by the Maclean…

This disquiet will turn to dismay

Dear Ed,There is disquiet in the local community regarding the level of commitment of the NSW…

Everybody needs a home

Dear Ed,Homelessness Week (3-8 August), and the theme is ‘Everybody needs a home’.The challenges of drought,…

The Smith Family – thank you

Dear Ed,I am writing to express my appreciation to everyone who supported The Smith Family’s 2020…

60th anniversary of the end of the Malayan Emergency

Dear Editor,On 31 July Australia will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Malayan…

Australians remember the ‘forgotten war’ on Korean Veterans’ Day

Dear Editor,On 27 July we will commemorate the more than 17,000 Australians who fought in defence…

You good people

Dear Ed,You must all be chuffed with all those positive comments coming in re the paper. Well…

Love your work

Dear Ed,Hi Independent, thanks John and crew.Great read this week (actually, still reading). Great letter/insight from Anne…

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