Narrabri gas project decision

Dear Ed,The Grafton Knitting Nannas Against Gas are appalled at the decision of the NSW Independent…

Piliga gas fields

Dear EdRe:  850 CSG wells approved for the Narrabri Gas FieldsJust wondering what happens when the…

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…

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…

To all those wonderful people

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

Iluka Ladies Open Day

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

What about it Council?

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

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,…

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…

Postcards from Byron Series

Hello everyoneThis week in our Conversations from Byron podcast series we delve into the lives and…

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…

We really need the ABC

Dear Ed,The Covid-19 pandemic really has changed our world, for as the French poet, Paul Valery…

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