Letters to the Editor

Mon 25 Mar 2019

OPINION: Right to freedom of speech depends on who says it

premium_icon OPINION: Right to freedom of speech depends on who says it

LETTER: Take Pauline Hanson, for example. The moment she entered parliament she has been fair game for one and all.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

Stay close, be kind: Gympie woman's NZ sister pens her shock

premium_icon Stay close, be kind: Gympie woman's NZ sister pens her shock

'Waking up this morning, it is hard to believe that this dreadful insult on decent human beings, has been performed by other humans.'

Fri 15 Mar 2019

YOUR SAY: The enigma of the Darling part II

premium_icon YOUR SAY: The enigma of the Darling part II

The second in writers series about the crisis engulfing the Darling River system

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Mum of murdered schoolgirl wants death penalty back

premium_icon Mum of murdered schoolgirl wants death penalty back

'For years I could not accept death penalty because of guilt that I would carry around. Could I have lived with that person's death on my soul?'

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Unanswered facts on the new bypass tunnels

premium_icon Unanswered facts on the new bypass tunnels

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Is the Jaguar I-Pace better than a Tesla?

Is the Jaguar I-Pace better than a Tesla?

With the recent launch of the new Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV our readers wonder if it is superior to tesla’s ‘falcon-wing’ doored family hauler.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Charities see the worst of society

premium_icon Charities see the worst of society

What's the got the Coffs Coast talking?

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Buy a prestige SUV that never goes off-road — or get a luxe wagon that looks equally classy at the golf club

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Bad call on funding shortfall for Crime Stoppers

premium_icon Bad call on funding shortfall for Crime Stoppers

This organisation solved many crimes and was a respected and viable asset to our under-manned police service.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Swamp is a developer's term

premium_icon Swamp is a developer's term

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Solar for our future, but not in our backyard

Solar for our future, but not in our backyard

ONLINE POLL: What Advocate readers have had to say about the Coffs Coast's proposed solar farm.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Coffs Coast shares it bouquets and brickbats

premium_icon Coffs Coast shares it bouquets and brickbats

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Seeing the view through the vegetation

premium_icon Seeing the view through the vegetation

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Best way to deal with worry

premium_icon Best way to deal with worry

It has recently been acknowledged that “worry” is essential, however what shall we do with it?

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Leyonhjelm says Gympie columnist pathetically ill informed

premium_icon Leyonhjelm says Gympie columnist pathetically ill informed

Liberal Democrat Senator comes out swinging at Gympie Times columnist Colin Claridge, who he says does not know him, nor understand the electoral system

Mon 14 Jan 2019

'I'd become completely obsessed': Why resident quit Facebook

premium_icon 'I'd become completely obsessed': Why resident quit Facebook

'Then one day I woke up and realised I had a serious problem.'

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded a racist

premium_icon Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded a racist

I agree Nazi salutes aren’t the best way to go, but Senator Fraser Anning shouldn’t be branded racist for wanting effective Australian border protection.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Have no sympathy for law breakers

Have no sympathy for law breakers

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Coffs council bullied over bypass stance

premium_icon Coffs council bullied over bypass stance

What's got the Coffs Coast talking?

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Bluesfest paid parking fury: 'We want a refund'

premium_icon Bluesfest paid parking fury: 'We want a refund'

LOYAL punters are seeking advice from NSW Fair Trading after Bluesfest's controversial decision to introduce paid parking at next year's event.

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