Letters to the Editor

Letter: Begs the Question of Johnsen

Suppose you read the latest story in the Oz. “Two Nick Xenophon Team candidates could be disqualified if their bid for the lower house is successful, costing taxpayers more than $1 million to hold by-elections. Karen Hockley, who is contesting Boothby in South Australia’s southern suburbs, and Andrea Broadfoot, standing for Grey in the state’s […]



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Letter: Getting the Priorities Right

IN response to article Waverley Woes and Worries published yesterday, I would like to encourage all residents to bring things that matter to them to our attention. Council is not infallible and I understand how residents may become frustrated with government processes. As Mayor, one of my aims has been to streamline those processes so […]



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Letter: More Work for Locals

To the Editor, Some of your readers may remember the story Works for Everyone about Tamara St Ean, she was working two part jobs but to fulfill her obligation was required to work additional hours as a volunteer. SNRC provided the additional hours to assist with her commitment. The editor of scone.com.au Elizabeth Flaherty did […]



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Letter: Government Freeze on Medicare

Over two years ago, the Federal Government froze the Medicare rebate. For bulk billed visits, that means there has been no fee increase in that time. Unfortunately, the costs of running a business have not been fixed and have increased. The decision by the Federal Government to extend the Rebate Freeze for a further five […]



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Letter: Festival to be Proud of

Every person in Scone, should feel proud of what this town has achieved this weekend and it is just the start of the Horse Festival. I am proud to live in this town and see the absolute euphoria that was a part of celebrations this weekend. Everyone worked together and it lifted the spirits of […]



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Letter: For the Umpteenth Time

Letter to the Editor from Sue Abbott I have lived in Scone for 33 years and ever since I first arrived in August 1983 there has been talk of a bypass. Notwithstanding vested bypass interests, the coal boom is over, and infrastructure that may have been deemed necessary once upon a ‘coal’ time is obviously […]



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