Letters to the Editor

January 11, 2019

How courageous are our leaders? It is difficult to understand how the state government, which supported a medically supervised injecting facility in Richmond just months ago, can be so implacably opposed to pill testing, if one chooses to accept that its decision is...

January 4, 2019

No bah humbug please Christmas is supposedly a season of peace and tolerance, but I cannot help wondering at D Arscott’s Scrooge-like, bah humbug attitude to the Christmas wishes of others. (“Wish List”, Bendigo Weekly, December 20.) He seems convinced that since the...

December 20, 2018

Money wins the dealI MUST say I am disappointed, but not surprised by the Bendigo council decision on the Huntly service station, that will now dominate the village centre with its constant truck traffic.I and other Huntly residents that care, went to the meetings...

December 14, 2018

Our timid council Given recent newspaper letters and articles there now appears to be recognition in the community that Bendigo has been dudded by the state government on council office co-location in the proposed GovHub compared to Ballarat and short changed on other...

December 7, 2018

A unified council Having read your front page article by Sharon Kemp, Bendigo Weekly, November 23 re mayoral election, I felt compelled to write as a first time correspondent. It appears from this outsider’s view, that of a long term resident and rate payer, that this...

November 30, 2018

Swing voters not stupid Correspondence in any number of publications and media outlets appears to support the point that many in our communities detest democracy as a concept and loathe it in practice. Letters to the editor and selected editorials across some outlets...

November 23, 2018

Science is settled I was interested to read Murray McPhie’s letter (Debate needed, Bendigo Weekly, November 9) in which he claims the climate change debate still needs to be had. The science is already settled and there is no longer any debate – even if the fossil...

November 16, 2018

No to incinerators A waste incinerator, whether it creates electricity or not, is a bad idea for Bendigo or anywhere in Victoria (Leach looks at waste, Bendigo Weekly, November 9). I presume Helen Leach is talking about burning waste for energy. There are cold...

November 9, 2018

Condolences Among those who comprise the committee of the Bendigo Inter-Faith Council are members of the Goldfields Congregation of Progressive Judaism. The local community are connected with the Progressive Congregation in Pittsburgh. The Bendigo Inter-Faith Council...



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