our say

OUR SAY: Bats can be a significant health risk

premium_icon OUR SAY: Bats can be a significant health risk

They can look dead, but sometimes they aren't.

DADS REVEAL: 'My favourite thing about being a father'

premium_icon DADS REVEAL: 'My favourite thing about being a father'

Complaining about kids is a favourite pastime among parents

OUR SAY: It's time for Hinkler Regional Deal to be signed

premium_icon OUR SAY: It's time for Hinkler Regional Deal to be signed

It goes without saying that the same is wanted for Hervey Bay.

OUR SAY: Protecting our humpback whales so important

premium_icon OUR SAY: Protecting our humpback whales so important

We get to see every year why this species is so special.

OPINION: Newspaper reports don't ruin lives, violence does

premium_icon OPINION: Newspaper reports don't ruin lives, violence does

Don't blame journalists for reporting on what happens in court

OUR SAY: Breastfeeding in public is nothing to be ashamed of

premium_icon OUR SAY: Breastfeeding in public is nothing to be ashamed of

We need to support new mums, not make them feel worse.

OPINION: Gambling industry a protected species

premium_icon OPINION: Gambling industry a protected species

There is no denying gambling's devastating impact

OUR SAY: Time to share our favourite Fraser Coast spots

premium_icon OUR SAY: Time to share our favourite Fraser Coast spots

Who knows better than us the secret wonders of the Fraser Coast?

OUR SAY: Funding to ease region's flood fears is vital

premium_icon OUR SAY: Funding to ease region's flood fears is vital

This should not be a matter for conjecture or debate.

OUR SAY: Parents, it's time to stop smacking children

premium_icon OUR SAY: Parents, it's time to stop smacking children

For generations a smack has been deemed acceptable.

OUR SAY: Positive employment news for Wide Bay most welcome

premium_icon OUR SAY: Positive employment news for Wide Bay most welcome

New jobs are on the way thanks to the munitions factory.

OPINION: NAPLAN tests only part of the story

premium_icon OPINION: NAPLAN tests only part of the story

It is only one test, and only part of the story

OPINION: Who really pulls politicians' strings?

premium_icon OPINION: Who really pulls politicians' strings?

Politicians have agendas. It's the nature of politics.

OUR SAY: No excuse to racially abuse our health workers

premium_icon OUR SAY: No excuse to racially abuse our health workers

Why do we expect our doctors and nurses to put up with this?

OPINION: Childcare needs to be top political priority

premium_icon OPINION: Childcare needs to be top political priority

Early childhood education is not a glorified babysitting service

OPINION: Christians find hope in Sri Lanka tragedy

premium_icon OPINION: Christians find hope in Sri Lanka tragedy

Is it possible to find meaning in such an unthinkable tragedy?

OPINION: Why this election promise deserves your attention

premium_icon OPINION: Why this election promise deserves your attention

Don't just roll eyes and switch off when important promises are made

OPINION: Sometimes cost trumps local jobs

premium_icon OPINION: Sometimes cost trumps local jobs

Council balances competing priorities all the time

OUR SAY: Don't be afraid to visit Fraser Island

premium_icon OUR SAY: Don't be afraid to visit Fraser Island

Even the strongest swimmers can get in trouble.

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