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Letters / Thanks, Robert, but no thanks

I NOTE columnist Robert Macklin’s counsel (CN, November 13) that I should “tread carefully in promoting the asylum seeker issue in Labor circles”. Mr Macklin goes on to suggest that the asylum seeker issue is one on which politicians and political parties should simply follow the national mood and accept the current policy as it […]

Letters / Police apathy disappoints

MY wife and I (and about 20 others) witnessed a frightening motor vehicle “accident” on Athllon Drive, Wanniassa on Saturday morning. A car used the right turn lane at a busy roundabout to turn left at high speed, attempting to overtake a number of cars already turning left. In attempting this reckless manoeuvre, the driver of […]