Emeritus professor ERICH WEIGOLD, of the ANU Research School of Physics and Engineering, says there is an argument for safe, nuclear energy to support Australia's ambitions for a carbon-free baseload power future.
Former registered nurse ANTHONY NOAKES, of Florey, writes that ICU nurses face the same emotional impact as doctors as they, too, care for critically ill patients and their families.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN puts the pressure on Father Christmas to help end the drought.
"Seven Days" columnist MIKE WELSH finds himself in the middle of the farmers' protest at Parliament House.
Bishop Mark has some 'amazing' Christmas news.
"Is history about to repeat itself? The Greens are yet again making similar noises about sustainability and climate in relation to new developments," writes "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"It is the real danger of eucalypts catching fire that should force the government to remove existing gum trees from Canberran verges and to...
"They say the first casualty of war is truth. Tragically, in the face of climate disruption, truth has long been a casualty," writes TIM HOLLO.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN clearly believes in Father Christmas.
"Seven Days" columnist MIKE WELSH reflects on another astonishing week in the nation's capital.
The secrecy surrounding Canberra's secret prisoner has led a former NSW Supreme Court justice to question whether Australia is heading down a path towards totalitarianism, as fundamental democratic principles such as open justice are increasingly being curtailed, write PAUL GREGOIRE and UGUR NEDIM
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN can't resist a look at Westpac Bank.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN directs his wry eye at the Westpac Bank scandal.
Columnist PAUL COSTIGAN reveals the suburb where common sense took 32 years!
"The fevered announcement about the prospect of firearms in the prison diverted attention from the breath-taking incompetence of authorities in not having systems to prevent people casually breaking into the prison. Surely, a head or two should roll," writes columnist JON STANHOPE.
The ACT government is pushing ahead of the election two rushed and sparsely-detailed 2016 ALP election promises so they can be "delivered" to the point of no return by October, says letters writer SUE DYER, of Downer.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN casts his wry eye on the Treasurer's urging to keep older people in work longer.
Mammaries, arts and whinging old farts... Columnist MIKE WELSH covers a lot of ground in this week's "Seven Days".
ROBERT MACKLIN reveals an important detail he left out of his original story, which has been making headlines across Australia.
Two years on and reality checks on the chosen site for the Canberra Hospital redevelopment in Garran highlight the lack of appropriate planning and unforeseen costs, says "Canberra Matters" columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.