"I would have thought that petitions shall be free from any indication that an MLA may have initiated the petition. In my view, that is not the case now," says letter writer ALISON HUTCHISON, of Coombs.
"To write this article I applied for a copy of the magistrate’s reasons for the 40-year order for AB. Despite setting out my career experience and my article plan, my application was quickly refused," says legal columnist HUGH SELBY.
"The ACT government is oblivious of the need to maximise the benefits from limited infrastructure funds, as its cavalier expenditure on the light rail money-pit is a prime example," says letter writer MIKE QUIRK, of Garran.
Lisa Wilkinson can dream happily about the likely outcome of her cross-claim against Network Ten, at least so far as the spoken evidence for a day and a half this week suggests, says legal columnist HUGH SELBY.
"Minister Chris Steel's belief that Canberra is a 15-minute city is not a good omen. It is a simplistic concept. A cursory look at travel data demonstrates this is wildly inaccurate," writes former planner MIKE QUIRK.
"As a witness, Lisa Wilkinson was unruffled during the cross-examination from start to finish. Her answers were clear, all too clear as to her perceptions of the shortcomings of her employer," writes legal columnist HUGH SELBY.
"Recently I stumbled on an invention that holds the key to our capacity to survive the crisis of climate change and the rising tide of populist nationalism," writes The Gadfly columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.