"Geoff Pryor’s presentation was devastating for anyone who still believed the ACT Greens and Labor politicians when they said the planning reforms would deliver positive outcomes for the city.," writes columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.
"Appropriate preparation for another pandemic will allow optimism for future populations that they will not have to go for such long periods with disruption to health, the economy, family life and travel," writes MICHAEL MOORE.
Letter writer ANDREW SUTTON, of Campbell, says: "This government has become increasingly arrogant and belligerent and seemingly uncaring as to the concerns of its constituents, but we keep re-electing them every four years."
The CIT board is a laughing stock. They should apologise to the community and resign, every one of them because ignorance is not bliss when it comes to being a director, says IAN MEIKLE in another "Seven Days".
“The Chinese – having failed to gain consensus for their latest proposal – will fold their tents and redirect their expansionist ambitions to other more easily infatuated areas of the globe,” says columnist ROBERT MACKLIN.
"The lack of transparency and the mess created by the planning directorate was heaven-sent for the Liberals. Instead, there were a few muffled sounds – but largely their take on planning has been near silence," writes PAUL COSTIGAN.
"While one might ask why the ACT government has chosen to rely on ABS data for internal purposes but point to a much narrower set of data for public purposes, I think we all know the answer," says JULIE TONGS.
"The community sector is expected to remain polite about criticising the planning bureaucrats. The community is expected to remain polite as the trees come down and the suburban biodiversity disappears!" writes columnist PAUL COSTIGAN.