The City Renewal Authority’s latest report has caused much consternation and incredulity among many individuals and community groups, says letter writer SUE DYER, of Downer.
"At least 90 per cent of Belconnen residents I have questioned over the last few years do not support the government’s obsession with continually planting gum trees," says letter writer JUSTINE LANGDON, of Cook.
"The vandalisation and resumption of some of the Kippax ovals by the ACT government is yet another of their notorious land grabs to increase their perception for high density and to make money," says letter writer KARNA O'DEA, of Aranda
"Surely even the government’s most rusted-on supporters cannot vote for this tired, complacent and high-taxing regime to be given another term!" says letter writer COLIN LYONS, of Weetangera.
"We need a non-aligned party or independents who can hold the balance of power and who are then able to force the major parties to recognise the importance of catering to the needs of many ordinary people," says letter writer RIC HINGEE of Duffy.
"The ACT Labor government is misnamed. It would be more accurate to call it the Land Sales and Developers' Consortium," says letter writer HOWARD CAREW, of Isaacs.
"We can only hope we see more climate action, but action that actually works as opposed to more and unhelpful hot air," says letter writer MARTIN GORDON.
An unhappy Florey bus commuter is finding the changes to the bus timetables hard going and wonders where Jon Stanhope is at a time like this.
Like columnist Michael Moore, letter writer Dr Julie Kidd says she won’t be voting for either of the major parties.
Letter writer JULIET RAMSAY mounts a spirited defence of Lake Burley Griffin and West Basin.
IN the April 18 edition of "CityNews", columnist Jon Stanhope gave a critique of the ACT's parlous Budget situation and explained that up to...
The tram launch party cost has CEDRIC BRYANT hopping mad.
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Every five years Canberra's first lady gets a thorough wash, wax, and polish. At 113 years old, she’s still in great condition and she deserves nothing less. Here are this week's top letters to "CityNews".
ONCE again the completely unrepresentative ACT Remuneration Tribunal has given large increases to senior public servants and politicians that will flow on to other officials, says letter writer RIC HINGEE.
THANK you for Paul Costigan's column "The neglect and shame of our mistreated trees" (CN, February 14). I do not usually respond to news...
I FEEL compelled to respond to Kate Meikle’s “Calling out bad 'good blokes'” column (CN, February 14). If we’re going to generalise about the...
COLUMNIST Paul Costigan is right to question the ACT government’s ability to not only satisfactorily manage the public’s ongoing accessibility to the Dickson commercial...
IT’S not only the ACT government playing the role of “poacher and gamekeeper” for the “Ginninderry urban development” (CN, December 20) but it also...
Gender should not be a bar to helping kids in crisis, writes STEVE ELMS, Canberra father, uncle, grandfather.