I AM writing to clarify the appalling cuts that the government is forcing upon government schools.
"TOURISM and industry can both work in Tasmania " (The Examiner, October 16) is so obvious that it shouldn't even need any kind of debate.
ROB Kenna's comments (October 11) regarding Opposition Leader Bryan Green's incessant carping and whinging about the Hodgman government are spot on.
SO MANY jobs needed for the unemployed but Premier Will Hodgman and Treasurer Peter Gutwein cannot foresee the usefulness of Graeme Wood and Jan Cameron's Triabunna proposal.
THE excellent letter by Joan Walters (The Examiner, September 30) needs to be heeded. The dire need of the government to rein in unnecessary expenditure and the decision to abolish boards that have outlived their main function is understandable, but the board of the Tasmanian Community Fund is certainly not one of them.
HOW satisfying to read Brian Wightman's comments on local government.
IN THAT case just get on with it."Strong support for council amalgamations" (The Examiner, October 13).
WELL done to the Liberal Party State Council for supporting marriage at its weekend conference. As a timeless social institution that exists to provide a stable environment for a husband and a wife to grow and to nurture the next generation, it should be affirmed at every opportunity.
GOOD grief, listening to the news seemed like going back into the dim recesses of the last century.
IT WAS somewhat appropriate that Tony Abbott should appear on Alan Jones's radio show to talk about "preachers of hatred".
WORLD: Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years jail for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Human Movement's Jock Ball at Hotel Grand Chancellor. Photos by Haydn Robertson
St Helens bushfire. Photos by Mark Jesser
Northern Rangers Football Dinner at The Tailrace Centre. Photos by Haydn Robertson
Exeter High School Twenty Year Reunion at Hotel Launceston. Photos by Haydn Robertson
Fiesta On George on George Street. Photos by Haydn Robertson