WHY is everyone so surprised about the changes to the solar system rebate, this has happened on several occasions before by governments.
DEPUTY Opposition Leader Julie Bishop stridently condemned the Labor government for using money earmarked for foreign aid on asylum seekers in Australia and for the cruel and very expensive offshore processing.
MANY people would like the world to be a more peaceful and loving place in which to live. However, if we want the world to change, we must first change our own world.
A BLANKET 90km/h maximum speed limit on rural roads in Tasmania is not needed.The existing system allows for reduced speed limits where road conditions do not support a 100km/h speed limit.
WITH the extra billions in the federal budget going towards infrastructure, will Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan now be able to build their road to nowhere?
MODERN awards allow for penalty rates to be applied from 10 per cent through to 250 per cent.There are facilities in a modern award (flexibility agreement) and through the making of an enterprise agreement whereby these penalty rates can be
RAY Norman (Letters, May 14) says he is yet to meet anyone from Trevallyn who wishes they were governed by the Launceston City Council.
IT IS pleasing to read Launceston Mayor Albert van Zetten's endorsement of the suggestion from Bass Liberal candidate Andrew Nikolic that the defence food facility at Scottsdale is ripe for considerable expansion (The Examiner, May 9 and 10).
CAN somebody please explain to me how Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan received such a mantle as "World's Best Treasurer" when he has personally overseen and delivered six of the largest budget deficits in Australia's history?
I WISH to respond to the article regarding night racing (The Examiner, May 14).The powers to be are trying to shift the blame for poor attendance back onto the owners, saying they don't want night racing.
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