SOOKY Sue Hickey doesn't get what she wants so pulls on a massive dummy spit.
Sue, you were elected as a Liberal candidate to represent your electorate, you should do this and stop worrying about selfish personal goals.
John Cullen, Launceston.
Jo Palmer and Danielle Blewett Columns
I WOULD like to congratulate you on your two ladies who do a column for The Sunday Examiner - Danielle Blewett and Jo Palmer.
Their page is the first I look at of a Sunday and I sometimes laugh and sometimes feel sorry for them for their mishaps, but usually, have a laugh.
Some of the family antics are unreal and so good to know I am not the only one can do some unorthodox things.
Looking to much more of their family life in the future.
I sometimes feel like I am part of their family if that is not spooky.
I am not a young person and therefore their entertainment of a Sunday is great.
Deirdre Rice, Railton.
SO OFTEN we hear the refrain it's good for tourism so it's good for Tasmania. but we need to be discerning if the development produces the best outcomes for the community and the economy.
Tourism Tasmania would agree our biggest attraction is our natural environment.
We need developments that complement and not degrade the very thing that attracts tourists to Tasmania.
On close consideration, the proposal for the Cataract Gorge would certainly degrade environmental and community values.
Even the proponents own heritage assessment says the development would dominate the Gorge - 13 towers, 24 gondolas in a triangle above the gorge visible at every vantage.
We can do better than this.
Siobhan Reid, West Launceston.
PRISTINE according to the Collins English Dictionary says original, pure, uncorrupted. The Gorge is not pristine.
It may be a great area, certainly scenic but not pristine Councillor Tim Walker (The Examiner, July 1). I wonder if those opposing the gondola proposal had been around prior to the construction of the Alexandra Bridge and paths would they have been against those or the building of the structures that are currently in use and enjoyed today?
It must also be remembered that most of the Gorge particularly on the southern side, was completely clear felled.
I may not like the chairlift or the current proposal but it shouldn't limit an area to only the fit and able.
Robert Smith, Launceston.
Poor Sue Hickey
POOR Sue Hickey misses out on a portfolio again.
May 2018: Blindsides her own party and votes with Labor and the Greens, to become Speaker of the House. Nov 2018: Votes against her own party with Labor and the Greens Re- Birth certificate changes.
May 2019: Votes against her own party with Labor and the Greens Re- Mandatory sentencing laws.
Will Hodgman didn't give her a portfolio, I simply cannot understand why?