I ALSO wish to express my disappointment on reading the column and inference about the Jaffas Newcastle Premier League grand final win (‘‘Jaffas director Sneddon slams talk club bought title’’ Herald 16/9).
THE announcement that the Abbott government is going to implement Andrew ‘‘Twiggy’’ Forrest’s report into indigenous jobs and the welfare system seems to me to make it official: Australia’s welfare is now being run by a mining magnate.
I WRITE to share my experiences recently weeks on the ship Ammari, which is travelling the east coast raising funds for medical aid to remote Papua New Guinea villages and hopefully the purchase of a new boat (‘‘Visiting medical ship carries hope for thousands’’ Herald 16/9).
IT could easily be misunderstood that the neighbours at Bar Beach are ‘‘once again’’ complaining about development in their pristine and ‘‘snooty’’ environment (‘‘Neighbours object to development proposal’’ Herald 17/9).
I’D like to thank Joanne McCarthy for exposing the inconsistencies and lack of transparency in the implementation of scripture classes in local public schools (‘‘Class figures ‘utter fiasco’’’ Herald 17/9).