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LETTER | Be a role model, not a bully

SIR, – Everyone is talking about stopping bullying of individuals, especially of children.  How about stopping community bullying, where one person is bullied by the majority of the town they live in? Bullying of adults, as well as children, is just not acceptable behaviour.  The question is if adults are bullying another adult, what chance […]

LETTER | Digging their own hole

  SIR, – There were two stories in The Weekly Advertiser of February 6 that deserve a response. First, the editor is quite right to ask why is VicRoads, aka Major Roads Project Authority, ‘dragging the chain’? Good question because there has been no public consultation by way of its Environmental Consultation Group since May […]

LETTER: Congratulations to VCE students

SIR – Congratulations to all those who have received their Victorian Certificate of Education and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning results. Completion of secondary education is a significant milestone and achievement, and one that should be acknowledged and celebrated. If you haven’t received the result you had hoped for there are many other pathways available […]

LETTER | Horsham Golf club grateful for support

Horsham Golf Club officials have written to supporters and the broader community thanking them for helping rescue the club from financial disaster. President Leo Delahunty said it was important to let everyone involved in raising more than the $300,000 needed to help return the club to a strong and viable position, that their contribution was […]

LETTER | Festive wishes

SIR, – On Christmas night angels appeared in the sky with a message of ‘peace on earth, and good will to all men and women.’ A new life, a baby had just been born in a country that was under foreign occupation by a totalitarian government. The promise of peace resonated with those who longed […]

LETTER | Merry Christmas from Emma Kealy

SIR, – As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and the arrival of 2019, I take this opportunity to wish everyone in the Lowan electorate a very Merry Christmas and a happy, safe and prosperous New Year. The Christmas and New Year holiday season is an opportunity to spend time with family and friends and to reflect on the important things in […]

LETTER: Sincere thanks

SIR, – Now that last month’s election is over, I wanted to express my thanks to people of Western Victoria for re-electing me as one of your representatives in the Legislative Council. Over the past four years, the Andrews Government has worked tirelessly to deliver infrastructure and services for the people of Western Victoria. Major […]

LETTER | Never-ending cycle

SIR, – The government won’t legislate because it wants industry to self-regulate. Industry won’t self-regulate because it wants government to legislate. The government wants to save money by cutting the budgets of regulators. J. McInerney Horsham The entire December 12, 2018 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

LETTER | Answers needed

SIR, – Can someone please tell me why I’m paying $1.56 a litre for unleaded petrol in Horsham and $1.15 a litre from a station in Melbourne? I understand there will always be a few cents difference between centres, but a 41-cent difference between the country and city makes no sense at all. Could Member […]

LETTER | Well said on ‘rail waste’

SIR, – In response to Peter Janetzki’s letter in The Weekly Advertiser, November 21, about ‘Rail Waste’ I say well done! I agree that a two-car velocity passenger train should operate in the Wimmera – for a start from Dimboola, the original depot – to Ararat and stabled in a holding yard for a return […]


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