02 August 2022

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR - Accommodate this!

Editor,

Amalgamation suggested, “A merged council provides an opportunity to apply a more regional and strategic focus to planning for the additional 850 households and associated amenities that are predicted to be required by 2031”. In 2017’s Operational Plan, Snowy

02 August 2022

The postman calls

Saturday July 30 marked 25 years since the Thredbo landslide disaster. We will never forget those harrowing scenes in the alpine village where 18 people lost their lives. 

26 July 2022

Riposte by Lisa Ashurst

I need more bookshelves. Thing is, I haven’t got the space for them so it’s either stop bringing home books, or get a bigger place. Or box up the books I’ve already read and do the artful distribution thingy. This is where one arranges boxes of books, covers them with a cloth, which then not only disguises them but means they can be repurposed into things like side tables or a long bench, upon which one can place more books! Like, who’s going to know?

26 July 2022

Save us

Editor,

According to recent environmental reports from the NSW State Government and the Commonwealth Government, the koalas on the Monaro are approaching a classification of an endangered species.

26 July 2022

ACT NOW FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Editor,

Your readers will no doubt be aware of the release of the State of Environment 2021 report last week. It paints a bleak picture of environmental and biodiversity decline, with ever-growing numbers of species threatened with extinction, not least the iconic koala and our glorious gang-gang. 

26 July 2022

The Postman Calls

Once again, we’ve made it through an unbelievably busy weekend without any major accidents on the roads. The Postman would congratulate road users, but unfortunately the lack of incidents was not through lack of trying it seemed. Take it easy out there people! It was a particularly busy one too, with both Perisher and Thredbo carparks full to capacity, something The Postman hasn’t seen in quite some time.