Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Derelict Trailer Rusty Nuisance

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Derelict Trailer Rusty Nuisance

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I WOULD like to put a question to the Department of Housing Maroochydore about the shortage of car spaces for tenants in Wyandra St, Noosa Heads.

Why have you allowed the owner of an old rusted, out of registration for over two years, with flat tyres, water filled trailer in the car park where the tenants have run out of car spaces for their cars? It does not matter how many tenants have rung Housing, the only reply is that he has Housing's permission.

A few years ago one of the female tenants was C[pounds sterling]orderedC[yen] to remove her car as it was out of registration otherwise she would be breeched then evicted if the car was not removed. Is this another case of rules for one tenant and another rule for another tenant?

When are you going to look after all of us?

J. STEVE

Shameful affair

IF NOT now, the Craig Thomson affair will become known as the most sleazy, corrupt episode in Australian politics. We have now been told that due to the absurd length of the Fair Work Australia investigation, the whole matter could be dropped.

Forget the prostitutes. Forget the waste. Forget the sleaze. Take a look at the corruption behind the so-called investigations.

The Labor Party is actively and aggressively defending someone who has abused the hard-earned wages of some of the lowest paid people in the land. They, who claim to defend the workers of this land, should hang their heads in shame.

DARREN TRINDER

Sippy Downs

Hang on to identity

BE CAREFUL what you wish for. As a long-term resident of Cairns before moving to the Coast seven years ago, I saw the growth of Japanese tourism, then Korean. While tourism brings prosperity be prepared to lose our identity, to become strangers in our own home. Restaurant prices will increase, if you can even get in due to the large groups who descend en masse from the tour buses. …

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