Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

SMS the Editor on 0428 634 025 with the Word ROCK and a Space in Front of Your Message

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

SMS the Editor on 0428 634 025 with the Word ROCK and a Space in Front of Your Message

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CHEESED OFF, ROCKY: Why didnt Premier Palaszczuk stand up to Adani when negotiations were taking place to stop them screwing over ratepayers in Rocky and Townsville to pay for their airport? The state needs to pay for this or Adani. Weak as water Palaszczuk. Im mad as hell!

SN, YPN: B Morris, TMB 22/10, lets his personal opinion misrepresent the facts. Data collected via valid polling showed 8 out of 10 in CQ want to see Tower Holdings Eco resort plans for GKI proceed, if necessary with a small gaming licence to attract the necessary investment. Unlike the ALP, which welded on greens even vote against their own electorate, conservative parties will listen to the majority.

ANON, ROCKY: No more bldy cooking shows plse.

PP, FRENCHVILLE: With the demise of the Australian car industry (particularly the Holden) and the pundits telling us the "Yes" votes will win the Plebiscite, maybe our unofficial anthem will now be "Football, meat pies, kangaroos and gay marriage"!

DOC, ROCKY: To NWH Timms: The Labor Party was around before you were born and will be here long after you're dead and buried.

PV, ROCKY: Instead of a measly $100 a year saving how about charging people who earn up to $50,000 pay $1 a day for elec, $100,000 pay $2 a day and so on, something similar for businesses.

B.M. ROCK: Have you ever felt you had to do something you just didn't want to? I was in that mood on Friday night when I grumpily went to Pilbeam Theatre to see "The Home Front" written by a teacher at Emmaus College. I had conjured up all sorts of amateurish boring depressing ideas but I couldn't have been proven to be more wrong. I found myself from the opening scene to the last transfixed by the lives of small town Gayndah & the effects of World War on the folk there. The accuracy of the era was so correct, the battlefield scenes so very Aussie Anzac Diggers played in such a way it encapsulated the spirit of the Anzac to perfection. The nurses at the Front, the families at home, the controversy over Conscription, this Musical covered it all. The actors, the singers, the dancers, the music, the sets, the costumes, the back stage crew, the amazing talent we have here in Rockhampton were all showcased to tell this great story written by a local school teacher. …

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