Charles Sturt (Letters, April 16) has come out swinging supporting yet another round of capital expenditure which, because the district's bag of gold is empty through other failed projects, must be borrowed. We simply cannot afford it.

The airport upgrade is merely a decision of do we really need it or is it a want?

After all we are talking about a facelift, nothing special that will increase the number of flights in and out of the city. It looks fine at the moment and will do until the numbers dictate otherwise.

We need to do the hard



Alcohol issue