Like a pebble against a tsunami

Yet like many West Australians I thought cancelling performances of the opera Carmen was a futile act unless Healthway chairwoman Rosanna Capolingua also stopped all movies and television shows in which people are seen smoking.

She should support the Australian Medical Association and Mike Daube to conduct a campaign at sporting events and places of public entertainment to warn of the serious health hazards associated with alcohol consumption and to highlight the number of people killed or crippled each year by drunk drivers.