Starring role

Starring role

After walking away from a “dry” career in biochemistry and pathology, full time Rylstone-based astrologer and numerologist, Michael David DeBaat, has now been a practitioner and teacher of the esoteri...

| October 25, 2014, 14:15

The Whitlam legacy

The Whitlam legacy

He was one of the most influential politicians of our time – his policies both united and divided Australians, but most now agree Gough Whitlam was a ...

| October 25, 2014, 13:35

Two By Two: Maddie and Will Gay

Two By Two: Maddie and Will Gay

Six mountains, five countries, four continents, three months, two people, one goal – Maddie and Will Gay are on a very personal quest to conquer not o...

| October 25, 2014, 11:19

Talking to... Cathy Neely

Talking to... Cathy Neely

She’s lived in Dubbo all her life and Cathy Neely is happy to say so. She’s a proud mum, Nan and was a volunteer for the recent Relay for Life where s...

| October 25, 2014, 10:57

Eagles soar over Caltex

Eagles soar over Caltex

“We’ll be back” was the simple tick of approval from Charles Sturt University Country Eagles General Manager, James Grant, as he settled into the warm...

| October 25, 2014, 09:55

Bullseye this Sunday!

Bullseye this Sunday!

Golfers are sharpening their pencils in anticipation of some very low scores at this Sunday’s Bullseye Championships. The second annual 18 Hole Par 3...

| October 25, 2014, 09:53

Yeo tees off for Men of League

Yeo tees off for Men of League

St Johns and Dubbo CYMS product Isaiah Yeo has created a huge impression in his first couple of years with Penrith Panthers but it is his golf swing t...

| October 25, 2014, 09:51

Fighting chance

Fighting chance

After almost a life-time in the ring, Gary Macfarlane still says it’s the camaraderie, the self-belief and the life-skills boxing teaches that have gi...

| October 18, 2014, 22:32

Grant’s new big gig [Seven Days news review]

Grant’s new big gig [Seven Days news review]

Constituents in the Dubbo electorate woke on Thursday to the news that their local member had a new job – Troy Grant is now officially the state’s 2IC...

| October 18, 2014, 22:24

Di McNaboe: Mind your language

Di McNaboe: Mind your language

Anyone who has heard Di McNaboe’s moving Welcome to Country will know this proud Wiradjuri woman is among those fighting not only for the renaissance ...

| October 18, 2014, 22:17

Columnists & Opinion

Peter Scolari - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Peter Scolari - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | October 29, 2014

Check your superannuation salary sacrifice arrangements

THE superannuation guarantee rate will incrementally increase until it reaches 12%. Individuals who are salary sacrificing superannuation should exami...

Tony Webber - avatar Tony Webber | October 25, 2014

Mayor right to make comment on issue of community concern

My reading of it is the mayor said he was hearing concerns that the courts are too lenient on repeat offenders. The local law society took offence an...

Jen Cowley - avatar Jen Cowley | October 25, 2014

Timely reminder to count our blessings

Call it the residual full moon effect or a pre-menopausal rush of hormones, but last week I had a rare and most unwelcome ‘poor bugger, me’ turn. I’m...

Sally Bryant - avatar Sally Bryant | October 25, 2014

In my book... time to ring in the changes

Our year is marked by some clear seasonal boundaries, and we’ve just passed the most momentous one of all. It’s not one you’ll see on the BOM calendar...

James Eddy - avatar James Eddy | October 25, 2014

Sky’s the limit for the humble jaffle

Every now and then it’s interesting to stop and take stock of how a number of moments in time can come together to create something truly special... ...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | October 25, 2014

The year that was the review that will be

In early 2008, the Rudd Labor Government issued a glossy brochure titled First 100 Days, which proclaimed Prime Minister Rudd and his government had “...

John Ryan - avatar John Ryan | October 25, 2014

Fortune risks running dry in the lucky country

Huge numbers of former middle class citizens across Australia are hurting but little is being done to address the issue. While the majority of this g...

Vanessa Fagan - avatar Vanessa Fagan | October 25, 2014

Healthy praise for lifesavers there when it counts

We often hear complaints about health services in the regions and this is understandable. We interact with our health providers when we are most vulne...

Mathew Dickerson, Mayor of Dubbo - avatar Mathew Dickerson, Mayor of Dubbo | October 25, 2014

Right on the MONEY for city’s report card

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about NSW returning to the Number One position among the States. I have personally always ranked NSW Number On...

Val Clark - avatar Val Clark | October 25, 2014

Testing times for your character

It’s been said that if a writer nails their characters the story will virtually write itself. The start date for NaNoWriMo is a week away and I still...


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