Dubbo celebrates Australia Day

Dubbo celebrates Australia Day

Victoria Park hosted Dubbo's Australia Day celebrations this morning with free activities for families to enjoy, a citizenship ceremony, awards to recognise outstanding locals, and an enjoyable addres...

| January 26, 2015, 17:11

Everyone should volunteer, you’ll enjoy it

Everyone should volunteer, you’ll enjoy it

Irish born Jack Anderson is a committed local volunteer after settling in to Dubbo about 30 years ago. A good 19 of those years has been spent volunt...

| January 22, 2015, 13:56

A big year treading the boards

A big year treading the boards

Twenty-fourteen was a big year for many, but for young actress Michaela Davis, it was a very busy time on stage. The Dubbo-born theatre star featured ...

| January 01, 2015, 09:44

Tears and Triumphs: Locals look back on the year that was

Tears and Triumphs: Locals look back on the year that was

Dubbo Weekender asked locals from all walks of life to share their memories of 2014 and hopes for 2015.

| December 20, 2014, 16:59

Seven Days: 2014 in review

Seven Days: 2014 in review

It was another year of highs and lows for Dubbo and the region – Weekender takes a look back over 12 months of Seven Days:

| December 20, 2014, 16:56

A winning edge with Christmas on the cards [Seven Days news review]

A winning edge with Christmas on the cards [Seven Days news review]

The student winners of Dubbo MP Troy Grant’s annual Christmas card competition were announced this week. Grant said it’s never an easy decision, with ...

| December 20, 2014, 16:55

We’ve had you covered: the year in review

We’ve had you covered: the year in review

For our last edition of 2014, we take a look back at just some of the stories told, issues discussed, people profiled and events covered by the Weeken...

| December 20, 2014, 13:44

Talking to... Kaitie Evans

Talking to... Kaitie Evans

This Christmas, you’ll find Kaitie Evans working hard as a Helper Elf at Myer, but she’ll soon be packing up her pointy hat and heading off to Bible C...

| December 20, 2014, 10:33

Hats off: From Broome to the Big Apple for talented milliner

Hats off: From Broome to the Big Apple for talented milliner

It’s a long way from the beaches of Broome to the catwalks of New York, but Felicity Brown – former central west girl and rising star of millinery fas...

| December 13, 2014, 14:18

Crashes put focus on truck safety [Seven Days news review]

Crashes put focus on truck safety [Seven Days news review]

Two early morning crashes involving trucks in the local area last Saturday morning have brought truck safety into focus ahead of the upcoming Christma...

| December 13, 2014, 14:10

Columnists & Opinion

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | January 25, 2015

Avoid these common pitfalls when setting prices

Pricing is critical to the bottom line of a company and yet some managers pay little attention to the substantial considerations that should go into s...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | January 25, 2015

Australia Day

BILL BRYSON’S book “Notes From a Big Country” has a chapter titled “The Best American Holiday” relating the significance of Thanksgiving Day. He notes...

Donna Falconer - avatar Donna Falconer | January 01, 2015

2014: another great year!

Well as we say goodbye to 2014 and welcome 2015, we hope you take time to reflect on the year and that the good experiences outweighed the not-so-good...

Jen Cowley - avatar Jen Cowley | December 20, 2014

Why humanity needs a ticket to ride

I’ve had this week’s editorial– a light, fluffy look back at the year gone, and a warm fuzzy, cheese-coated message of peace and goodwill to all men (...

Tony Webber - avatar Tony Webber | December 20, 2014

Media frenzy around Hughes’ death was just money talking

You’d hate to think that climbing circulation figures kept cricketer Phillip Hughes and his death in the newspapers for so long. But some of the desp...

Sally Bryant - avatar Sally Bryant | December 20, 2014

In my book... it’s time for a break

It’s been one of those years and it’s nice to be getting close to the end of it. Not that it’s been a bad year, per se, more that it’s been pretty ful...

Natalie Bramble - avatar Natalie Bramble | December 20, 2014

One is not amused [The Watercooler]

The Duchess of Cambridge and hubby Wills have been visiting the US and doing their bit for disadvantaged communities, as they’re wont to do.  Slightl...

Tim Millgate - avatar Tim Millgate | December 20, 2014

“We won’t let it change us”: Why Sydney will rise to the challenge

Sydney is home to many things... the unique harbour waters, the omnipresent bridge and the gripping Opera House. It’s home to world famous beaches lik...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | December 20, 2014

2014’s winners and losers: And the award goes to...

2014 has been a year of triumph, happiness, tragedy and chaos. With the year end now here, it is time for us to honour the winners and losers who made...

James Eddy - avatar James Eddy | December 20, 2014

Jingling our bells to new festive traditions

Around the time of early December each year, I feel that air of anticipation start to kick in, as it does for many, I guess. It begins with the dressi...

Mathew Dickerson, Mayor of Dubbo - avatar Mathew Dickerson, Mayor of Dubbo | December 20, 2014

Tunnel vision on the road to the future

The time has come for my Christmas wish list. It’s quite short – I want just one thing: a hole. Maybe even a pair of parallel holes. I want them roun...

Val Clark - avatar Val Clark | December 20, 2014

Inspiration likely in unlikely places

Ever heard of the Bed-Bath-Bus phenomenon?  It happens to me frequently. It happened this morning, driving home from Dubbo, along a country road.  Th...

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