Setting the bar

Setting the bar

They’ve been the hallmark of rural vehicles for decades, but now the humble bullbar is at the centre of city/country safety debate.  It’s a dust-up that doesn’t seem about to settle any time soon, des...

| August 30, 2014, 13:06

Our island home

Our island home

Hailing from the Friendly Islands of Tonga, Monalisa Tukuafu and Sela Fifita were the first of 300 delegates to arrive from the South Pacific area for...

| August 30, 2014, 09:54

Cordial Award

Cordial Award

Congratulations to Dawn and Midnight Brydon of Midnight Downs, Narromine who picked up three gold medals, one bronze medal and champion beverage at th...

| August 29, 2014, 08:43

Footy finals fever

Footy finals fever

I caught the end of the Dubbo Macquarie reserve grade football match and the first grade match against Parkes on the weekend and what a show! In the l...

| August 28, 2014, 18:40

Flying solo: A love of art, travel, people and suitcases

Flying solo: A love of art, travel, people and suitcases

When a love of art, travel, people and suitcases combined, it was hard for artist Sophie Tosh to resist.

| August 23, 2014, 13:04

Cobar mourns loss of “Howie” the firie [Seven Days news review]

Cobar mourns loss of “Howie” the firie [Seven Days news review]

The Cobar community was enveloped by smoke and sadness after the loss of one of their own, firefighter Daniel ‘Howie’ Howard, who died in the line of ...

| August 23, 2014, 13:00

Columnists & Opinion

Jen Cowley - avatar Jen Cowley | August 30, 2014

We’re being stalked by a silent killer

In the time it takes you to read this article, one of your fellow Australians will suffer a stroke (hopefully not from reading this article). By the ...

Tony Webber - avatar Tony Webber | August 30, 2014

Money at the heart of church response to child abuse saga

During his testimony to the royal commission into child sexual abuse Cardinal George Pell compared the church’s situation to that of a trucking compan...

Lydia Pedrana - avatar Lydia Pedrana | August 30, 2014

Act like the world is watching – because it is

Is social media becoming a little too nosey? A little too close for comfort? Is it starting to cross the line, so to speak? We share our name, our bi...

John Ryan - avatar John Ryan | August 30, 2014

A cure for phone blackspots? It’s in the bag

It’s a cause for much despair to realise that our current crop of federal politicians knows as much about governing our nation as a pig knows about Su...

James Eddy - avatar James Eddy | August 30, 2014

Landing on a comet – what could possibly go wrong?

Some of you Saturday morning readers out there will be aware of the space probe called Rosetta which recently came within cooee of a comet (called Com...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | August 30, 2014

Dark doctrines hijack concepts of family and freedom

Federal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews is this morning delivering the opening address at the World Congress of Families (WCF) conference i...

Natalie Holmes - avatar Natalie Holmes | August 29, 2014

Re-runs and remakes

I have decided that there is nothing new on television. Not that I am a dedicated box-watcher or anything, but I have noticed that everything on TV is...

Peter Scolari - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Peter Scolari - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | August 28, 2014

The nitty-gritty of financial goal setting

THERE is plenty of advice out there about why you should save for your future, but little that explains exactly how. One of the problems when discuss...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | August 27, 2014

Is this the best politics money can buy?

A QUOTE from Winston Churchill runs, “Democracy: the worst form of government, except all the others we have tried.” A customer’s comment observed th...

Tony Webber - avatar Tony Webber | August 23, 2014

The fleeting nature of the bedrock of society

A couple of weeks back US President Obama said something remarkable, though it wasn’t taken as such at the time. On the eve of a CIA report into the ...


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