Two By Two: Matt Kelly and Richard Higgins

Two By Two: Matt Kelly and Richard Higgins

This children’s comedy duo travels the country making kids laugh, but if interviewing these two is anything to go by, it’s not just the kids who will be LOL-ing when Matt Kelly and Richard Higgins, ta...

| March 06, 2015, 21:43

Columnists & Opinion

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Writing a business plan

It may sound like a daunting assignment, but evidence suggests a well-written business plan contributes to a successful business. Why? Building a bu...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | July 04, 2015

Churchill

What agenda do people have when they aim to depreciate the standard of living and ethical values that have prevailed in the last 50 years. Taking some...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | July 02, 2015

Some of Africa

Generally accepted as the continent where earliest man lived, Africa has provided an enigmatic concept of human evolution. Springer and McKie have wri...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | June 26, 2015

The minimum wage rises again! Are you ready?

In Australia, 1.8 million employees are set to receive a 2.5 per cent pay increase. From July 1, 2015, the minimum wages in Australia are set to rise ...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | June 24, 2015

How should your business use e-newsletters in marketing?

Using e-newsletters is a cost effective way to promote your company’s products and services. But be careful how you use them. In particular, you must ...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | June 24, 2015

Put decentralisation into effect

A recent radio interview with a Walgett farmer exampled the issues that confront people on the land. A family working that country since 1880 had deci...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | June 17, 2015

Market research

Unfortunately, asking your mates if they think you have a good idea for a business probably won’t be enough! A more honest and reliable response to yo...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | June 16, 2015

Music to our ears

A young man and his girlfriend were walking along the footpath near a church and the sound of Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” floated past them. “That’s...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | June 10, 2015

Why using the $20,000 Budget Tax Deduction might be the wrong decision

Does your business make a profit? Deductions are only useful to offset against tax. If your business makes a loss then a tax deduction is of limited ...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | June 10, 2015

Our future is in our hands

Living in the country seems to make us more appreciative of those people who rise to make significant contributions to their communities. There is no ...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | June 03, 2015

Where to go for help setting up a small business

You’ll find a wealth of information relating to starting and running a small business at these websites. Add them to your list of favourites for quick...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | June 03, 2015

“Sack the economists”

Over time the world has become smaller. Air travel has replaced ships to transport people, internet has replaced the mailman and big business has repl...

Featured local news

Dubbo student's HSC artwork chosen for exhibition

Dubbo student's HSC artwork chosen for exhibition

An artwork by Dubbo Senior Campus artist Leila Kirkness has been chosen to feature in the first of a series of exhibitions showcasing the best of the ...

| February 05, 2015, 10:48

New playroom opens at Dubbo West Preschool

New playroom opens at Dubbo West Preschool

Dubbo West Preschool officially opened its extension of the “Kookaburra” room on Monday, increasing the early childhood education centre's capacity fr...

| February 05, 2015, 08:51

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 rec...

| January 26, 2015, 17:11

A bit of speedy fun

A bit of speedy fun

On a windy day last September, land sailors gathered at Lake Lefroy to participate in the Western Australian Land Sailing State Titles where a record ...

| January 25, 2015, 16:05

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

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