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The history behind the headstones

Local retiree Karlyn Robinson never set out to write a book about a cemetery but the lure of a bushranger’s...

Opinion & Analysis

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 24.12.2019

The year that was: It’s not how you play the game, it’s whether you win or lose

Here we are stumbling towards the finishing line of 2019, safe in the knowledge we went the whole year without...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 12.12.2019

Rich pickings in a decade of commentary when history repeats

This year marks my 10th year of writing opinion pieces for the Dubbo Photo News and Dubbo Weekender. A couple of...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 14.11.2019

Australians beware, you’re under increasing surveillance

If you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear. Since 9/11, this phrase has been regularly used by government...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 31.10.2019

Commission hands down a dose of reality

‘Reality TV’ – noun – formulaic and heavily edited television designed to cater for sheeple. ‘Sheeple’ – noun – people compared...


“Bomber” and “Wallo” enjoy catch up with old boxing trainer

Famed Australian coach of many champions, Johnny Lewis, flew into Dubbo recently and there to greet him were two of...