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

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

Columnists & Opinion

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

FBT shake up in 2015

Keeping on top of your Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) obligations this year will be a little more onerous with a temporary increase in the FBT rate from 47...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | April 17, 2015

Know your competitors

SUN TZU’S classic “Art of War” is in regular demand from our bookshelves. Sun Tzu was an Ancient Chinese ruler and military genius. His book collects ...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | April 08, 2015

Thinking about starting a new business?

Is it right for you? It takes more than just a good idea to start a business. Commitment and dedication are also important because getting your idea ...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | April 08, 2015

Voting with the brain – not the wallet

Arriving at work last Saturday, there was a young fellow asleep on the concrete slab near the back door. It’s not the first time I have found a homele...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | April 01, 2015

Build an engaged and committed staff

SAD but true: Many employees are not committed to their jobs. Surveys consistently have shown that only around half of employees feel appreciated by ...

Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Dave Pankhurst - The Book Connection (ADVERTORIAL) | April 01, 2015

Milly Molly Mandy

For several weeks the selection from the shelves has had an emphasis on serious matters so, prompted by my resident censor to encourage writing someth...

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

Do you have to pay capital gains tax when selling a home?

Let’s say you have been living in your only home for many years but now you want to move to a smaller place. You have built up quite a bit of equity s...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | March 18, 2015

Save on taxes, register for GST

For many businesses, one of the pressing questions is whether or not to register the company under the goods and services tax (GST) regime. If GST tu...

Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) - avatar Phil Comerford - Scolari Comerford (ADVERTORIAL) | March 11, 2015

Build a gold medal team

Top employees are like athletes – motivated, well-trained individuals willing to make personal sacrifices for the team. A competitive nature is, of c...

John Ryan - avatar John Ryan | March 07, 2015

Up, up and away with the region’s aviation hopes

The lack of lobbying power in regional Australia is hurting us in the simplest of ways as we move further towards the corporate economy which has caus...

Jen Cowley - avatar Jen Cowley | March 06, 2015

No winners in a game of moral hypocrisy

By the time you read this – barring divine intervention or an event of equally biblical proportion – two more Australians will have either joined the ...

Tony Webber - avatar Tony Webber | March 06, 2015

Do not let the high brow take the highlights out of high tech

I don’t want to bore you, but this bit’s boring. I’m not into social media, being online, net surfing, or any of the activities that come to mind whe...

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