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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 | 08.10.2021

Commentary blinded by the light of Gladys

The news of the resignation of NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian revealed the depths that the media and public discourse around...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 23.09.2021

Submarine program suffers nuclear meltdown

Remember the patriotic fervour when the Future Submarine Program was announced? “Australian built, Australian jobs, Australian steel, here right where we...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 10.09.2021

9/11 then and now

This column was written and originally published in Dubbo Photo News’ “Dubbo Weekender” in 2013. We’ve republished it today to...

Greg Smart - avatar Greg Smart | 26.08.2021

The seeming enigma of Afghanistan

“We were devoid of a fundamental understanding of Afghanistan – we didn’t know what we were doing...” “What are we trying...


“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...