Editorial

Health fix needed

It beggars belief that the Hills region has not seen an increase in the number of ambulance crews since the 1990s despite a ballooning population…

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The new reality

As Australia begins to re-open its state and national borders it’s likely that some privileges will be granted only to those who are fully vaccinated.As…


Signs of the times

The State Government’s proposal to ban corflute electoral signs in most public areas is likely to resonate with many voters.For decades thousands of the plastic…


Dereliction of duty

The decision by allied forces to finally draw a line in the sand and exit the 20-year war in Afghanistan was as unpalatable as it…


Grim reality

The alarming rate at which the NSW Covid-19 outbreak has escalated shows how the Delta variant is a game-changer.A few days ago Premier Gladys Berejiklian…


Olympic glory

As the Toyko 2020 Closing Ceremony wrapped up on Sunday night, it marked the end of one of the most unusual – if not controversial…


Testing rush

The concept of using the Oakbank racecourse as a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre appears to have merit and is worthy of more detailed consideration.Utilising the…


In the line of duty

For people to voluntarily stand out in the pouring rain and freezing wind for hours on end simply to do their civic duty and get…


Cregan quits

News of the impending resignation of Kavel MP Dan Cregan has been a shock to the Hills community.In the three and a half years since…


Bus solution

A call from the head of Stirling’s business association to create more Park ‘n’ Rides in the Hills appears to have merit.Simon Jones wants the…