Editorial

Centre of attention

Dan Cregan’s brave move to defect from the Liberal Party and stand as an independent at the next State election is a sure sign the…

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Defection Dan

The defection of Kavel MP Dan Cregan has undoubtedly sent shock waves through the Hills community … and the ranks of the first-term Liberal Government.As…


Oakbank hurdle

Racing SA’s sudden decision to cut jumps racing from the State’s calendar will have serious ramifications for the future of the famous Oakbank Racing Club.The…


Fossil fuel feud

The increasingly fractious relationship between the Federal Liberal and National parties is coming into sharp focus as the world gathers to decide what to do…


Politically blind

It is often said politicians operate in a bubble – feted like celebrities and surrounded by ‘yes’ people constantly telling them what they want to…


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…


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…