“Do it properly, or don’t do it at all”, was a maxim my father taught me. Certainly if measured by this maxim the Baird/Toole amalgamations, now partially backflipped on by the Berejiklian/Barilaro regime, must be deemed to be an overall failure.
Dr Ian Tiley This is the first of a regular series of articles giving my perspective on several pressing issues being faced by NSW Local Government and by your Armidale Regional Council.
Margaret Sims Many parents use Facebook and other social media platforms, and nearly all of them post pictures of their children.
Mary Barry OPINION: New research reveals one in five young people think it’s “normal” for a boy to put pressure on girls to do sexual things.
John Malouff Many years ago, my dad fell seriously ill and went into the hospital. As he neared the time of discharge, my brother Bob bought Dad a huge TV to welcome him home. The delivery people declined to carry the TV upstairs, saying it was so heavy that they needed more guys to help them.
Judith Law On behalf of our members, Citizens Against Daylight Saving (CADS), I respond to Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall's announcement that his petition to reduce Daylight Saving (DLS) from six months to five months, has been tabled in Parliament.
Legislation forces users to turn to black market.
Margaret Sims I recently read an article by Allan Patience from the University of Melbourne claiming that the world as we know it is heading for disaster.
Colin Mendelsohn The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh blow to smokers. Australian smokers will be denied access to life-saving technology estimated to have helped millions of smokers to quit overseas.
Margaret Sims How often do your children play outside? I would not be surprised if you said not very often given the heatwave we are having and the well-known effects of too much sun.