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News archive

This is an archive containing every news story ever posted on the BDT website. If you’re looking for a specific article, try the search box at the top right hand side of this page. Otherwise you can just browse the archive by selecting a year and month below.

August, 2009

Historic station theme for exhibition

Originally published: Monday, 31st August, 2009

By Gayle Hogan Local artist Amanda Johnson's first exhibition of paintings all based on the same theme will go on display today.

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New asbestos risk for DIY renovators

Originally published: Friday, 28th August, 2009

By Gina Wilson

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Don't you dare cut our funding

Originally published: Wednesday, 26th August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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'The talent was pretty good'

Originally published: Monday, 24th August, 2009

By Gina Wilson

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Looking for a few good men

Originally published: Friday, 21st August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Leasecorp shopping centre approved

Originally published: Thursday, 20th August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Emotions run high at remembrance service

Originally published: Wednesday, 19th August, 2009

It might not hold the same high profile as ANZAC Day but emotions still ran high when Vietnam Veterans were remembered yesterday.

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Widespread support for centre

Originally published: Tuesday, 18th August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Chance to see local art galleries

Originally published: Monday, 17th August, 2009

A new group is keen to promote the city's artistic attractions and plans to start by giving locals the chance to see just how much is on offer. They have set aside Saturday, September 5 for "Get off Your Arts", a full day devoted to encouraging locals to visit Broken Hill and Silverton galleries.

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"Broken Hill" an award winner

Originally published: Saturday, 15th August, 2009

The feature film ‘Broken Hill', which was shot in and around the city last year, recently won three awards at Europe's largest youth Film Festival. The film's cast includes Oscar winner Timothy Hutton, Spy Kids star Alexa Vega, Rhys Wakefield (Home and Away) and Luke Arnold (McLeod's Daughters). It won the awards at the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy.

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Chance to air concerns

Originally published: Friday, 14th August, 2009

By Gayle Hogan

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Town must be tidy today

Originally published: Thursday, 13th August, 2009

An assessor from the hotly-contested Tidy Towns Awards will be casting a keen eye over the city and some of its attractions today.

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Bishop warmly welcomed

Originally published: Wednesday, 12th August, 2009

By Darrin Manuel

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Rugby's greats are closing the gap

Originally published: Tuesday, 11th August, 2009

Rugby League players in the region will learn from some of the game's past and present greats this week during a visit by David Peachey, Mario Fenech, Nate Myles and Braith Anasta.

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Colourful convoy heads to the Hill

Originally published: Monday, 10th August, 2009

Locals will be able to catch the colourful convoy that is the Variety Children's Charity Bash when it rolls into the city on August 26.

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No alcohol-fueled strife at St Pat's for years

Originally published: Saturday, 8th August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Breast is best

Originally published: Friday, 7th August, 2009

Not only are they generally healthier, breastfed babies are now officially ready for any emergency.

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Drinking culture under challenge

Originally published: Thursday, 6th August, 2009

The Drink Safe Community Initiative was officially launched yesterday.

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Cutting of cruel fee is not before time

Originally published: Wednesday, 5th August, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Balmy winter

Originally published: Tuesday, 4th August, 2009

As Broken Hill winters go, July was a gentle one.

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Fatal rollover

Originally published: Monday, 3rd August, 2009

A man has been killed in an apparent car accident on the White Cliffs to Wilcannia road.

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