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Originally published: Wednesday, 30th December, 2009
The Ambulance Service of NSW is aiming to make workplaces safer with its "Access for Life" campaign.
Originally published: Friday, 25th December, 2009
A married couple has been found guilty of fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars to buy a cattle station near Tibooburra.
Originally published: Wednesday, 23rd December, 2009
Young fundraiser Hayden Zammit is again asking locals to dig deep for cancer sufferers via donations at his Christmas lights display.
Originally published: Tuesday, 22nd December, 2009
Brent Staker might be gearing up for his new life with the Brisbane Lions, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten the football club where his career began.
Originally published: Monday, 21st December, 2009
A 52-year-old man has been flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital with a fractured skull after being assaulted in his own home.
Originally published: Saturday, 19th December, 2009
By Stefan Delatovic Neither the government nor broadcasters plan to come to the aid of the city's television viewers.
Originally published: Friday, 18th December, 2009
A Willyama High School student has scored the best HSC result in the city with 90.8.
Originally published: Thursday, 17th December, 2009
Tuesday night's restless sleep couldn't end soon enough for Sophiya Patel.
Originally published: Wednesday, 16th December, 2009
An unprecedented proposal to increase NSW power bills by up to 62 per cent by 2013 shows the massive impact the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) will have on households, the federal opposition says.
Originally published: Tuesday, 15th December, 2009
By Andrew Robertson
Originally published: Monday, 14th December, 2009
Residents turned up in their thousands to Sturt Park to hear acclaimed singer Marina Prior perform at Carols by Candlelight last night.
Originally published: Saturday, 12th December, 2009
No strangers to enjoying a night on the town, the Barrier Daily Truth's Kristy Tucker and Jenny Hall have decided to forego a night out in the name of cancer research.
Originally published: Saturday, 12th December, 2009
A group of Wilcannia school students had a wet and wild finish to the school year yesterday with an excursion to the city's pool.
Originally published: Friday, 11th December, 2009
When teenager Jack Attrill decided to join the fight against leukemia he needed the support of locals. He got it. The 18-year-old Shave for a Cure participant set himself a goal of raising at least $1,500 for the Leukemia Foundation by this week. He reached the target after locals dug deep and donated to the cause, including via numerous money tins placed on shop counters around the city. So, at 3.20pm on Tuesday the apprentice chef fulfilled his end of the bargain and made an appointment at the hairdressers. As family, friends and other customers looked on, Jack, who last had a hair cut six years ago, said goodbye to his long dark locks. He said he was inspired to take part in the shave after a friend contracted the disease that kills 1,500 Australian each year. "Too many young kids get it," he said. Only yesterday a young local boy who was diagnosed with a form of the cancer in January this year was farewelled at the Cathedral. Nine-year-old Will Keurschner battled the disease for almost 12 months but lost his fighton Wednesday last week. For a short time Jack will still accept donations for the Leukemia Foundation and people can donate at the Astra Hotel.
Originally published: Thursday, 10th December, 2009
Children from Silverlea Early Childhood Services travelled in style yesterday as they enjoyed a school excursion in a limousine.
Originally published: Wednesday, 9th December, 2009
Grace Tyler celebrated her 100th birthday with family yesterday.
Originally published: Tuesday, 8th December, 2009
St Vincent de Paul's Christmas hampers will be as sweet as ever this year thanks to the continued support of the Lions Club and Far West Auto.
Originally published: Monday, 7th December, 2009
By Stefan Delatovic Wincin Cuy is virtually guaranteed to be the city's next Mayor.
Originally published: Saturday, 5th December, 2009
A high-speed internet link between Broken Hill and Adelaide is expected to be built within 18 months.
Originally published: Friday, 4th December, 2009
Two special guests alighted the Indian Pacific's Christmas in the Outback train when it arrived in the city yesterday morning.
Originally published: Thursday, 3rd December, 2009
The facial hair grown by three pharmacists over the last month were finally revealed, bringing an end to "Movember".
Originally published: Wednesday, 2nd December, 2009
A 17-year-old boy has been disqualified from driving for six months after he was caught driving at more than double the speed limit. Police said the boy was driving in Creedon Street at 5.50pm on Monday when he was recorded by Highway Patrol officers travelling at 106 kilometres an hour in a 50 kilometre-an-hour zone. He was fined and his provisional licence suspended on the spot.