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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.

June, 2020

Next stop for little engine that could

Originally published: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

A plan for the upgrade of Queen Elizabeth Park is now on display with Picnic Train volunteers very excited to make tracks.

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Steve opts for drag down the main street

Originally published: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

Little did Steve Radford know when he challenged the Broken Hill community to raise $5,000 for Lifeline Broken Hill Country to Coast and men’s mental health, that it would be the start of something so big.

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Jordan dips in to Challenge the Stigma

Originally published: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

Central Football Club’s Jordan Gilby and some of his club mates will be hitting the tar and 39 dips when they run between Silverton and Broken Hill on Saturday July 4 to raise funds and awareness for men’s mental health.

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Dry July gets Judd through

Originally published: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

Judd Carpenter’s journey on his two-year-long treatment regime for leukaemia is almost at an end, and now fit and strong, he is a model of inspiration for all, for his fortitude and maturity in overcoming adversity.

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Majority rules out 2020 AFL BH season

Originally published: Saturday, 20th June, 2020

AFL Broken Hill’s proposal of a nine-round seniors season was not supported by the majority of the local clubs.

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It’s unanimous: ORL vote to play

Originally published: Saturday, 20th June, 2020

Outback Rugby League is set to return after a unanimous vote from all four clubs that want to play this year.

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Support not high and dry

Originally published: Saturday, 20th June, 2020

A local high tea for ovarian cancer awareness, cancelled in March because of coronavirus restrictions, will go ahead as planned when guidelines allow.

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70 jobs cut

Originally published: Saturday, 20th June, 2020

Workers at the Rasp Mine will know by the end of this month if they still have a job.

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Karen Kemp OAM

Originally published: Saturday, 13th June, 2020

Broken Hill’s Karen Kemp was awarded with an Order of Australia Medal during the Queen’s Birthday Honours last weekend.

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Southern gem opens market

Originally published: Saturday, 13th June, 2020

South Broken Hill will finally be getting its own supermarket as Nardia Keenan prepares to open Broken Hill Vintage Grocer today.

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Sixty years of smooth sailing

Originally published: Saturday, 13th June, 2020

Broken Hill couple Bonnie and Rino Piotto will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday and will do so with nothing but beautiful memories of their dependable and care-free partnership.

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No footy ‘not an option’

Originally published: Saturday, 13th June, 2020

The AFL Broken Hill board is preparing for a meeting on Monday with the four local clubs to make a decision about the 2020 season.

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Show of support

Originally published: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

Two local Aboriginal community members have organised a Black Lives Matter gathering to give the community a chance to have a much-needed conversation. 

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Ripper’s wheels keep on turning

Originally published: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

Broken Hill AFL is saying “you littler Ripper” after the donation of a motorised buggy for use as an emergency ambulance at the Jubilee Oval.

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Our man about the big house

Originally published: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

Broken Hill’s soon-to-be favourite Big Brother housemate, Mat Garrick, will grace our screens this Monday when the show premieres. 

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Pubs, clubs navigate new normal

Originally published: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

Pubs and clubs are slowly opening back up to the public after COVID-19 restrictions officially eased.

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