Nagle: 40 years on

By Meg Van Lohuizen On the 40-year anniversary of the Nagle Royal Commission, a public event will be held at Charles Sturt University to commemorate one the most significant Royal Commissions in recent history. The Royal Commission was set up to investigate the riots and reprisals of prisoners after the Bathurst Goal riots in 1974. […]

It’s cold, but things are heating up…

A trillion-tonne iceberg has broken off from Antartica, the latest and largest on record in a series of a worrying trend. Better get onto combating global warming now, so we can continue to enjoy the merry festivities of Bathurst Winter Festival for ...

Ban On Greyhound Racing Doomed to Damage Small Towns

  • September 28, 2016
  • Rural
The son of a second generation greyhound racing family believes that the recently announced ban on dog racing in NSW will be devastating for rural towns. Greg Williams’s family have been training and racing greyhounds since they moved to the town of ...

Local Resistance to Greyhound Racing Ban

In a highly controversial move by the State government, Premier Mike Baird decided earlier this year that Greyhound Racing would be banned. Premier Baird’s reasoning behind the Greyhound ban was a Special Commission of Inquiry report, which found “wi...
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