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Daily Liberal
Family updates on condition of teen injured in serious crashthat, after a lengthy recovery process, will have a happy ending. A spokespers
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
that, after a lengthy recovery process, will have a happy ending. A spokesperson from Mr Condon’s family contacted the Daily Liberal this week to give an update on his condition, admitting there was a time when they feared the worst. The... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Online outrage grows on child-sex sentenceand share our petition to make sure this manipulative mongrel goes to jail wher
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
and share our petition to make sure this manipulative mongrel goes to jail where he belongs,” it says in the post. The Daily Liberal asked the Attorney-General, the state’s highest law officer, to comment on the social media posts. “I... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mark Riley’s reign as council GM comes to an endDirector Chris Devitt to fill the role on an interim basis following the shock
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Director Chris Devitt to fill the role on an interim basis following the shock resignation of Mark Riley on Thursday. The Daily Liberal understands Mr Riley - who has been in the role for 13 years after starting in November 2004 - left the council... Read more
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Daily Liberal
SPIRIT OF THE WEST: Win a Gold Coast Holiday | Competitionbest amateur photographer in the Dubbo, Wellington, Nyngan or Narromine regions
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
best amateur photographer in the Dubbo, Wellington, Nyngan or Narromine regions? Then here’s your chance to prove it. The Daily Liberal has teamed with Gold Coast Holidays to bring you the Spirit of the West photo competition. We are on the hunt... Read more
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Daily Liberal
SPIRIT OF THE WEST: Win a Gold Coast Holiday | Competitionbest amateur photographer in the Dubbo, Wellington, Nyngan or Narromine regions
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
best amateur photographer in the Dubbo, Wellington, Nyngan or Narromine regions? Then here’s your chance to prove it. The Daily Liberal has teamed with Gold Coast Holidays to bring you the Spirit of the West photo competition. We are on the hunt... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Victim of ram-raid, police appeal for informationanybody knows anything, saw anything, heard anything… can they please contact t
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
anybody knows anything, saw anything, heard anything… can they please contact the police,” she said. Ms Lutt spoke to the Daily Liberal from the shop’s entryway, where temporary repairs were being carried out to take the place of the smashed glass... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Opposition demands appeal in sentence of child sex offenderthen the only place for you is in prison. “The state has a duty to act and to
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
then the only place for you is in prison. “The state has a duty to act and to act now.” On Monday Mr Speakman told the Daily Liberal he had read the judgment and requested that the Director of Public Prosecutions provide him with a brief about... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Car ram-raids business causing $30,000 damagetime later to find the premises ransacked. “When we got down here, one hell of
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
time later to find the premises ransacked. “When we got down here, one hell of a mess,” co-owner Rhonda Lutt told the Daily Liberal. “You’ve got two auto doors completely smashed in, just glass.” Police said it appeared a motor vehicle was... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE: November 2007 – Part 4time ago – but the big question is, do you remember what you were doing? Did yo
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
time ago – but the big question is, do you remember what you were doing? Did you or a friend or family member appear in the Daily Liberal way back then? See anyone you recognise? This week we have photos of new all those who won Dubbo Day... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Winners are grinners in the Daily Liberal’s Hot 100 competitionKIRSTY Colliver and Andrew Hockey have been chosen by you as the winners of the
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
KIRSTY Colliver and Andrew Hockey have been chosen by you as the winners of the 2017 Derby Day Hot 100 competition. The Daily Liberal were at Derby Day to photograph 100 of the best dressed at the races. We then asked you to narrow our hot 100 down... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Out and About around Dubboover the past week. Have a story or community event happening you would like u
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
over the past week. Have a story or community event happening you would like us to cover? Please get in touch. Give the Daily Liberal and Mailbox Shopper editorial team a ring on 6883 2900 and press #2 to speak to a journalist. Don’t forget to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Out and About around Dubbo: November 13 –November 19over the past week. Have a story or community event happening you would like u
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
over the past week. Have a story or community event happening you would like us to cover? Please get in touch. Give the Daily Liberal and Mailbox Shopper editorial team a ring on 6883 2900 and press #2 to speak to a journalist. Don’t forget to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rumours abound during Group 11’s action-packed silly seasonmove, without doubt, is that off Zac Merritt. The barnstorming forward, who fa
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
move, without doubt, is that off Zac Merritt. The barnstorming forward, who fans voted as the most influential player in a Daily Liberal poll last season, has made the switch to Group 10 and Bathurst St Pat’s in what is a huge blow to the hopes of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Outcry from community over local government conferenceit up like everyone is saying, we’re voting on policies. Yes there’s socialisin
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
it up like everyone is saying, we’re voting on policies. Yes there’s socialising but it’s networking.” A poll on the Daily Liberal website asked if all 10 councillors should attend the conference. Three out of four people who voted by Tuesday... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Reservoir works and close monitoring to protect waterthe council told of the actions it had taken to guard against a repeat of the e
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
the council told of the actions it had taken to guard against a repeat of the event, in response to an inquiry from the Daily Liberal. Council infrastructure and operations director Chris Devitt said the council had completed necessary works... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo’s apartment development race is ready to commenceafter that Maas Group Family Properties went public with a concept drawing for
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
after that Maas Group Family Properties went public with a concept drawing for their mixed use development on the former Daily Liberal site. The site has been demolished this week, with all that remains a pile of rubble. Three announcements... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Generous support from Dirt Bike Club for amazing Graceand Keiran forced to spend extended periods of time away from home and their ro
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
and Keiran forced to spend extended periods of time away from home and their routine family life. Sarah contacted the Daily Liberal to advise us of the donation, keen to see the Dirt Bike Club recognised for their generosity. And in some more... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE: November 2007 – Part 3time ago – but the big question is, do you remember what you were doing? Did yo
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
time ago – but the big question is, do you remember what you were doing? Did you or a friend or family member appear in the Daily Liberal way back then? See anyone you recognise? This week we have photos of new arrivals Wilhelmina Evelyn Shirley... Read more
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Daily Liberal
No time wasted as former Daily Liberal building is reduced to rubbleresidential apartment complex in Macquarie Street. The site that was the forme
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
residential apartment complex in Macquarie Street. The site that was the former home of the production and printing of the Daily Liberal and associated titles has been reduced to rubble, just days after the concept drawing for the complex was... Read more
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Western Advocate
‘The total package’: Tink tipped to lead CWRU into golden ageTHE NEW BOSS: Dubbo's Matt Tink has been revealed as the new Central West Rugby
Western Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
THE NEW BOSS: Dubbo's Matt Tink has been revealed as the new Central West Rugby Union CEO. Photo: DAILY LIBERAL The Central West Rugby Union will become the yardstick for competitions across Australia after the appointment of Dubbo’s Matt Tink as... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Shields says all stakeholders need to be happy with upgradewhere an established sporting group was being thrown off their patch and being
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
where an established sporting group was being thrown off their patch and being told about it on the front page of the Daily Liberal,” Cr Shields said. “You don’t do that in a modern, democratic society. It was a PR disaster with no... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jockey Kody Nestor hangs up the saddle to become a trainernow take out a trainer's licence. "It's great to go out a winner and much bett
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
now take out a trainer's licence. "It's great to go out a winner and much better than going out a loser," Nestor told the Daily Liberal. "It was good having all the family here and being Melbourne Cup day here back where it all began." Nestor did... Read more
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The Age
Jockey Kody Nestor hangs up the saddle to become a trainernow take out a trainer's licence. "It's great to go out a winner and much bett
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
now take out a trainer's licence. "It's great to go out a winner and much better than going out a loser," Nestor told the Daily Liberal. "It was good having all the family here and being Melbourne Cup day here back where it all began." Nestor did... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Projects set to bring jobs, visitors to ‘city’s heart’centre and more job opportunities, particularly for young people” because of in
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
centre and more job opportunities, particularly for young people” because of investment in the projects. On November 1 the Daily Liberal revealed Dubbo Regional Council had approved a development application for an $11 million and multi-storey... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo volunteer in running for NSW Australian of the Year AwardConstable is one of four people nominated. “I do some volunteer work, but so d
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
Constable is one of four people nominated. “I do some volunteer work, but so do a lot of other people,” Mr Burns told the Daily Liberal. “So I’m surprised but also excited. “I can’t stress enough how humbled I am and grateful to be recognised,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
‘Nervous’ wait for Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey results12.6 million people or 78.5 per cent of eligible survey participants returned a
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
12.6 million people or 78.5 per cent of eligible survey participants returned a survey form. A poll conducted by the Daily Liberal in late October asking “Have you returned your Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey form?” showed 95.89 per... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bright colours, clear skies at Dubbo’s Melbourne Cup Day meetingand good racing drew one of the largest crowds in recent memory for the meet.
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
and good racing drew one of the largest crowds in recent memory for the meet. It resulted in strong competition for the Daily Liberal Fashions on the Field but two winners were found. Rose Black was the deserving winner of a $150 Whitney’s... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo residents urged to check sexual health | Graphpopulation. The need to raise awareness of sexually transmitted infections is
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
population. The need to raise awareness of sexually transmitted infections is nothing new, as this clip from the Daily Liberal in December 1988 shows. Overall, HIV diagnoses have remained the same over the past five years, with 1013 new... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Melbourne Cup 2017: A not-so-expert analysis of the race that stops a nationracing. Final word: It won't win, but has to be considered a place chance. 7
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
racing. Final word: It won't win, but has to be considered a place chance. 7 JOHANNES VERMEER (3) 54.5kg Strengths: My Daily Liberal counterpart Nick Guthrie likes it, and he knows a lot more about racing than I do. That’s actually the only... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE: November 2007 – Part 2Photos from the pages of the Daily Liberal in November 2007. Feeling nostalgic
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
Photos from the pages of the Daily Liberal in November 2007. Feeling nostalgic? How about a look back at what was happening in November 2007. For some, it feels like yesterday, for others, 10 years feels like a long time ago – but the big question... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Works mishap causes flooding at shopping centrewith raised ceilings, she said. The works are due to be completed by early Dec
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
with raised ceilings, she said. The works are due to be completed by early December 2017, she said. When contacted by the Daily Liberal, Charter Hall, which has owned the centre since 2012, reported its contractor “accidentally damaged a sprinkler... Read more
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Daily Liberal
From Dubbo to the race that stops a nation: O’Hara excited about Single Gazeto Sydney I had to refine a few things but the basics were all there and Dubbo
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
to Sydney I had to refine a few things but the basics were all there and Dubbo gave me the solid foundation,” she told the Daily Liberal last year. And O'Hara has been told exactly how to approach the world's premier staying race by dual Melbourne... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo’s best dressed at Derby Day | Hot 100 competitionthe stylish and sophistificated outfits worn by the people participating in thi
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 days ago
the stylish and sophistificated outfits worn by the people participating in this year’s Derby Day Hot 100 competition. Daily Liberal photographer Paige Williams was on hand to snap 100 of the best dressed race goers. And thank to Kings Hall... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Thousands collect on colour, mood of Derby Daywon and now the club’s attention turns to the most famous event on Australia’s
Daily Liberal / Posted 20 days ago
won and now the club’s attention turns to the most famous event on Australia’s spring racing calendar. It will host the Daily Liberal Melbourne Cup Day and Mr Gordon invited the public to come along and get into the spirit. “Melbourne Cup Day... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Grand plans for old Daily Liberal building garner attentionA concept drawing for the 216 Macquarie Street site formerly occupied by the Da
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
A concept drawing for the 216 Macquarie Street site formerly occupied by the Daily Liberal. The site that formerly housed the production of this newspaper will be transformed into a cosmopolitan retail and residential centre if plans released by its... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Grand plans for old Daily Liberal building are revealedA concept drawing for the 216 Macquarie Street site formerly occupied by the Da
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
A concept drawing for the 216 Macquarie Street site formerly occupied by the Daily Liberal. The site that formerly housed the production of this newspaper will be transformed into a cosmopolitan retail and residential centre if plans released by its... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Kerbside recyclers to get no joy from container deposit schemeafter the scheme officially begins on December 1, consumers won’t receive the r
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
after the scheme officially begins on December 1, consumers won’t receive the rebate, even if the bottle is recycled. The Daily Liberal asked the office of Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton if the scheme punished people who did the right thing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Exciting developments, but more CBD housing needed: Etheridgeshe was incredibly excited to see the development – as well as the work current
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
she was incredibly excited to see the development – as well as the work currently being undertaken by MAAS in the former Daily Liberal building – and hoped it would be the catalyst for other companies to do the same. While she didn’t want to do... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fashion and fun combine on Derby Day at Dubbo Turf Clubblack and white, with Fashions On The Field again sure to be a hotly-contested
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
black and white, with Fashions On The Field again sure to be a hotly-contested event. The same can also be said for the Daily Liberal Hot 100, with great prizes up for grabs for the person voted as the best dressed via our website... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Pumping new life into the heart of our citytraffic and a lack of activity. The MAAS Group Family Properties has started d
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
traffic and a lack of activity. The MAAS Group Family Properties has started demolishing 216 Macquarie Street, home to the Daily Liberal until the building was sold late last year, to make way for a 5000 square metre re-development MAAS says will... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Macquarie St buildings make way for major redevelopmentin the main street. In 2016 MAAS Group Family Properties purchased 216 Macquar
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
in the main street. In 2016 MAAS Group Family Properties purchased 216 Macquarie Street, previously occupied by the Daily Liberal. It has since acquired development consent from Dubbo Regional Council to demolish the buildings on the site,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Students are excited to sing as one voiceWednesday rehearsing. The year 3/4 class have already learned the words and so
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 days ago
Wednesday rehearsing. The year 3/4 class have already learned the words and some actions, and on Wednesday they gave the Daily Liberal a sneak preview of their performance. The kids were excited to join with the rest of their school mates – 650... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Boarding school would boost economy: Dubbo Chamber of Commercewould consider Dubbo as a pretty attractive place for their kids to go to schoo
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
would consider Dubbo as a pretty attractive place for their kids to go to school.” Almost 85 per cent of respondents to a Daily Liberal poll asking “Do you think Dubbo should have a boarding school?” had answered “yes” by mid-afternoon on... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Locals love their lakes, finds Dubbo councillorbeen mixed reactions to the establishment of a man-made lake in the city. As of
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
been mixed reactions to the establishment of a man-made lake in the city. As of Wednesday afternoon, a poll on the Daily Liberal website had been taken by more than 400 people. Of those, 60 per cent said they were in favour of the lake,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Former Dubbo residents report themselves safe in New YorkAND SOUND: A photo of Karen and Les Stewart taken earlier this week, with the N
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
AND SOUND: A photo of Karen and Les Stewart taken earlier this week, with the New York skyline in the background. A former Daily Liberal employee and her husband have reported themselves as being safe in the wake of a terrifying terrorist attack in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE: November 2007 – Part 1Photos from the pages of the Daily Liberal in November 2007. Feeling nostalgic
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
Photos from the pages of the Daily Liberal in November 2007. Feeling nostalgic? How about a look back at what was happening in November 2007. For some, it feels like yesterday, for others, 10 years feels like a long time ago – but the big question... Read more
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Daily Liberal
November is a chance to grow, grow, grow your mo, mo, moSwervin’ Mervyn Hughes, Allan Border, DK Lillee. Locally, some of Dubbo’s best
Daily Liberal / Posted 25 days ago
Swervin’ Mervyn Hughes, Allan Border, DK Lillee. Locally, some of Dubbo’s best mos come in the media. Our editor at the Daily Liberal, Brian O’Flaherty, has some facial follicles, as does respected TV cameraman ‘Rusty’ Kinsey. But there’s also... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The secret to being Freddie Mercury is ‘belief’Mercury and Queen’s last performance, at Wembley Stadium in 1986. Mr Crane, wh
Daily Liberal / Posted 28 days ago
Mercury and Queen’s last performance, at Wembley Stadium in 1986. Mr Crane, who has performed around the world, told the Daily Liberal that country audiences “appreciate the act coming to their town”. “It’s a great feeling having the audience... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Expect laughter and tears at 2017 Orana Relay for Lifea bit of a roller coaster of emotions some times,” organising committee chairma
Daily Liberal / Posted 30 days ago
a bit of a roller coaster of emotions some times,” organising committee chairman Jason Dearmer candidly told the Daily Liberal on Thursday. Emotions aside, he’s determined that the event organised by a dozen volunteers across the past 12... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Water park is what dreams are made ofA Dubbo councillor reckons the Goondiwind water park is what dreams are made of
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 30 days ago
A Dubbo councillor reckons the Goondiwind water park is what dreams are made of. The Daily Liberal reported on the push by Dubbo Regional councillor John Ryan for the construction of a lake in Dubbo. At the October meeting of council on Monday... Read more
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