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Heritage status out the door?

Jenny Barlass A question mark hangs over the heritage status of a charming Epping cottage, with a developer wanting to knock it down and put...

Business & Finance

Tightened lending conditions

Raj Ladher What you should know Over the past 12 to 24 months, mortgage lending has tightened up significantly. This is due to the regulators...

Do you fix it or keep it swinging?

RAJ LADHER With interest rates at a record low and tipped to start increasing over the next few months, is it time for you to...

Is it too late to invest in property?

MARK PLASKITT, MORTGAGE BROKER Let’s face it, in Australia - and particularly Sydney - we love property. Most people want to own their own homes,...

Making a will – why you can’t afford to put it...

MARK PLASKITT, FINANCIAL ADVISER To paraphrase Benjamin Franklin: the only things certain in life are death and taxes! It raises the issue of estate planning –...

Sport

Senior Squad for 2018

Introducing 4 more from our Senior Squad for 2018 Clockwise from top left: 🏉 Josh Fraser - Utility back from Blacktown and Hills with 40 games in...

2018 Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield Opportunity

The Asquith Magpies Rugby League Club calls on Senior players looking for an opportunity in the 2018 Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield Season. ​The...

2018 Metro League Player Nominations close November 6

We had an extremely successful and exciting 2017 season and are really looking forward to the new challenges that 2018 with bring for HDNA with...

2017 Team Of The Year | Sydney Shield

The Asquith Magpies, East Campbelltown Eagles, St Marys Saints and Mounties account for 13 of the Sydney Shield's best 17 players from the regular...

Health & Lifestyle

Lyme – the disease that isn’t

Jenny Barlass It’s the medical conspiracy of our times - a disease that the Australian Government refuses to recognize, nor sanction treatment on the public...

Nature Notes

India – a soul-stirring experience

Nick Hodges There wasn't much wildlife in Delhi - unless you count the cows dicing with death in the traffic-choked streets.  Or the domestic pigs...
Photo credits: Judith Ramage. Cradle Mountain in summer

Cradle Mountain magic

NICK HODGES Cradle Mountain National Park, in Tasmania, is a favourite place of mine which I visit on a regular basis, and always in winter....

Nature Notes

NICK HODGES Like many Australians I have friends who live in this country and who are married to Britons, and British friends who are married...
Photo: Judith Ramage

Nature Notes

Something caught my eye through the window of the national park's tea shop.  There, only three metres away, in the fork of a tree...

Outdoor Life

India – a soul-stirring experience

Nick Hodges There wasn't much wildlife in Delhi - unless you count the cows dicing with death in the traffic-choked streets.  Or the domestic pigs...
A large sandstone overhang providing some shelter

Roseville to Macquarie Park

3 hrs 30 mins, 8.8 km. A one way, hard track This walk starts at Roseville Station and explores the streets and alleyways before joining...

In the garden with Linda Ross

Late summer gardens are ready for change – it’s time to start thinking about the autumn planting season to come. No time to let...
Photo credits: Judith Ramage. Cradle Mountain in summer

Cradle Mountain magic

NICK HODGES Cradle Mountain National Park, in Tasmania, is a favourite place of mine which I visit on a regular basis, and always in winter....

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The Garden Edge

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