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The Eastern Stony Creek frog (Litoria wilcoxii) Photo credit: Stephen Mahoney

Get frog friendly

Kathy Potter, Frog and Tadpole Study Group of NSW Ways to hop to it and encourage them into your garden Frogs are wonderful creatures with an...

Business & Finance

The budget wrap-up

Raj Ladher With the Treasurer announcing the budget a few weeks ago for 2018/19, here’s a summary of key elements and how they may affect you. Australia’s Budget Profile: The...

The Clock is Ticking

Joanne Porter, First Class Financial Group Your end of financial year checklist With the end of the financial year looming for June 30, many small business...

Aged care — more than a nursing home

MARK PLASKITT Is retirement not far off and you’re making plans for how you’ll take care of yourself or your parents as you/they get older?...

5 tips to get End Of Financial Year ready

MARK PLASKITT It’ll be tax time again before you know it, so what should you be doing before 30th June to make sure you’re prepared?...

Sport

Asquith Magpies Rugby League Club

Due the predicted extreme weather conditions tomorrow some changes have been made to the trials. 14s/15s 1st and 2nd have been cancelled and other...

RON MASSEY CUP & SYDNEY SHIELD

Season 2018 is shaping up to get off to a flying start with our new-look Ron Massey Cup and Sydney Shield teams. Our senior coaches...

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...

Health & Lifestyle

Eating for two, wisely

Tasha Jennings, Naturopath, Nutritionist, Natural Fertility Specialist Plus other things you shouldn’t take during pregnancy As the saying goes, you are what you eat.  This statement...

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Nature Notes

Photo: Judith Ramage

Ural Owls

Nick Hodges Peter and I carried the ladder.  Daniel carried the net. Kjell-ake carried the net.  Kjell-ake was important: he carried the briefcase containing the...
Australian silver gull and black headed gull Photo: Judith Ramage

GULLS

NICK HODGES I know a man who spends a lot of time at his local sewage works. No, he doesn't work there: he's an ornithologist...

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....

Outdoor Life

Leaf Green Stream Frog (Litoaria phyllochroa)

Frogs you’ll find on the North Shore

*Striped Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes peronii), a common ground frog, it lives in leaf litter and makes a distinctive “tok tok” sound. *Peron’s Tree Frog...

Narrabeen Lagoon Trail

Matt McClelland 2 hrs 30 mins 8.6 km easy circuit Stunning water views, wildlife, beautiful forests, picnic areas, kids playgrounds, boat hire and cafes - I...
Photo: Judith Ramage

Ural Owls

Nick Hodges Peter and I carried the ladder.  Daniel carried the net. Kjell-ake carried the net.  Kjell-ake was important: he carried the briefcase containing the...
The Natural Bridge

Curry Road to The Bluff (via the Natural Bridge)

MATT MCLELLAND 1.5hr 3.7 km return medium track with a few big hills Who would have thought in this great city of ours we can walk...

Village Voice

The Garden Edge

Wild Walks