Netball Proving A Winner For Young Girls

NetSetGO players with Sam Poolman

Why Netball? While we all know that playing sport is good for you, the long-term benefits of playing in a team sport like netball is even more significant. Long-term participation teaches people how to deal with adversity through losses or injuries, problem-solve, push and improve skills, learn resilience and sportsmanship, as well as developing friendships. […]


On 17 December we held a gathering at Fagan Park for the relatives and friends of our esteemed member, Peter Canavan, following a service at St Benedicts, Arcadia. Peter was also involved in the Morgan Owners Club, and some 28 of these iconic cars attended. He will be sorely missed. Work progresses on the 1918 […]

Sydney Wildlife Rescue course in Galston

23-24 February You may have stumbled upon an injured or orphaned animal and didn’t know what to do. Sydney Wildlife members rescue, rehabilitate and release injured native wildlife and you can too. To become a member all you have to do is complete our two day Rescue and Care Course. The next course is in […]

There’s an app for that… All the way from Antarctica

Currently writing this article somewhere on the Drake Passage. Which is the expanse of water between the southern tip of Argentina and Antarctica. The fact that you can even get WiFi in such an isolated destination might be a step too far for some of you but for me it has become very convenient. To […]

Christine Anu-In Conversation & Song

Christine Anu

Talking to and listening to Christine Anu is such a delight says reporter Bev Jordan. Her beautiful voice just lulls you into a place that is both fascinating and relaxing. It’s that fireside chat without the smoke which is why her show, Christine Anu In conversation and song, which arrives in Castle Hill on February […]


Everybody is conscious of the need for the country to change, so we never go through another drought like the last season. City people don’t know it but, the drought is still a very real problem in country areas with struggling farmers going to the wall, some after generations on the land. Our function at […]

Storm clean-up

Continues in The Hills Shire The Hills Shire Council is currently working through a backlog of more than 1300 requests to clear fallen trees, branches and storm debris after damaging storms hit the area in late December. Castle Hill, Baulkham Hills, Kellyville and West Pennant Hills were hardest hit, followed by Rouse Hill, Dural, Annangrove, […]


Drought Affected Women of the Land For too long our hardworking ladies of the land have put their families first. BONE DRY HAY RUN CHARITY APPEAL Committee wish to put together “pamper packs” for these ladies. The “pamper Packs “ will be delivered on our next FORGOTTEN FARMERS hay run to Brewarrina on the 16/02/2019. […]

Dural And District Historical Society Inc. – From History Cottage

People from the Past

Over the coming year the Society has arranged for four one-day tours and nine guest speakers for the enjoyment of Society members and the general public. We live in one of the earliest districts visited and settled by Europeans. Like any small community it is the little details, the events that have happened, the people […]