Planting Trees for the Queen’s Jubilee

Queen's Jubilee

By Julian Leeser Last month we celebrated Her Majesty the Queen’s Jubilee 70 years on the throne serving our country and the Commonwealth. Her reign has outlasted 16 Australian Prime Ministers, 20 NSW Premiers, 14 US Presidents, and 67 Melbourne Cup winners. She has been a constant in an ever-changing world. Her service is remarkable, […]

HSC Achieving Goals

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By Matt Kean As the school year for 2022 commenced at all levels, I have been impressed with both students and teachers across my electorate, as they again show their resilience. Towards the end of last year, I watched closely as the HSC results came in across my electorate and I would like to briefly […]

Kids, Environmental Champions

Environmental Champions

Local Hills students get a kick-start in becoming future environmental champions, with schools in The Hills given the chance to share in $1 million through the 2022 Woolworths Junior Landcare Grants. Woolworths will offer Hills schools and early learning centres, up to $1,000 each, to develop projects that focus on sustainable food production, improving waste […]

Rural Round Up

Galston Village

By Councilor Warren Waddell Long overdue, it was great to see the eastern end of Galston village finally connect to the existing footpath network. Both the Galston Rd. and Arcadia Rd. access points have been paved to meet the complex stairs, which in turn will help preserve the grass and other vegetation. The disability access […]

Hillside Public School

Hillside school

WHY DO STUDENTS IN SMALL SCHOOLS SUCCEED? The school works like a big family in many ways. The children mix with older and younger peers in and out of the classroom. It allows them to develop wonderful peer relationships, they have a great respect for each other, their teachers and they take great pride in […]

Dancing to the Top


By Craig Hingston The OneMaker Academy for Performing Arts based at Dural has appointed a new Head of Dancing for 2022 and she has an impressive CV. Claire Leeds has been a part of the OMA team since 2016 and began her interest in dance at the tender age of two. During her high school […]