Small Business Month

Small Business

1st MARCH TO 31st MARCH 2022 Designed to promote small businesses in our area Dural and District Business Chamber is participating in the NSW Small Business Month program. NSW Small Business Month is brought to you by the NSW Government. This year’s theme is Rebuild, Recharge and Refresh, reflecting and acknowledging that 2020 was challenging […]



By Bev Jordan AM Family Court Judge and Hills local Justice Garry Allan Watts has been awarded an AM for significant service to the law, and to the judiciary, particularly to the Family Court. He has been a Judge in the Family Court of Australia since 2005 and has held significant roles while in office. […]

Hills Shire Australia Day Award Winners Announced

Australia Day

The Hills Shire Council’s Australia Day Award recipients have been announced during a special ceremony at the Pioneer Theatre on Wednesday, January 19. On behalf of The Hills Shire, I congratulate everyone that has been nominated in our Australia Day Awards,” Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Peter Gangemi said. “I thank them for their […]

New Online Safety Laws Come Into Effect

Berowra Australians Living in Berowra election on 21 May resilient Online Safety

By Julian Leeser As a parent, I worry about the safety of kids online. I worry about online predators, and I worry about the adverse mental health and other effects of kids spending too much time online. That’s why I’m delighted that our government has made changes to the online safety environment which have recently […]

100 Million Rapid Antigen Tests Secured

Rapid Antigen Test

By Ray Williams The second 50 million of the 100 million Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) procured by the NSW Government, is scheduled for delivery from now into March. These tests will support the NSW public sector workforce, support our return to school plan and provide support to those most in need. The boost to NSW’s […]

Essential Home Care Equipment

Home Care

Our seniors are one of the most vulnerable groups facing this current Covid-19 challenge. It’s only natural that families embrace the responsibility of looking after their loved ones in the comfort of their own homes during this time. Home Care A bit of planning and preparation in addition to good intention will make the task manageable. […]

Well Done, Class Of 2021!

Class of 2021

By Craig Hingston The announcement of the HSC results is an opportunity to celebrate the many gifts and talents that God has given to our Class of 2021 and, because Pacific Hills Christian School is a school dedicated to the holistic development of each student, it is also a chance to remember the many contributions they have […]

People in Your Community Need Your Help!

Community in-home care services

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a critical shortage of workers in Home Care. Are you studying to be a nurse or a community care worker? Or perhaps you have your qualifications and are ready to support people who are older, or who have disabilities, and who live in your local community. Your skills and knowledge […]

Don’t Delay, Get Your Booster Today!

Matt Kean Galston High School Closure of Galston Gorge Grand Openings Get Your Booster Covid-19 Recyclers

By Matt Kean A few days ago, I was pleased to roll up my sleeve and get your booster shot. As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic vaccination is the key to protecting you and your loved ones from getting seriously sick from the virus. The community of Hornsby was amazing last year with […]

On Australia Day – David Elliott MP

Australia Day

On Australia Day I joined veterans and volunteers from the RSL Castle Hill sub-branch at the Castlebrook Memorial Park at their annual Flag Planting commemorative event. Sub-branch member Mike Lee established this ceremony in 2007 on Australia Day as a way to remember those who had served their country. This event is an excellent way […]