Saturday March 19, 2011Meg O'Brien likes a challenge. She has worked in a metropolitan hospital, done remote nursing and now works in a regional setting as the nurse unit manager in the emergency department of Orange Base Hospital.
Thursday February 3, 2011WHEN it comes to raising a family, orang-utans go for quality, not quantity.
Saturday November 27, 2010ORANGE JUICE Coals To Newcastle Box Set (Domino/EMI) RATING: 4/5
Friday March 19, 2010HILARY Mantel looks set to continue her dream run with literary prizes when Wolf Hall, her brilliant re-creation of political life in the Tudor court of Henry VIII that won last year's Man Booker, was yesterday named on the long list for the Orange Prize for fiction by women. Last week Mantel won the US National Book Critics Circle Prize for fiction.
Monday February 8, 2010GLIMPSES of bright orange were once again dancing on the breeze around Kinglake yesterday. But unlike the flames of last year, these jolts of orange came in peace on the wings of butterflies.
Monday December 14, 2009Following the Labor Party's stunning electoral victory under Gough Whitlam, Doug Anthony, re-endorsed as leader of the Country Party, felt compelled to step into the Coalition leadership vacuum to enjoin the Liberals to sort out their leadership problems quickly. He did not mention names and did not disown Sir William McMahon. But he did say his preference was for a younger man. Anthony reserved a blast for the Labor Government, which had announced that all Vietnam-era draft dodgers were to be released and there was also what he thought to be an outrageous suggestion, that they be paid compensation.
Thursday November 19, 2009A FIGHT over dwindling water supplies is brewing at Oberon, where the lion's share of the local dam supply is being diverted to keep a nearby coal-fired power station running.
Tuesday August 25, 20093 eggs, lightly beaten
Friday January 16, 2009Orange Crush (1988) REM
Thursday January 15, 2009A WOMAN in an orange dress was in the car park, grinning like she was crazy. She was performing the tennis equivalent of shadow boxing: hitting pretend serves, clipping pretend volleys, belting pretend groundstrokes while playing pretend rallies. She appeared in need of being locked up, but Elena Dementieva had a quarter-final to play at the Sydney International.
Wednesday December 24, 2008A BAD Christmas surprise would usually involve dodgy gifts such as orange socks or a Paris Hilton album.
Thursday February 14, 2008THE Illawarra under 15 cricket team recently returned from Orange as the western country champions after going through the carnival unbeaten.