Tuesday, June 15, 2021


Opinion: Penrith has become a city of doers

Troy Dodds on why Penrith has become a mighty place to live.

Hayne should keep Dally Ms: History must exist, warts and all

Should the NRL press the delete button on part of its history?

Tale of the week: Lockdowns, Oscars and Emus

Troy Dodds looks at the recent WA lockdown, plus the Oscars and a miracle sporting win in Penrith.

A day to pause, reflect and remember

ANZAC Day is without doubt the most important day on the Australian calendar.

When it’s gone, it’s gone: Why making memories at Panthers Stadium is more important...

Change is inevitable, but we can still mourn what we're losing.

Flood event proves Dam wall should be raised

Raising the Warragamba Dam wall makes total sense, according to Troy Dodds.

Three decades of dedication to Penrith

The Weekender celebrates its 30th birthday.

Cheering for a Sydney lockdown is dangerous and irresponsible

Current case numbers do not warrant a widespread lockdown.

Thank-you for your support during a crazy 2020

Troy Dodds reflects on a massive year in 2020.

Premiers playing politics with border closures is a dangerous game

Premiers say border closures are all about health advice. But is that true?

Farewell Sizzler, we will miss you… kind of

On Sunday one of Australia’s most iconic and loved restaurant brands served its final delicacy before its doors were shut for good.

What a special week it’s been in Penrith

Sunday night’s decider could go either way, but nobody can take away the fact that our boys got there.

Premier must and will survive scandal

Premier deserves to survive, even if she's taken a personal hit.

Budget provides platform for economic recovery

Budget provides a compelling case for economic recovery.

Coronavirus too shall pass

Troy Dodds on how past pandemics show how quickly the world will return to normal post-COVID.

Two decisions that set Penrith on a path to premiership glory

The 2020 premiership is Penrith's to lose, says Troy Dodds.

NRL makes a mess of Cleary fine

The NRL has embarrassed itself with the handling of the Ivan Cleary situation

Cleary has Panthers perfectly placed for quiet premiership assault

The Panthers are flying under the radar - just as Ivan Cleary would like.

ABC is critical, but not immune from reality

Troy Dodds with his take on the recent ABC cuts.

We can all do better, but cancel culture must not win

George Orwell once said (or didn’t say, depending on who you believe), “the most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate...