ONE YEAR AGO
REFEREES TO REPRESENT INTERNATIONALLY
Nick Altin and Frank Scarfone began readying themselves for a trip to the Touch Football World Cup in Kuala Lumpur on this day in 2019.
They were named among the 120 referees chosen from across the globe to officiate the event. Both Altin and Scarfone were very excited about the opportunity.
DOCTOR HARFORD RESIGNS FROM MLHD
Doctor Elizabeth Harford resigned after 10 years within the Murrumbidgee Local Health District on this day in 2019.
Many esteemed community members congratulated her and showed support for the decision.
ANDERSON ARTWORK WOWS HSC JUDGES
Abby Anderson spoke to The Area News about the aluminium dress she created for the HSC on this day in 2019.
She hand designed about 400 scales and cut around 200 aluminum cans to size to secure herself a band six result and a stunning creation.
FIVE YEARS AGO
YOUNG FANS WELCOME CANBERRA RAIDERS
The Canberra Raiders inspired some of the their youngest and greatest fans at Wade High School on this day in 2015.
The NRL outfit visited schools across Griffith during their pre-season tour, with students of all ages flocking to meet their rugby league heroes.
GANNON COMPETES AT MISS UNIVERSE
21-year-old Madison Gannon began readying herself for the Miss Universe competition heats in Sydney on this day in 2015.
The Griffith girl went from Toyotas to tiaras in the lead up to the competition, stating she was honoured by the opportunity.
RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON DALTON PARK
Members of Griffith City Council looked at introducing stricter regulations for people wanting to hire out Dalton Park for parties on this day in 2015.
The call was made after a party saw extensive damage done to the premises.
TEN YEARS AGO
CDAT LAUNCHES BOOKLETS ON ALCOHOL
The Community Drug Action Team launched new resources in a bid to help reduce alcohol-related injuries on this day in 2010.
The two booklets served as guides for teenagers between 14 and 18, raising awareness of the risks associated with drinking alcohol.
PARTY HOST WARNS PARENTS AFTER RIOT
A 16th birthday party saw four police officers hospitalised and nine people arrested on this day in 2010.
The Griffith single mum hosting the party warned fellow parents about gatecrashers, as after she denied supplying alcohol for the party, a group of older boys arrived with drinks and ran riot after 11pm.
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