ONE YEAR AGO
AUSTIN EVANS LOOKS BACK ON OFFICE
Outgoing Member for Murray, Austin Evans, vacated his campaign office on this day in 2019.
Mr Evans said he looked back on his time in office with no regrets, stating it was a privilege he never took for granted.
STANDING UNITED FOR PEACE AND HARMONY
Following the historical Christchurch massacre, members of the Griffith community stood together in the name of peace and harmony on this day in 2019.
Various community leaders came together and shared an emotional moment of grief and hope.
MORE ROAD WORKS FOR KIDMAN WAY
More road works were set to begin on Kidman Way after Griffith City Council received funding for expansion on this day in 2019.
The set upgrades were to see new lanes added and intersection expansions at Jack McWilliams Road and McGann Road.
FIVE YEARS AGO
PICCOLI NAMED MEMBER FOR MURRAY
Adrian Piccoli was pleased to be named the new Member for Murray on this day in 2015.
The National Party member entered office after receiving 74.8 percent of votes.
JOSS GIVEN CONTRACT FOR HOSPITAL
Joss Construction was awarded the contract to build St Vincent's Private Community Hospital on this day in 2015.
Griffith mayor John Dal Broi said he was pleased to finalise the tender and looked forward to construction.
FUTURE OF RICE ON THE TABLE
Doctor Leigh Vial of the Rice Research Institute said global rice consumption patterns were changing rapidly on this day in 2015.
TEN YEARS AGO
LUKE TESTONI NAMED KING OF KITCHEN
Former TV sports reporter Luke Testoni stunned the competition to be crowned the inaugural Griffith Masterchef on this day in 2010.
Mr Testoni was considered the rank outsider in the grand final, but held his nerve to walk away with the trophy and a kitchen package worth more than $3,000.
SELF-ESTEEM SEMINAR FOR TEENAGERS
Danielle Miller, a leading educator in the problems facing teenage girls, returned to Griffith to host self-esteem seminars on this day in 2010.
The seminars aimed to empower young girls, targeting tough issues such as body image, eating disorders and cyber bullying.
IVA QUARISA RETURNS TO AFRICA
Iva Quarisa left for her third visit to Uganda on this day in 2010, working with the Uganda Australia Christian Outreach program in the struggling African nation.
Ms Quarisa said Africa represented the call of hundreds of voices in need of help.