Bland Shire

Dr Wail – Australian Citizenship Ceremony in 2019

Overseas holidays and random opportunities

How destiny’s hand guided West Wyalong’s beloved doctor duo When a random holiday nearly ten years ago presented a chance to buy a medical practice, Dr Wail Waili and Dr Huda Matrook knew it was destiny’s hand guiding them on a new path. “Our move to Australia was totally unplanned,” said Dr Waili. “We came to Australia for a holiday. The only plan was to do a...

From Beach to Bland

A surprising family tree change From a cramped and ‘horrible’ two-bedder apartment in Sutherland Shire, to 2.5 acres and ‘chickens, veggies and fresh air’, Ryan and Holly Brooks now battle a different kind of bad neighbour and traffic jams. “When I lived in Sydney, my neighbours used to play loud music, bang the doors to their apartments at all hours, and could never take the bins...