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Major works to bring our museum into this century

With tourism a focus of the NSW Government’s funding supplied to Joint Organisations, the Great Cobar Heritage Centre will benefit from a $1.43million upgrade.  Museum staff have described the funding as an “exciting opportunity” to update some of the current displays, some of which are over 30 years old. Many […]


Award recognises a rare talent in local council engineer

Cobar Shire Council’s Roads Works Manager Adrienne Pierini has been honoured with a Minister’s Award for Women in Local Government. Ms Pierini was announced as the winner of the Women in a Non-Traditional Role—Rural or Regional Council category last week by Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock. The Minister handed out […]


State politicians check in on Cobar

Cobar Shire Council hosted a visit from NSW State Treasurer Dominic Perrottet (far left) and the NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro (far right) on Saturday with the pair making funding announcements of $2million to kick start work on piping the Albert Priest Channel (which supplies our water) and $1.43million of […]


Fire safety starts at preschool

Cobar Preschoolers had a visit from staff from the Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar recently. Children learnt about fire safety and what to do if there is a fire at their house. They practised getting down low and “go, go, go” and got to have a look through […]


Back-to-back wins for BNB

BNB have claimed back-to-back grand final wins of the local Squalleyball competition after they beat Kamikaze 4-1 on Tuesday night at the youth centre. After BNB came out on top in last season’s grand final, Kamikaze, who’d been the competition’s long reigning champs, was hoping to win back the title […]


Proper petiquette

As part of a Living Safely with Pets Primary School Program, St John’s School Kinder to Year 2 students had a visit from Elmo the dog and program facilitator Jackie Roper from the NSW Government Responsible Pet Program. The program educates children on what it means to be a responsible […]


Good results at State titles

The Cobar Senior Representative Netball Team competed at the 2019 HART Senior State Titles hosted by the Camden & District Netball Association over the long weekend and finished with five wins. The team played 21 games over three days at this year’s State Titles and recorded wins against Eurobadalla (26-8), […]