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Queen’s Birthday honour for local volunteer

Cobar State Emergency Services (SES) Unit volunteer Gordon Hill received an Emergency Services Medal in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List on Monday. Mr Hill has been part of the Cobar SES since 1992 where he quickly became recognised as a rescuer, trainer and assessor of exceptional skill and capability. […]

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Locals lose locks to help cure cancer

Lisa, Gracie and Montana Dowling shaved off their long locks on Saturday to raise money for the Cancer Council. It started out as Gracie’s idea to raise money and her aunt Lisa said she would do it too. Lisa’s daughter Montana then piped up and said she wanted to shave […]

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Funds to secure museum for the future

Major works will be undertaken to help preserve the Great Cobar Heritage Centre funded by a State Government grant. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries with Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall yesterday announced Cobar Shire Council had secured $295,603 in funding as part of the first round of […]

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Historic flag raising event

The raising of an Aboriginal flag for the first time at the Cobar Shire Council Chambers on Friday was a very important moment for local indigenous people. Local indigenous elder, Elaine Ohlsen, spoke on behalf of the Local Aboriginal Lands Council board at Friday’s flag raising ceremony. “It’s been a […]

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Long held showgirl tradition continues

Once again Eva Halliger claimed the Lyle Boucher Memorial Trophy as the Most Successful Exhibitor in the Main Pavilion at this year’s Cobar Show. Eva had wins in the Vegetables, Flowers, Floral Art and Jams and Preserves sections and took out the prizes for Champion Bloom of the Show, Champion […]

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Baldi’s employees come back for reunion

For 37 years the Baldi family owned and operated a very successful supermarket in Cobar that provided employment for more than 70 people. Many of the Baldi Supermarket’s former employees gathered for a reunion on Saturday night at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Reunion organiser and former employee, Janice […]

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Rodeo action returns to Cobar

With over $15,000 prizemoney on offer, the Sullivan’s Mining & Hardware Rough Stock Rodeo on Saturday attracted a quality field of 66 competitors competing in 12 events. Among the cowboys and cowgirls competing at this year’s Cobar Rodeo was five times ABCRA (Australian Bushmen’s Campdraft and Rodeo Association) Australian Champion, […]