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Mobile child protection unit serves Cobar

Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries said he believes a mobile child protection unit being trialled in Western NSW has improved the safety of children in remote communities. The Mobile Child Protection Unit (MCPU) is a new initiative by the Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) that has been trialled […]

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The Great Cycle Challenge has begun

Local Rachel Lowe has taken up the challenge to ride a pushbike for more than 300km during October. Rachel will join more than 6,000 people from around Australia for the Children’s Medical Research Institute’s ‘Great Cycle Challenge’. This national community of cyclists will be riding each day to achieve their […]

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Bruce is the shire employee of the month

Bruce Shuttle was recently recognised for his outstanding contribution and hard work when he was awarded the Cobar Shire Council, Employee Of The Month Award last Thursday. Mr Shuttle was presented with the award by council’s human resources manager Michelle Maidens who said Bruce is a great asset to the […]

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Tour de OROC peloton passes through

Riders on this year’s Toyota Tour de OROC were welcomed by Cobar Shire council’s deputy mayor Peter Abbott and general manager Gary Woodman with a cold beer when they arrived in Cobar on Tuesday afternoon after a long, hot ride. This year’s Toyota Tour de OROC 1,200km charity bike ride, […]