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NDIS workshop encourages people to make own decisions

A workshop held in Cobar yesterday aimed to help locals better understand the choices they have under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). My Choice Matters, an independent non-government organisation that works with people with a disability and their families hosted the workshop. Course facilitator Gloria Boyle said the […]

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Newey’s future use to be put under the microscope

A draft of the Newey Master Plan will be presented to councillors at Cobar Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting tomorrow. Council’s director of planning and environmental services Garry Ryman provided councillors with a report on the draft plan on June 21 however the matter was deferred for discussion at last month’s […]

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Celebrating Cobar’s own cult classic

Planning is well underway for a unique car festival to be held in Cobar next year in conjunction with the Festival of the Miner’s Ghost. Event organiser Ben Hewlett outlined his plans for the ‘Running On Empty’ car movie festival to be held in 2018. ‘Running On Empty’ was released […]

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Camels score six tries to secure victory

The Cobar Camels recorded a well deserved 39-24 win over the Brewarrina Brumbies in the Western Plains Rugby match at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval on Saturday. The fourth placed Brewarrina Brumbies came to Cobar with a full strength side ready to play however, they came up against a Camels team […]