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Teenager wins a top sporting award

Hannah Carroll, Chrissy Gilligan and John Collins were the recipients of this year’s Australia Day sports awards. Teenager Hannah Carroll won the Kerrigungi award which recognises representative sporting achievements. Last year Hannah represented Cobar in a number of sports including netball and athletics. Hannah won the NSW Discus State Championship […]

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Awards recognise community service

The Cobar community came out to support the nominees of this year’s Australia Day Awards which were presented in a ceremony at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday. Colleen Boucher was awarded the Bossie Mitchell Services to the Community Award. She had some tough competition with 15 nominations in […]

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Chemists ready to help as codeine changes come into force

From tomorrow Cobar residents, like all other Australian residents, will no longer be able to buy medication containing codeine from chemists without a prescription. The Australian Government has made changes to the law regarding the sale of medicines containing codeine. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) unanimously agreed to the changes […]