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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 […]

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Aurelia raises the funds for Peak mine purchase

Aurelia Metals Limited has received an “overwhelmingly positive response” to its capital raising activities to fund the purchase of Peak Gold Mines. The company, which owns Nymagee’s Hera Mine, announced the acquisition of New Gold’s Peak Gold Mines in November last year. Since then Aurelia’s institutional and major shareholder placements […]

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Australia Day ambassador successful in multiple fields

Cobar’s 2018 Australia Day Ambassador is John Kundereri Moriarty AM, who has overcome adversity to achieve great success in multiple fields. Mr Moriarty is a life-long advocate for Aboriginal equality, reconciliation and cultural preservation. He is co-founder and co-chairman of The Nangala Project, a not-for-profit initiative which creates sustainable opportunities […]