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 […]


Hot weather brings more water woes

With the onset of very hot weather Cobar Shire Council received an increase in complaints earlier this month from residents with discoloured water. A number of residents also took to social media to voice their dissatisfaction with the state of the town water supply. Council’s water and sewer manager Eric […]

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High achieving students recognised

Cobar High School paid tribute to its high achieving students last week at the school’s end of year presentation day. Acting principal Shane Carter said many fantastic achievements had been made by students this year in both the academic and sporting fields. This year’s perpetual award winners included: 2017 Dux—Jessica […]

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Funding bonanza for community spaces

Cobar Shire Council has secured a good slice of the almost $6.5million recently awarded to the Barwon Electorate from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Council is to receive $488,340 in total with $345,280 allocated to build the next stage of the Drummond Park Adventure Playground while $142,520 will […]

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Mookhey visits Cobar on western listening tour

Labor’s spokesperson for Barwon Daniel Mookhey MLC was in Cobar yesterday as part of his week-long “listening tour” of Western NSW. In addition to speaking with Mayor Lilliane Brady yesterday Mr Mookhey also met with Broken Hill mayor Darriea Turley. During his tour Mr Mookhey was keen to speak to […]