Airport turns mock disaster zone for exercise

Cobar Airport was turned into a mock disaster zone on Monday as local emergency services, in conjunction with Cobar Shire Council, conducted an emergency drill simulation exercise. Council’s engineering support manager Anil De Silva said the exercise not only allows for the airport emergency plan to be tested but also […]

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Panadol petition

Local pharmacist Russell Smith has joined The Pharmacy Guild of Australia in petitioning the government to put Panadol Osteo back on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Mr Smith, resident pharmacist at the Cobar Pharmacy, said the government’s decision to de-list the over the counter osteoarthritis medication from the PBS as […]


Town library to enter into a new chapter

Cobar is one of three towns in the Barwon electorate to receive a share in $279,265 library funding announced this week by Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries. Mr Humphries was in town on Saturday to deliver the good news to Mayor Lilliane Brady and Cobar Shire & TAFE Librarian Jane […]