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Parkes electorate to cover half of NSW

The proposed new federal electorate of Parkes will see a substantial increase in its geographic size, increasing to half of the state. A recent decision by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) determined that New South Wales (NSW) would lose one federal electoral division while Western Australia (WA) would gain an […]

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Ambassador to help celebrate Australia

  Founder of Neighbour Day, Andrew Heslop, will be Cobar’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2016. Mr Heslop is an awarded keynote speaker and community leader who achieved a global reputation as a social entrepreneur after founding Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day. Neighbour Day began in 2003 and aims […]

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Waste depot fire

Cobar Shire Council staff along with staff from the Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Fire & Rescue NSW were quick to act to control a fire at council’s waste depot last Wednesday morning. Stephen Poulter from council’s planning and environmental services department said council was notified of the fire at […]

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Jade Martin Band playing at Tamworth

The Jade Martin Band are fast becoming well known in the music industry and were recently asked to play at the 2016 Tamworth Country Music Festival (TCMF). The band’s lead singer Jade Martin said after a weekend of playing gigs in Tamworth earlier this year at the Albert Hotel they […]