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Does Cobar’s water meet health standards?

Cobar Shire Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko and the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSW LHD) want to assure the Cobar community that our water supply meets public health standards. In response to a request from local resident Lydon McIntyre for a document attesting that Cobar’s water meets drinking water […]

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Health Minister signs off on MPHS

Cobar Shire Council reports the proposed new Multi Purpose Health Service (MPHS) has finally been signed off by the State Health Minister which paves the way for council to recruit an aged care provider for the Lilliane Brady Village. Council’s director of finance and community services Kym Miller said State […]

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Water treatment plant upgrade is one step closer

Cobar Shire Council has awarded the tender for the construction of its new water treatment plant. The tender was approved on Thursday by councillors at an extraordinary meeting however council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said the name of the successful tenderer is not yet public knowledge. “Council accepted the recommendation […]

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Children’s care services in danger

Around 80 families across the far west that access educators under Cobar Shire Council’s In-Home Care service are in danger of losing their government funding. Cobar Shire Council’s director of corporate and economic services Angela Shepherd said there are two areas of concern with children’s services funding that may affect […]

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RFS shed fix set to be a slow process

Cobar Shire Council is working with the Rural Fire Service (RFS) but has a slow process ahead to resolve the issues relating to the organisation’s new shed in Cobar. The matter was discussed last Thursday night’s council meeting when Cr Peter Yench called for an update and also for further […]

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Funds to finally build truck wash

Cobar is one of 26 towns to be approved for funding for a truck wash out site. At a NSW Nationals conference in Broken Hill on the weekend NSW Roads Minister Melinda Pavey announced the successful recipients to share $10million in joint government funding to build new or upgrade existing […]