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ACMA ruling to prevent 2WEB’s Cobar broadcast

The Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) has rejected Cobar Shire Council’s request to re-transmit Bourke’s 2WEB community radio station into Cobar. ACMA licensing officer Jackie Russell said retransmission of the Bourke 2WEB community broadcasting service to the community of Cobar was not consistent with ACMA’s current out of area […]

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Call goes out for new LBV management

The Lilliane Brady Village (LBV) should be under new management by May 2018 with Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a new provider being released last week. As part of the construction of a new medical facility in Cobar which will incorporate the Lilliane Brady Village nursing home, Cobar Shire Council […]

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Yench weighs in on carbon review

Local landholder and Cobar Shire Councillor Peter Yench last week took part in an Emissions Reduction Fund Roundtable discussion in Dubbo. Mr Yench was invited to attend the meeting which was part of the Climate Change Authority’s consultation on its review of the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) legislation which governs […]

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Community can comment on pool rec area upgrades

Cobar Shire Council is seeking community feedback on proposed upgrades to the recreational areas at Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The proposed design is now on display at the Cobar Shire Council administration office, Cobar Shire & TAFE Library or online. Council is encouraging the public to view and have their […]

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Improvements ahead for Dalton Park

Cobar Shire Council will receive $50,000 in state government funding to revitalise Dalton Park. Council’s director of corporate and economic development Angela Shepherd told The Cobar Weekly the funds will help update playground equipment and make improvements to the area. She said while Drummond Park was council’s top priority there […]

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Dangerous material closes Cobar tip

Cobar Shire Council has requested local mines make improvements to their waste management practices after potentially dangerous material was discovered at the Cobar Waste Facility last week. Cobar Shire Council’s manager of planning and environment Stephen Poulter said a small quantity of packing materials linked to mine blasting was discovered […]

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Memorial funds

The Cobar Miners Memorial Project has missed out on funding in the current round of the Building Better Regions Fund. The successful applications of the fund were announced earlier this month with the construction of the Miners Memorial application sadly not on the list of projects to be funded. The […]