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Many items on the economic taskforce agenda

Cobar Shire Council’s Economic Taskforce Committee met recently to develop several key points to present at last Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting. At the July 18 meeting members were provided with an update on the truck wash bay, the Regional Marketing and Promotion project, the development of the Destination Cobar website […]


Free campers can stay at the Newey

Cobar Shire Council will work towards a plan of management for the Newey Reserve that will include a section to facilitate the use by campers. There was much discussion about free camping at the Newey during last week’s Cobar Shire Council Ordinary Meeting. Councillors expressed support for free camping in […]


Newey’s future use to be put under the microscope

A draft of the Newey Master Plan will be presented to councillors at Cobar Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting tomorrow. Council’s director of planning and environmental services Garry Ryman provided councillors with a report on the draft plan on June 21 however the matter was deferred for discussion at last month’s […]


Grant brings medical centre extensions a step closer

The Cobar Primary Health Care Centre’s proposed extensions will be going ahead following an announcement last week that the centre’s application for Federal Government funding had been approved. The $200,000 grant for extensions will create more space in the centre to entice more doctors, nurses and other health professionals to […]

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Water plant team keen to get started

Laurie Curran says his team is very much looking forward to working on the Cobar water treatment plan upgrade project. Mr Curran is the managing director of Laurie Curran Water P/L, and has just won the tender to build Cobar’s new Water Treatment Plant. Mr Curran, along with company director […]