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Funds to secure museum for the future

Major works will be undertaken to help preserve the Great Cobar Heritage Centre funded by a State Government grant. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries with Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall yesterday announced Cobar Shire Council had secured $295,603 in funding as part of the first round of […]

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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 […]

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Mining history buffs descend on Cobar for conference

The Australasian Mining History Association is holding its 22nd annual conference in Cobar this week. The week has been planned meticulously by the University of Canberra’s Dr Ken McQueen who has organised many interesting presentations as well as excursions to some of the surrounding mines and local tourist attractions. Cobar’s […]

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Restoration works commence to preserve a Cobar icon

The Great Cobar Heritage Centre is getting ready to undergo a fairly major facelift with restoration work expected to commence on the building’s balcony this week. Cobar tourism officer John Martin said scaffolding has been erected to allow for much needed restoration work to be carried out on the balcony. […]