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Councillors discuss Newey progress

Councillors were updated at last week’s council meeting on the temporary ban on free camping at the Newey recreation area. Cobar Shire Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said work was progressing on the creation of a Plan of Management for the Newey. Council has received two applications from consultants to […]

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Community backlash over Newey ban

Cobar Shire Council’s announcement of a ban on free camping at the Newey has prompted strong community backlash. Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko publically announced the ‘no camping until further notice’ rule last week after receiving a directive from the NSW Department of Industry—Crown Lands and Water. Local resident Jill […]

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Campers curtailed

Cobar Shire Council has been forced to curtail camping at the Newey following a directive last week from the NSW Department of Industry—Crown Lands and Water. Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said he had no choice in the matter which will now see all camping banned at the Newey recreation […]