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Government fund to plug the leaks

Critical repairs and maintenance of the Albert Priest Channel to help improve water supply efficiency for Cobar and Nyngan is to be funded by the NSW Government. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced the funding when he visited Cobar last week. The $2million is being provided to Bogan Shire Council […]

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Council presents a conservative budget for coming year

Cobar Shire Council was pleased to be able to present a “good” budget to ratepayers at public meeting last Wednesday night. Council’s director of corporate and community services, Kym Miller, said he’s worked out a conservative budget for 2019/2020 that has “very little risk and significant opportunities”. “There’s no reduction […]

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Decades of local service

Vinnies volunteers Jean Manns (who has given over 25 years service), Ann Dunn (11 years) and Jan Johnson (20+ years) have been recognised by Vinnies for their ‘long service’ to the charitable organisation. Other long serving volunteers (not pictured) to have received long service badges include: Dawn Griffiths and Bev […]

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Major works to bring our museum into this century

With tourism a focus of the NSW Government’s funding supplied to Joint Organisations, the Great Cobar Heritage Centre will benefit from a $1.43million upgrade.  Museum staff have described the funding as an “exciting opportunity” to update some of the current displays, some of which are over 30 years old. Many […]

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Award recognises a rare talent in local council engineer

Cobar Shire Council’s Roads Works Manager Adrienne Pierini has been honoured with a Minister’s Award for Women in Local Government. Ms Pierini was announced as the winner of the Women in a Non-Traditional Role—Rural or Regional Council category last week by Local Government Minister Shelley Hancock. The Minister handed out […]

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State politicians check in on Cobar

Cobar Shire Council hosted a visit from NSW State Treasurer Dominic Perrottet (far left) and the NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro (far right) on Saturday with the pair making funding announcements of $2million to kick start work on piping the Albert Priest Channel (which supplies our water) and $1.43million of […]

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Fire safety starts at preschool

Cobar Preschoolers had a visit from staff from the Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar recently. Children learnt about fire safety and what to do if there is a fire at their house. They practised getting down low and “go, go, go” and got to have a look through […]

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Proper petiquette

As part of a Living Safely with Pets Primary School Program, St John’s School Kinder to Year 2 students had a visit from Elmo the dog and program facilitator Jackie Roper from the NSW Government Responsible Pet Program. The program educates children on what it means to be a responsible […]