Clinics run with military precision

There’s been an excellent response from Cobar residents coming forward to be vac-cinated against COVID-19 at this week’s pop-up clinic. Run by the Western NSW Local Health District in partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Cobar’s Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic gave out 315 shots of Pfizer and AstraZeneca to […]


Jimmy gets the jab

Jimmy Neyland rolled up his sleeve on Friday for a COVID vaccination with nurse Lisa Travis at the Cobar Health Service. Staff carried out 282 vaccinations at Friday’s clinic adding to the 151 vaccinations they administered to local residents last month. Health Service Manager Mary Urquhart reports a cross section […]


Urgency for testing and vaccination

While the NSW Health’s website is show-ing one positive COVID case listed for Co-bar, Cobar Shire Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said the case was however de-tected in Mudgee. As of Monday night at 8pm, the Western NSW Local Health District reports Cobar has not yet recorded a positive COVID […]


Cobar streets are quiet during lockdown

The streets are considerably quieter in Cobar this week with many residents abid-ing by the statewide lockdown measures announced by NSW Premier Gladys Beriji-klian on Saturday. As of midday yesterday there still have been no COVID cases detected in the Cobar Shire, however the virus continues to edge closer to […]


Praise for Aged Care workers

The Lilliane Brady Village staff were treated to a delicious afternoon tea on Friday in acknowledgement of Aged Care Employee Day 2021. An initiative of Leading Age Services Australia, the annual day recognises each and every team member involved in caring for the 13 million older Australians receiving home care […]


Lotto division one prize goes to a local

Cobar’s mystery TattsLotto division one winner has been found but it’s taken a while for Carl Young to let that all sink in. The local farmer had gone about his week as usual, without realising he had a division one winning Saturday Lotto ticket stuffed in his wallet. After reading […]


Gas proposal scrapped for Far West area

Landholders in Far West NSW opposed to the NSW State Government’s proposal to survey for natural gas in their area are breathing a sigh of relief after the Government announced last Wednesday that the proposal won’t be going ahead. The NSW Government’s Future of Gas Statement, released last week by […]


A bird’s eye view of new TAFE learning centre

New TAFE learning centre progressing TAFE NSW is progressing on its delivery of Cobar’s new multi-million dollar Connected Learning Centre and multi-trades workshop, which will significantly expand local education and training opportunities. The concrete slab foundations for both the Connected Learning Centre and multi-trades workshop are now complete, with the […]