Landmark being restored to former glory

Cobar Shire Council is pleased with the renovation work that is currently under-way at the Cobar Museum building, despite some of the recent negative comments that have been made by members of the public. Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said the restoration of the museum building, which is a significant […]


Lip sync artists help to raise over $12,000

  The Pumpettes netball team has won back-to-back Lip Sync for Netball titles after they claimed the ‘big lips’ trophy on Saturday night at the Cobar Netball Association’s fundraiser at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. While the Pumpettes’ (pictured above at right) rendition of Bruno Mars’ The Lazy Song […]

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Vaccination roll out to start soon

The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) will start providing COVID-19 vaccinations to its staff from next Mon-day. WNSWLHD Chief Executive Scott McLachlan said as part of Phase 1a of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination schedule, the most at-risk groups will receive the vaccine as soon as possible. “Phase 1a […]

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Health hearing to be held in Cobar

Cobar has been confirmed as one of six rural towns where the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry will hold hearings as part of Rural and Regional Health Inquiry. Shadow Minister for Health Ryan Park said Labor welcomed the Parliamentary Inquiry conducting hearings in many of the affected communities. Mr Park said the […]


CSA Support Red Nose Grief and Loss

CSA Senior Mining Engineer, Owen Wells has shaved off his beloved beard (and his hair) in an effort to raise funds for the Red Nose Grief and Loss support group. Owen’s CSA teammates are in full support of his efforts and yesterday helped him to reach a total of $7,400. […]


Council elects its new leadership team

Cr Peter Abbott has officially stepped up into the role of mayor of Cobar Shire Council after he was duly elected to the top job last Thursday. Following the recent passing of Mayor Lilliane Brady OAM, Council was required to elect a new mayor and deputy mayor at their February […]


Lilliane leaves a lifetime legacy

Tributes are flowing in for our long serving Mayor Lilliane Brady OAM who passed away peacefully at Cobar Hospital on Sunday at age 90. Over Cobar’s 150 years of history, many  people have helped to shape Cobar’s identity as a community but none more-so than Lilliane Brady OAM. The tributes […]