KML celebrates 30 years

Local engineering firm KML Industries celebrated the huge milestone of 30 years in business on Friday at their workshop in Hartman Street. A large group of family, friends and former workmates “crashed” the KML Christmas party to surprise business owner Michael Prince and congratulate him on his 30 years in […]


Cheerful Christmas parade

Santa Claus was definitely looking his best for the Cobar Business Association’s annual Christmas Street Parade last Thursday night after a hair cut and blow wave on the Outback Styles Hair Salon float. The clever float idea caught the attention of the judges and they shared the Best Float title […]


Community send-off for much loved duo

         Dr Deon Heyns and his wife Ingrid, a local nurse, were farewelled by the Cobar community on Sunday. The pair will work their last shifts this Friday and attend more farewell functions this week with Cobar Primary Health Care and Cobar Hospital staff before packing up and heading to […]


Local woman joins Leadership Muster in Canberra

Local woman Laura Ah-See was in Canberra last week participating in the National Rural Women’s Coalition (NRWC) Leadership Muster. The NRWC is funded by the Federal Government through the Office for Women and works to support and grow vibrant rural, regional and remote communities. The Women’s Leadership Muster is a […]


Newey Plan of Management progresses

Cobar Shire Councillors voted last week that council commence the process to have the Newey Reserve reclassified as a park. A report to last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting from council’s environmental supervisor Melissa Gunn advised, under the Crown Land Management Act 2016, categorisation of the Newey Reserve was required to […]