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Two day art workshop helps Nymagee residents connect

Nymagee residents were given the opportunity to have fun, get creative and connect with others at a two day art workshop in the village last week. The free workshop was funded under the Australian Government Drought Assistance Package through House With No Steps, Interrelate, Uniting Burnside and Catholic Healthcare. Masti […]

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Woodman resigns from council

Cobar Shire Council’s general manager Gary Woodman resigned last Friday. A statement from Council on Monday advised Mr Woodman had tendered his resignation which was effective immediately. Mr Woodman took up the position of general manager at Cobar Shire Council in July 2010 following the departure of Ray Smith to […]

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Youth upskilling

Cobar Shire Council will receive $14,650 to develop a local youth program aimed at helping young people reach their full potential through activities that benefit their community. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries recently announced $87,650 funding to be shared by Cobar (Upskilling our Youth to Get Involved project), $23,000 for […]

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Parkes electorate to cover half of NSW

The proposed new federal electorate of Parkes will see a substantial increase in its geographic size, increasing to half of the state. A recent decision by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) determined that New South Wales (NSW) would lose one federal electoral division while Western Australia (WA) would gain an […]

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Ambassador to help celebrate Australia

  Founder of Neighbour Day, Andrew Heslop, will be Cobar’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2016. Mr Heslop is an awarded keynote speaker and community leader who achieved a global reputation as a social entrepreneur after founding Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day. Neighbour Day began in 2003 and aims […]