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Census data gives a Cobar snapshot

Data from the 2016 Census Data for Population and Housing has been released, giving a snapshot of life in Cobar. On Census night (August 9, 2016) Cobar had a population of 3,990, with 2,035 males and 1,953 females. The 641 people aged between 25 and 34 represent the largest age […]

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Assisting the aged

There was a good roll of 15 interested people for the WS Brennan Centre’s annual general meeting last Tuesday. Run by the Cobar Senior Citizens Amenities Organisation Inc, the WS Brennan Centre is a subsidised rental facility that consists of 18  single units which suit aged pensioners. They are let […]

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Locals hear how NDIS can support mental health issues

Flourish Australia, which supports local mental health and wellbeing, held an information session in Cobar on Friday to help locals learn how to access the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The session was facilitated by Mark Cliff, Flourish Australia’s NDIS business manager. “It’s not so much a forum, really […]

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Old mine workings could pose a danger to trespassers

Peak Gold Mines staff report they have recently seen an increase in individuals trespassing at the Great Cobar Mine. “This area has been fenced off to ensure the safety of the community and should not be used as a recreational area,” Peak’s environment and social responsibility supervisor Sophie Bereyne said. […]

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Kamikaze Pilots come out on top

After winning the first of their five games in last Thursday night’s Squalleyball grand final, Kamikaze Pilots then found themselves down 2-1 with BNB looking like they were getting on a roll. Kamikaze Pilots easily won the first game 21-7 but BNB bounced back to win the next two games […]

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Mini Masters fundraiser hailed a fantastic day

The COHOE Roosters Club hosted a Mini Masters rugby league tournament in Cobar on Saturday in support of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). The fun day attracted a good crowd of supporters and spectators to Tom Knight Memorial Oval with all games played in the spirit of Masters games […]

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Locals throw their support behind RFDS

Three months ago local nurses Lisa Travis and Beau Webster had a goal to raise $5,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) by walking the Larapinta Trek in the Northern Territory. Last Monday when the pair returned from their 98km walk over five days through the McDonald Ranges, they […]