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New plant to improve water treatment

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro flew into Cobar last week to officially open the town’s new state-of-the-art water filtration plant. The deputy premier joined Mayor Lilliane Brady and Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Adam Marshall to cut the ribbon on the new plant last Wednesday. Mayor Brady praised the […]

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Yabbies season gets underway

The water temperature at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool was a pleasant 21 degrees for the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club’s first dip of the 2019/2020 season on Tuesday night. Founding club member Bob Clark started the season off on the right foot with a first up win in […]

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Cobar at the centre of Orana RDA mining hub vision

Cobar has been earmarked to join a Silicon Valley-style central west/Orana region mining cluster. Regional Development Australia Orana  (RDA Orana) has a plan to unify the mining operations of the region and link them into their new Export Hub. The Hub aims to identify commercial opportunities, facilitate an increase in […]