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Locals ride 2016 Finke Desert Race

Four Cobar Auto Club members made the long trip to Alice Springs to compete against 410 starters at the 2016 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The Tatts Finke Desert Race is an off road, multi-terrain two-day race for bikes, cars, buggies and quads through desert country from Alice Springs to the […]

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Cobar well represented at State Championships

It’s been a dream for eight years for Cobar netball coach Amie Hill to take a Cobar representative team to the State Championships and that dream was realised on the weekend when the Cobar Opens side competed at the Netball NSW 2016 Samsung State Championships at Charlestown. This year’s State […]

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Cobar rates high for violence

Cobar has ranked as the sixth worst NSW town for domestic violence incidents according to the latest figures released by Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. According to the data there were 49 reported incidents of domestic violence related assault during the past 12 months in Cobar, 2.5 times the […]

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Albert Priest plan may be more than just a pipe dream

A pre-election announcement by Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce could see Cobar’s water security further improved in the future. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said on Tuesday he welcomed Mr Joyce’s announcement of $850,000 to fast-track a feasibility study into a new pipeline in place of […]