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Camels came off second best to Rams

The Cobar Camels took on a very strong Walgett Rams outfit for Round 4 of the Western Plains Rugby competition at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval on Saturday afternoon and came off second best. The Camels were hit just before kick-off with the news of the withdrawal of several key players, […]

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$20M carrot for council to join others in the west

Deputy Premier John Barilaro has offered a $20 million “carrot” for councils in the state’s Far West to establish two Joint Organisations (JOs). He said the money could be used to fund air services, better roads, tourism and culture projects in the region. Mr Barilaro made the announcement at a […]

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Roosterettes sensational on their home turf

The Cobar Roosterettes were sensational on their home turf on Saturday beating the Coonabarabran Unicorns 34-4 in Round 6 of the Castlereagh League Tag competition. It was less than two minutes into the game when the Cobar side got their first touch of the ball and from which they scored […]

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Historic flag raising event

The raising of an Aboriginal flag for the first time at the Cobar Shire Council Chambers on Friday was a very important moment for local indigenous people. Local indigenous elder, Elaine Ohlsen, spoke on behalf of the Local Aboriginal Lands Council board at Friday’s flag raising ceremony. “It’s been a […]