The Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad (CATS) held their fourth annual Fun Run in aid of Batyr, a preventative mental health organisation for young people. This year’s event, held in memory of Margaret Settree, who was a strong advocate for Batyr, raised $135 from entry fees.
The second annual Wines2Mines charity bike ride over the weekend didn’t quite go to plan with extreme heat and strong winds making the 390km ride from Yenda to Cobar harder than it should have been. The group of eight riders were given a hero’s welcome when they arrived back in […]
The Batyr crew were in town last week to run follow-up mental health programs and also conduct a mental health community forum at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. The organisation has a focus on preventative education in the area of young people’s mental health and Batyr staff have been […]
It’s not often you can get a man to talk about his feelings, but if a 120kg Super Rugby prop can get up in front of a crowd and talk about mental health, then surely that’s a very powerful message for others. Waratahs Super Rugby player and Batyr ambassador Paddy […]
Immediately after finishing their three day 360km charity ride on Monday night Brad Lawrence, Jade Buckman and Chad Buckman were already talking about next year’s ride. The Wines2Mines trio arrived in Cobar on Monday night (spot on their estimated arrival time of 6pm) having ridden 360km from Griffith to raise […]
A group of young workers aged 18-30 at Peak Gold Mines got talking with an Australian sports star, a CEO and a local miner about good mental health practices on site at the mine last week. Batyr CEO Sam Refshauge, Australian Diamonds netballer and Baytr ambassador Sharni Layton and local […]