Learning presented in a fun way

Parents and children spent the morning with visiting kinesiologists Brendan and Gail O’Hara at the Cobar Mobile Children’s Services playgroup session on Monday. The O’Haras travel the country and, in particular to regional areas, running sound healing and early childhood workshops that aim to create and strengthen neural networks in […]


Funding for education for rural children

Cobar Mobile Children’s Services has received $68,620 to continue their work helping isolated children experience the best possible start to their education. The grant has been awarded by the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) under its Tackling Tough Times Together initiative. Member for Parkes Mark Coulton visited Cobar […]

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CWA donation to help local bush kids

Cobar Mobile Children’s Services (CMCS) will once again be able to offer their services to bush kids aged between four and 12 years old. A donation of $8,000 this week from the Country Women’s Association (CWA) Cobar branch to CMCS, who recently lost some of their funding, will mean they […]

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Drought funds to support preschools

Services looking after our littlest learners in the Cobar Shire will share in $370,000 of NSW Government relief funding during this tough drought period. State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said this will ensure preschool services can continue to operate during the adverse economic conditions associated with the drought period. […]

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Mobile children’s services uncertain

Funding for the continuation of Cobar Mobile Children’s Services (CMCS) playgroups for bush kids is up in the air with the service unsure what will happen from next month. Four days a week the CMCS staff visit children on isolated properties catering for families on 17 stations to deliver educational […]