Exhibition space upgrade planned for our museum

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries yesterday announced Cobar Shire Council would receive $398,188 to upgrade exhibitions at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre. Mr Humphries was in Cobar yesterday to present the funding from round two of the NSW Government’s $100million Regional Cultural Fund. “Most of the extant exhibitions are 30 […]


Newey Plan of Management progresses

Cobar Shire Councillors voted last week that council commence the process to have the Newey Reserve reclassified as a park. A report to last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting from council’s environmental supervisor Melissa Gunn advised, under the Crown Land Management Act 2016, categorisation of the Newey Reserve was required to […]

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Council’s improved cash position

Cobar Shire Council’s cash position has improved over the past year. Council’s audited financial statements will be presented to tomorrow’s Ordinary Council Meeting with Council’s director of finance and community services Kym Miller “delighted” with council’s current cash balance. Mr Miller told The Cobar Weekly they had originally planned for […]

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O’Neill Road town water not viable

A report to Cobar Shire’s Ordinary Council Meeting tomorrow will recommend that council doesn’t extend the town water supply to include O’Neill Road residents. The report, compiled by council’s water and sewer manager Eric Poga, comes after much debate has been waged on the matter by councillors for more than […]

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Council will go ahead with truck wash

The main discussion at last week’s Cobar Shire Council Ordinary Meeting was whether or not council should go ahead and build a new truck wash. Cr Peter Maxwell put a rescission motion to the meeting calling for council to reconsider building a new truck wash which he said had morphed […]