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A $50K pool plan

Cobar Shire Council will spend $50,000 of their NSW Government Resources for Regions Round 7 funding on a plan to upgrade Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The funding will enable Council to engage a suitably qualified and reputable consultant to undertake and deliver a business case study for investigating the upgrade […]

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$1.375M spend on industrial area

Cobar Shire Council has been allocated $1.375 million from Round 7 of the NSW Government Resources for Regions funding to upgrade the Cobar Industrial Estate. When applying for the funding, Council proposed the money would be spent to upgrade roads (to a standard capable of withstanding use by A Double […]

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NSW Premier pays a visit to Cobar

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was in Cobar yesterday to announce the NSW Government would be handing back more than 15,000 hectares of land to Aboriginal owners to form the new Mount Grenfell National Park and the Mount Grenfell State Conservation Area. The Premier paid a visit to the Mount Grenfell […]

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Mount Grenfell access improved

Access to the Mount Grenfell historic aboriginal site will become much easier with the Pulpulla Road (Shire Road 6) soon to be sealed. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced last week that 14 councils in his electorate would benefit from $43.9million in funding from the Fixing Local Roads program, […]

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Cobar to receive resources funds

Cobar Shire Council is set to benefit from $4.4million from the NSW Government’s revamped resources for Regions program. Deputy Premier and minister responsible for resources John Barilaro announced the changes last week. “Every year our vibrant mining towns contribute to the NSW economy, but this success can place extra pressure […]

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Ward Oval set for complete transformation

A big windfall for Cobar Shire Council last week has ensured that an $11.7million Community Hub can now be built at Ward Oval. Council was awarded $6.7million last week from Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) for the construction of an Early Learning Precinct as […]