Celebrating a piece of Cobar history

The Cobar community kicked up its heels last Thursday night to mark the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Cobar’s museum. “If this old building could talk, what a tale she’d tell!” deputy mayor Peter Abbott said of  the Great Cobar Heritage Centre in his opening address. Cr Abbott and […]


$4.4million boost for Cobar

Cobar will receive $4.4million to develop a new industrial estate as part of the NSW Government’s $170million Drought Stimulus Package. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro and State Member for Barwon Roy Butler were in Cobar on Friday to make the funding announcement. Mr Barilaro said the […]

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Landholders report success from water spreading initiative

Local Land Services has been running a Rangeland Rehabilitation Program in the western area since 2007 that is producing some brilliant results, particularly in the wake of recent good rainfall. Paul Theakston, Senior Land Services Officer Rangelands Rehabilitation, is currently in charge of the project and said landholders in the […]

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Peak’s big blast

Peak Gold Mines (PGM) has confirmed that a blasting event that occurred last Thursday at New Cobar, which was felt in town, was indeed bigger than normal. The blast, which was detonated at 3.05pm last Thursday was in a stope approximately 600m below surface and was what the mine calls […]