Rain brings smiles all across the district

Local cockies, golfers, gardeners and pretty much everyone around the western district was all smiles after good widespread rain was recorded across the Cobar Shire over the weekend. Graziers in the northern part of the Cobar Shire fared the best measuring the most in their rainfall gauges. The Culls at […]


Drought funding on the agenda

The need for more drought funding was at the top of the agenda for yesterday’s Western Division of Councils of NSW Mid-Year Conference in Cobar. President of Local Government NSW (LGNSW), Cr Linda Scott addressed the meeting and said LGNSW had lobbied hard for increased drought assistance. “We’re pleased to […]

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Government fund to plug the leaks

Critical repairs and maintenance of the Albert Priest Channel to help improve water supply efficiency for Cobar and Nyngan is to be funded by the NSW Government. NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced the funding when he visited Cobar last week. The $2million is being provided to Bogan Shire Council […]

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Farmers welcome widespread rain

Bob Sinclair, who lives at Berangabah Station in the far south of the Cobar Shire, is smiling broadly after he received 21mm of rain last week. Bob said the widespread rain was “tremendous”. “I’m looking at my two house tanks which are full and lots of other tanks on the […]