Local News

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 […]

2016

Town library to enter into a new chapter

Cobar is one of three towns in the Barwon electorate to receive a share in $279,265 library funding announced this week by Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries. Mr Humphries was in town on Saturday to deliver the good news to Mayor Lilliane Brady and Cobar Shire & TAFE Librarian Jane […]

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2016

Locals to benefit from funding

Local children, young people and families in Cobar will benefit from a recent State Government funding announcement by Member for Barwon, Kevin Humphries. Mr Humphries said his electorate would receive an extension of $5.8 million in funding for targeted early intervention and intensive programs until mid-2017. Of the $5.8 million […]

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2016

Council to apply for innovation funding

Cobar Shire Council is looking to apply for one-off grant funding from the NSW Government’s $4 million Innovation Fund to install an electronic document management system. The electronic system will help council to deliver better services and better infrastructure in the local community. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said small […]