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 […]

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Major works to bring our museum into this century

With tourism a focus of the NSW Government’s funding supplied to Joint Organisations, the Great Cobar Heritage Centre will benefit from a $1.43million upgrade.  Museum staff have described the funding as an “exciting opportunity” to update some of the current displays, some of which are over 30 years old. Many […]

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Visiting photography exhibition captures life on the land

The Outback Arts ‘Art4Ag’ photography exhibition is currently on display at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre and Cobar Shire Library. Outback Arts communications and touring coordinator Maddi Ward said the Art4Ag photography competition, with the theme ‘Feeding and Clothing the World: Powering the Australian Economy’ was designed to celebrate National […]

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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 […]