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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 […]

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Funds to secure museum for the future

Major works will be undertaken to help preserve the Great Cobar Heritage Centre funded by a State Government grant. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries with Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall yesterday announced Cobar Shire Council had secured $295,603 in funding as part of the first round of […]