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Local news gathering boosted by grant

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton last week announced that The Cobar Weekly will receive a $12,627 grant to support employee wages, after being successful in the Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program. The Cobar Weekly was one of 107 regional news outlets across the country to benefit from the […]

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TCW looks to the digital future

The Cobar Weekly is continuing to embrace the trend towards digital and social media with the rollout of our online advertising options. Display advertising consultant Tahnee Tomek said it’s all part of The Weekly’s overall digital strategy. “While the printed newspaper is still our top priority, we’re working hard to […]

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The ‘Little Paper’ marks 33 years

The Cobar Weekly newspaper is celebrating its 33rd birthday today and we’re celebrating! The Cobar Weekly (TCW) was conceived in October 1985 at a public meeting that was held to gauge community interest for Cobar to have its own independent, local paper. The idea was met with enthusiastic response with […]