Your chance to have a say about New Cobar Complex

If you strongly support or totally object to Peak Gold Mines (Aurelia Metals Limited) expanding their mining activities as part of the New Cobar Complex Project, now is the time to have your say. The project involves the amalgamation of Peak’s existing underground mining of the Chesney and Jubilee deposits […]


Visitors are welcome back at Lilliane Brady Village

Visitors are now warmly welcomed back at the Lilliane Brady Village aged care facility after restrictions eased this week. There are no longer COVID-19 restrictions on visitors to aged care residents, including those in Multipurpose Service facilies across the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD). All visitors will however continue […]


Council elects its new leadership team

Cr Peter Abbott has officially stepped up into the role of mayor of Cobar Shire Council after he was duly elected to the top job last Thursday. Following the recent passing of Mayor Lilliane Brady OAM, Council was required to elect a new mayor and deputy mayor at their February […]


Restoring to former glory

While work has been going on “behind the scenes” at the museum for a some months now, the recent erection of scaffolding on the exterior of the great Cobar Heritage Centre building has made it clearly obvious that the restoration work is well and truly underway. As part of its […]


Community transport service is back up and running

Cobar residents once again have access to a community transport service that will enable them to attend specialist medical appointments in Dubbo and Bourke. The Cobar Community Transport service, managed by Australian Unity with funding provided through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and NSW Government’s Community Transport Program, now […]

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Cobar Shire to elect new mayor

Following the passing of Cobar’s long-standing mayor, Lilliane Brady OAM, last week (who was still in office when she passed) Cobar Shire Council is now required to elect a new mayor. Cobar Shire Council general manager Peter Vlatko said, in accordance with Local Government regulations, our current deputy mayor Peter […]