Mining is dominating this week’s news

    Mining is dominating the news this week with three of Cobar’s biggest mining shareholders, Metals Acquisition Corp (MAC), Aurelia Metals and Polymetals Resources, all reporting favourable outcomes. MAC has this week gained national attention after it became the largest Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) mining listing in five years. […]


Lots of ideas for Town Hall Cinema masterplan

Cobar Shire Council has engaged award winning architects, Dunn and Hillam, along with the community, to help create a plan to bring the Town Hall Cinema building back to life. Council conducted three community consultations sessions last Wednesday (one of which was with Cobar High School students) and are currently […]


Industrial area upgrade set to commence

The long awaited upgrade of the Cobar Industrial Estate is set to commence next month. Cobar Shire Council has engaged a local civil, mining and construction contractor, Cynend Building & Construction, to carry out Stage 1 of the works. Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said council was very pleased to […]


Filtration plant is struggling

It seems strange with all the recent rain we’ve had that Cobar Shire Council would need to impose water restrictions. However for the past two weeks Cobar residents have been asked to curb their water use as council works to sort out a problem with our water quality. Mayor Jarrod […]


Locals put on a Christmas light show

Leanne and Wayne Mackay took out the first place prize of $500 Cobar Quids in The Cobar Weekly’s 2023 Christmas Cheer competition but the couple said they didn’t enter for the money. Leanne actually didn’t even know they were entered in this year’s competition as it was Wayne who nominated […]

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Stolen vehicle recovered

A mine vehicle stolen from Nymagee last week has been recovered by officers from the Orana Mid-Western Police District. About 4.40pm on Saturday, Orana Mid-Western Police District officers were conducting inquiries in relation to the stolen Toyota Landcruiser, when the vehicle was allegedly been driven towards a police vehicle parked […]