And now it’s on with the show!

Cobar Shire Council’s new multipurpose hall at Ward Oval is expected to be finished in time for the 2024 Cobar Show next week. The multipurpose hall, which includes a new kitchen, canteen, bar, toilets, dining area and stage, is expected to be completed in time for use by the Cobar […]


Show on track to return next year

The annual Cobar Show is on track to return next year. Next year’s annual agricultural show was discussed at the Cobar Show Society’s annual general meeting on Monday night at the Great Western Hotel. Newly elected co-secretary Bec Everett said Cobar Shire Council reports the construction schedule of the new […]

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Number of factors force show cancellation

The Cobar Show Society has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cobar Show following discussions at an extraordinary meeting on Sunday. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said the cancellation of the Cobar Show comes off the back of the recent announcement of the cancellation of the 2019 […]

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Long held showgirl tradition continues

Once again Eva Halliger claimed the Lyle Boucher Memorial Trophy as the Most Successful Exhibitor in the Main Pavilion at this year’s Cobar Show. Eva had wins in the Vegetables, Flowers, Floral Art and Jams and Preserves sections and took out the prizes for Champion Bloom of the Show, Champion […]

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Show pavilions showcase Cobar talent

Main Pavilion: chief steward Simonne Mackay reported that there was 835 entries from 187 exhibitors, including 166 Junior Fine Art entries (double the previous year). The Most Successful Exhibitor in the Main Pavilion was Eva Halliger. Eva won the prize for the Most Successful in five sections which included Fruit […]

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Show society sends out an urgent SOS

Things aren’t looking too good for the Cobar Show this year if the Cobar Show Society can’t immediately recruit some more volunteers to help run this year’s event. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said with this year’s annual agricultural show just three weeks away, she’s worried that their small […]