Lilliane leaves a lifetime legacy

Tributes are flowing in for our long serving Mayor Lilliane Brady OAM who passed away peacefully at Cobar Hospital on Sunday at age 90. Over Cobar’s 150 years of history, many  people have helped to shape Cobar’s identity as a community but none more-so than Lilliane Brady OAM. The tributes […]


Cobar bowmen return to the range

The Cobar Bowman’s Club held their first shoot for the year on Sunday with five shooters taking part. The event was contested as a three arrow round with Luke Dickson finishing with a score of 380 with his compound bow. Shooting with recurve bows, Dick Tulloh had a score of […]


Cobar Back Roads

The ABC Television’s Back Roads edition based on Cobar aired last Thursday night and received plenty of positive comments. Filmed in August 2020, the show’s host Heather Ewart outlined our town’s mining and indigenous history and showcased Cobar in a very favourable light. In interviews she conducted with a number […]

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Cobar shines in Carbon Cocky awards

Local grazier Peter Yench is hoping his win last week of the ‘Carbon Cocky of the Year’ award will help to throw a spotlight on carbon farming and bring about changes to its methodology. The National Carbon Cocky Awards recognise excellence in carbon farming and emissions reduction techniques which deliver […]

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Another load of hay arrives for drought stricken farmers

The Rotary Club of Cobar last weekend took delivery of another road train of fodder for drought-stricken Cobar farmers. Cobar Rotary secretary Gordon Hill said the latest delivery brings from the Gulf Horizons Foundation’s total contribution to local farmers to $130,000. “Their support has been fantastic,” Mr Hill said. Last […]

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Construction close for Cobar’s new MPS

Health Infrastructure is hoping the construction of Cobar’s new health facility will commence soon. In an update from Health Infrastructure released last week, it advised the detailed planning and design stages had now been completed and they were set to start on the delivery stage of the project. The Development […]