Buffaloes kick off fundraiser

A project to raise funds to build memorials at the Cobar Cemetery to honour former Cobar residents Kate McKenzie and Johnny the Balt (John Kowalski) has been kicked off with a generous donation of $500 from the members of the Cobar Buffalo Lodge. Pictured above is Jill Weaving, who’s heading […]


Commonwealth Bank donates to Hospital Auxiliary

The Commonwealth Bank Cobar branch employees have donated $500 to the United Hospital Auxiliary (UHA) Cobar Branch as part of a nationwide community donation program. Commonwealth Bank Cobar branch manag-er Donovan Cornwell said the bank is com-mitted to driving positive change within the communities in which it serves to make […]


Peak donate marquees to CHS

Cobar High School Student Representative Council (SRC) recently purchased some marquees and a barbecue to help with their fundraising activities for the school. The items were purchased with a donation from Peak Gold Mines. The SRC tested them out at the Athletics Carnival last term and report they worked a […]


Men’s Shed is a safer place

Peak Gold Mines have helped to make the Copper City Men’s Shed a much safer place with a recent donation of $1,800 which has gone towards the purchase of new PPE (personal protection equipment) for the Shed’s members. The donation has helped to purchase new earmuffs, dust masks, gloves, safety […]


Donation to Miner’s Memorial

The Jennmar Australia Cobar branch, a supplier of ground support products to the mining industry, has this week made a donation of $5,000 to the Cobar Miner’s Memorial. Pictured is Miner’s Memorial committee chair Barry Knight with Charlie Kenny, Jennmar’s Central West Service Representative. The committee is working towards holding […]

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Christmas cheer for drought-hit locals

A friendship made while on holidays has helped to bring a generous donation of goods and cash to Cobar for families struggling in the drought. Tracey Kelly from KT OOSH (Out of School Hours) in Rouse Hill, Sydney, met Cobar’s Huon and Gilbert families a number of years ago while […]