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FATAL CRASH NEAR CONDOBOLIN

A man, believed to be from Condobolin, has died following a single-vehicle crash near Condobolin on Valentine’s Day. About 12.30am on Sunday, 14 February 2021, emergency services were called to Lake Cargelligo Road, Condobolin, after…


FUNDING FOR LOCAL GROUPS

By Melissa Blewitt Condo Sista Shed and Lachlan Arts Council are among eight organisations from the region that will share $23,812 in funding for small arts projects under the Community Arts Support Program. The CASP…


UTES RECOGNISED AS ART DRAWCARD

By Melissa Blewitt The ‘Utes in the Paddock’ installation near Condobolin has been recognised among Australia’s Best Street Art drawcards. Touted as one of the best public art experiences in the nation, the unique project…


CERTIFICATES FOR BRAVERY

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin Paramedics have presented two local boys, Connor Thompson and Nnoah Turner, with NSW Ambulance Certificates of Appreciation (Community) following their bravery after a School bus crash in December 2018. The citation…


SPECIAL GUEST FOR CONDOBOLIN PICNIC RACES

By Melissa Blewitt Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC Governor of NSW is coming to Condobolin for the Picnic Races. She is the 39th Governor of New South Wales, commencing her five year…


SUCCESSFUL WCC CHARITY EVENT

By Melissa Blewitt On Saturday, 19 December, Wiradjuri Condobolin Corporation hosted the Condo Kids, Jeanette Bailey, and the Bikers Hand Christmas Charity event for the entire community. It was held at the Wiradjuri Study Centre,…


AUSTRALIAN BARLEY HEADED TO MEXICO

By Melissa Blewitt The CBH Group has signed a deal to ship 30,000 tonnes of Australian malting barley to Heineken, Mexico. This is a significant new market for the cereal grain and the Australian farmers…




CONSTRUCTION BEGINS

By Melissa Blewitt Construction is now underway for the Cobar Connected Learning Centre and Multi Trades Hub. The NSW Government announced the start of construction of the new multi-million dollar TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centre…



FUEL STOLEN FROM PARKES

Police from Parkes are investigating the theft of a large quantity of diesel fuel from a property on the Back Trundle Road, Parkes. The landholder believes that around 2,000 litres of diesel was stolen from…


UTE ARTIST RETURNS

By Melissa Blewitt Artist Paul Blahuta visited Condobolin recently to take a look at his Ute in the Paddock artwork – “Clean Running Backed by Ned”. The 1954 FJ Ute, donated by Burrawang West Station…


WASTE TO ART COMPETITION

By Melissa Blewitt It’s the year of aluminium and steel cans for the Sims Metal Waste to Art and design 2021 competition. Waste to Art is a community art exhibition and competition open to all…


NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

By Melissa Blewitt Nominations for Lachlan Shire Council’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee are now open. “The role of the Committee is to provide advice, direction and recommendations to Council on projects, programs, policy and initiatives relevant…


HAY GOES UP IN SMOKE

Fire crews from the NSW Rural Fire Service Mid Lachlan Valley Team and Fire and Rescue NSW responded to reports of a fire on a property west of Condobolin on Sunday, 7 February. Upon arrival…


BILL AND PETE WIN

Condobolin Sports Club Bowls A new year and another eleven months of social and competition bowls fun beckons, not that it’s been quiet on the greens with a total of 46 games being played on…


LAST BALL OF MATCH DECIDES WINNER

Junior Cricket CONDO U12’s INTERTOWN CRICKET On the last Sunday in November, the Condobolin Under 12 Intertown team headed to Cowra in a must win game if they were to make the finals of the…


A PROFITABLE YEAR AHEAD FOR AGRICULTURE

Australia’s agricultural sector is set to enjoy an overall profitable year ahead – underpinned by high commodity prices, positive seasonal conditions and low interest rates, and despite expected continuing trade tensions with China – according…


AUSTRALIA DAY 2021

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AN AUSTRALIA DAY RUN

By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin Veteran, Vintage, and Restoration Club Inc held an Australia Day run to Gum Bend Lake on 26 January. Members assembled at Memorial Park with their Australian made cars and tractors….