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MINE RESTART MEANS JOBS

It’s a new start for Mineral Hill Mine and that will mean employment opportunities for locals. The mine, located 50 kilometres from Condobolin, has been given a fresh beginning by new owner Mineral Hill Ltd…

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MOBILE OFFICE IN CONDOBOLIN

State Member for Barwon Roy Butler set up a Mobile Electorate Office at Western Plains Regional Development in Condobolin on Wednesday, 30 September. Residents were able to raise issues of concern with members of Roy…


A VERY SPECIAL VISIT

On Tuesday, September 22 and Wednesday, 23 September, the Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre had Grace, Rachel, Kate and John from Royal Far West conducting the Developmental Screening Programs for three to five year olds…


EXCELLENCE RECOGNISED

The inaugural Condobolin Business Awards were an outstanding success. John Shillito was MC for the evening and praised the resilience of Condobolin business after a horror couple of years of drought, bushfires and COVID-19. He…



NEW COP ON THE CONDOBOLIN BEAT

Constable Dean Reid has joined the ranks at the Condobolin Police Station. His first day was on Monday, 21 September and he is looking forward to working in a small rural community. Constable Reid has…


NEW GRANITE COLUMNS FOR CONDOBOLIN RSL CLUB

The Condobolin RSL Club have installed Granite Columns depicting Australia’s defence forces. The Granite Columns represent the Navy, Army, Airforce and Women’s Royal Army Corps. This is a project that has been 18 months in…


LOCAL BUSINESS SHINES

J and EM Kiss General and Precision Engineering in Condobolin has been recognised as an industry leader in employing and supporting apprentices. Skillset CEO Craig Randazzo, Skillset Manager – Workplace Programs Ben Ruddy and Skillset…


MAYOR MEDCALF RE-ELECTED

Councillor John Medcalf OAM and Councillor Paul Phillips will retain their positions as Mayor and Deputy Mayor for another 12 months. Lachlan Shire Council’s two most senior office holders were re-elected for a further one-year…


END OF AN ERA FOR RHONDA

It was the end of a hairdressing era in Condobolin, when Rhonda Shields handed over the reins of RJ’s Salon on 3 October. Rhonda has been in the hairdressing industry for over 52 years, and…


HAVE YOUR SAY ON VISITOR CENTRE DESIGNS

Now is the time to have your say on Condobolin’s proposed Visitor Centre designs. Lachlan Shire Council is seeking community feedback on the design for the Shire’s new Visitor Information Centre. The centre is to…


QUOTA TROPHY RETURNED

The Condobolin Quota Club President’s Award for Community Service has been returned to the local resident Rohini Dwyer, who donated it. Former Condobolin Quota member Ros L’Estrange handed the trophy back on Thursday, 24 September,…


POSTIE BIKES TO PASS THROUGH

There are still hopes that the Late Mail Postie Bike Ride will hit the road in 2020. The event has plotted a new route which includes Condobolin, after the COVID-19 pandemic ruled out Echuca in…


SHOWING GENEROSITY

Cancer has a major effect on local communities like Condobolin. This is why the Reardon family has chosen to raise money for Condobolin CanAssist this harvest season. They own a progressive contracting business, based in…


BIG PLANS FOR THE IMPERIAL

Fred Vella has big plans for the Imperial Hotel in Condobolin. As the owner of Mulguthrie Station, near Condobolin, he has strong ties to the local community and is determined to restore the hotel to…


CWFS GETS A GRANT

Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) in Condobolin has been successful in the latest round of Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) funding under the Tackling Tough Times Together program. CWFS’ project ‘Tapping a Natural…


CHARLOTTE SHARES HER STROKE JOURNEY

Condobolin local and proud Wiradjuri woman Charlotte Porter is intent on making a difference to other stroke survivors. During National Stroke Week, she gave a presentation to a small number of people at Marathon Health,…


PADDY RECOGNISED

Paddy Ward has been recognised for excellence at the Ray White national awards. Ray White Condobolin’s Paddy Ward was recognised for his contribution to the local community at the Group’s competitive national awards ceremony recently….


ROBOT BOB AT CHS HELPING STUDENTS

Condobolin High School has received a Digital Farm Hand robot. The machine is affectionately called “Bob” and will be at the educational facility for the next three terms. “The robot “BOB” is on loan from…


MULLET MANIA

Yanco Agricultural High School is asking staff and students to participate in growing a mullet as a fundraiser for the Black Dog Institute. Lane Doyle of Condobolin, who attends the educational facility, is taking part…


GRANT FOR LOGAN THORPE FITNESS

Logan Thorpe Fitness has received a $15,000 Healthy Town Challenge Grant. The Healthy Town Challenge is a joint initiative of the NSW Office of Preventive Health and the Heart Foundation NSW. The challenge supports regional…


KNITTING FOR CANCER

Condobolin Independent Living Centre (ILC) clients have been keeping themselves busy at home throughout COVID by knitting beautiful scarves and beanies for the Cancer Council NSW ‘Knit for Cancer’ initiative. All the beautiful items that…