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HORSING AROUND

Two miniature horses put big smiles on the faces of residents at William Beech Gardens in Condobolin. Kerre Pearce, along with ‘Pepper’ and ‘Rocky’ spent time at the facility recently, where residents interacted with the…

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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…


CASH FOR LACHLAN SHIRE

Lachlan Shire Council will receive more than half a million dollars under Round 7 of the Federal Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). The grants include $258,000 for an upgrade to a section…


CABINET COMPLETE

The Condobolin RSL Sub Branch’s Display Cabinet now takes pride of place in the Condobolin RSL Club. The project was undertaken while COVID-19 closed the facility down. Condobolin RSL Sub Branch members, Condobolin RSL staff,…


CHS FOOD CREATIVITY

Condobolin High School Stage Five Food Technology undertook an Assessment Task recently. The Assessment Task was completed under the supervision of Mr Porter and Mrs Thomas


GIVING BLOOD MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The Mobile Blood Bank was in Condobolin on Wednesday, 30 September. Australia needs around 25,000 blood donations every week, especially those many people suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses. Local resident and Manager of…


MARK COULTON VISITS LCS

State Member for Parkes Mark Coulton was in town on Tuesday, 29 September. He made time to visit Lachlan Children Services where he talked with Coordinator Rachel Brook and discovered what Vacation Care children were…


COLOURFUL WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Five local primary school students have taken home prizes as the winners of the Local Government Week schools colouring-in competition. Cleo Whiley and Pippa Wainwright were the winners from Condobolin Public School, while Molly Sanson,…


VIRTUAL EXCURSION FOR CPS

On Tuesday, 15 September Condobolin Public School classes 3O, 4T and 4/5R participated in a virtual excursion. Students engaged in a role play to understand significant events that occurred upon Captain Cook’s arrival and began…


PHYSICAL CULTURE SHOWCASE

On Saturday more than 100 pre-schoolers, girls and ladies performed at the Lachlan Valley United Physical Culture Club Annual Showcase. It has been a challenging year due to COVID, and members are commended for their…


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…