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Emma lends a helping hand

Emma Dyball loves her local community. She is a Senior Constable stationed in Lake Cargelligo, and in her free time she has made it her personal mission to help out the elderly in the town…


Do you know these people?

Condobolin resident Hannah Deeves is looking for the owner of this wedding photograph. The image was found behind the mantle, while Hannah and her husband Mitch were renovating their home. They have contacted the previous…


Autism awareness

Lachlan Children Services successfully participated in the Walk for Autism initiative. Walk for Autism is an online, personal challenge that could be completed solo – anywhere, at any time, in any place. This meant educators…



A new face at Condobolin Library

Debbie Kelly is the new Librarian in Condobolin. She has connections to the local area, having grown up in Lake Cargelligo, where her father still resides. Debbie has previously worked at University libraries in Armidale…


No Service NSW transactions at Condobolin LSC Office

Lachlan Shire Council advises the public that no Service NSW transactions will be conducted at the Condobolin Council office from Monday, April 6, 2020 until Monday, April 27, 2020, due to scheduled building renovations. All…


Tennis can be played

Tennis is an acceptable sport to play for exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic for now. Tennis NSW suspended tennis activities in the wake of the crisis but have since revised their previous advice on suspending…


LCS chickens get their names

The newest members of the Lachlan Children Services team have names! Peter Speer, who donated the new chickens to the facility, visited the Centre on Thursday, 12 March to help choose names for them. The…



Lachlan Shire Caravan Parks closed

Caravans Parks and camping grounds across the Lachlan Shire are now closed as a result of advice from the Office of Local Government. Lachlan Shire Council advises that the current Public Health Order regarding caravan…


Pump station upgraded

The Officers Parade Sewer Pump Station in Condobolin has been upgraded by Lachlan Shire Council. During the work, further non-essential improvement opportunities were identified which will now also be undertaken. These works are replacement of…


2020 Local Government elections postponed

The current elected councillors for the Lachlan Shire will continue in their roles for at least another 12 months, after the state Government made a decision to postpone the 2020 Local Government elections which were…



IMPORTANT NOTICE – CONDOBOLIN ABORIGINAL DENTAL

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there are many restrictions in place. In line with the Australian Dental Association (ADA) guidelines, CONDOBOLIN ABORIGINAL DENTAL are no longer performing routine dental procedures such as dental cleans, fillings, root…



The Spanish Flu pandemic has lesson for now

In 1918 the world was starting to recover from the effects of WWI when the Spanish Flu H1N1 broke out and killed an estimated 50 million people world wide before it receded at the end…


Theatre time

Mind Blank Interactive Theatre visited Condobolin Public School to engage students in discussion around mental health on Thursday, 12 March. Topics which were covered included bullying, choices and where to seek help. Mind Blank is…


Gary Raymond visits

Retired Policeman Gary Raymond visited Condobolin to share his expertise and experience with the local community. He was in town to discuss suicide prevention strategies, and attended several meetings including one at the Ootha Rural…


RBCC visits Condo

Red Bend Catholic College took the time to visit staff and students at St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin on Thursday, 12 March. They answered questions on the day and talked about what RBCC could offer…


New AED’s for Parks

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have now been installed in Caravan Parks across the Lachlan Shire. Defibrillators are a first-response device used in the event of someone suffering cardiac arrest. In an emergency they can be…


LCS help to clean up Memorial Park

Lachlan Children Services went on an excursion to Memorial Park to take part in activities associated with Clean Up Australia Day on Thursday, 12 March. Educators explained to the children how important it was to…


Willowbend Sports Centre closed

The Willowbend Sports Centre is now closed. “Lachlan Shire Council wishes to advise that in response to the evolving coronavirus situation the Willow Bend Sports Centre will be closed until further notice,” a statement released…


LOCAL BUSINESSES TOLD TO CLOSE THEIR DOORS

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Federal Government has introduced strict new rules for places of social gathering. The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met on 22 March 2020 as…


Condobolin Hospital is testing for COVID-19

Condobolin Hospital is testing people for COVID-19 if they meet the case criteria. A COVID-19 clinic at the hospital has been set up. According to a Western NSW Local Health District (WNSLHD) spokesperson COVID-19 testing…


Donna loses locks for a great cause

Donna Edwards has lost her locks to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. She took part in a World’s Greatest Shave event at the Condobolin RSL Club on Friday, 13 March. Nathan Blackmore from Nate’s…


International Women’s Day celebrated

The Condobolin community celebrated International Women’s Day at the Railway Hotel on Saturday, 7 March. They enjoyed a fabulous meal and wonderful company and a delicious meal. Image Credit: Kathy Parnaby.


A fond farewell for Mr Mendes

Mr Mendes (far right) spent his final day at Condobolin Public School on Friday, 13 March. He is moving on to a new challenge at Weilmoringle Public School. ABOVE: CPS Principal Jessica Nielsen and the…


Local schools introduce distancing measures

The NSW Department of Education has introduced proactive measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 in local and state wide schools. Condobolin Public School and St Joseph’s Parish School, have already announced the postponement or…


No ANZAC Day services in Condobolin

RSL NSW have cancelled ANZAC Day commemorations in Condobolin and across the state due to COVID-19 concerns. In a letter to all members, RSL NSW Acting President, Ray James, said after discussions with the NSW…


Local events cancelled in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 concerns have caused the cancellation of many upcoming local events. Western NSW Local Health District has said there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Condobolin. The Tullibigeal Picnic Races, which were…