News

ANOTHER FUNDING BOOST FOR LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL

Lachlan Shire Council will share in more than $21 million in new funding as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia….


DISCUSSING CHOICES AND BEHAVIOURS

Behaviours and choices were two topics discussed at Lachlan Children Services on Wednesday, 17 June. Educators noticed children’s behaviour and decision making was contributing to an unsafe environment. “Even though educators were supporting children to…


LACHLAN SHIRE COUNCIL REVIEWS ITS POLICIES

Lachlan Shire Council’s Debt Recovery and Financial Hardship Policies have been reviewed. Whilst Council has a responsibility to ensure all rates and charges or other debts are collected in a timely manner, they also recognises…


NEW STUDENT SHIRTS

Students at St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin are now proudly wearing their ‘Year Six’ t-shirts. The unique design arrived on Thursday, 18 June. All Year Six students were more than happy to showcase the shirt.


READING TOGETHER

On Wednesday, 17 June Leanne Anderson took part in the Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre’s ‘Read to Me’ Program. Members of the community are invited to pick a children’s book of their choice and share…


CANTEEN FUNDRAISER BRINGS SMILES TO STUDENTS

St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin held a Year Six Canteen Fundraising Day on Wednesday, 17 June. The treats available were Billabong ice blocks, Ice Mony, Pink Sticks and Eucalyptus lollies. All students enjoyed the initiative.


GUM BEND PLAYGROUND COMPLETED

The new Gum Bend Lake Playground in Condobolin has been completed. Lachlan Shire Council is pleased to announce that the facility is now open to the public. The project, which cost $200,000 to complete, was…


WILLOWBEND TO REMAIN CLOSED

Willowbend Sports Centre in Condobolin will remain closed, despite the NSW Government’s announcement that gymnasiums can reopen from 13 June 2020. Lachlan Shire Council is awaiting the release of a Public Health Order that will…


HOT MIX IN THE MAIN STREET

Local photographer Neil Crook brought this photograph of when hot mix was being laid in the Main Street during 1997. He said the process took some time, and that some residents may remember the event.


DISCOVERING DESERTS

Condobolin Public School students in 3N have been learning all about deserts. They have learned about Australian deserts and now, they are learning about Antarctica which is a desert too! They have been creating dioramas…


LEARNING ABOUT LETTERS

Condobolin Public School have been having fun discovering the letters of the alphabet. On Tuesday, 26 May they learned about the letter ‘B’. They read the book ‘The Very Brave Bear’, ate bear biscuits with…


TRYING ON SUITS

Year 2 at Condobolin Public School have been learning all about bees. On Friday, 5 June Mrs Newell brought in bee suits for the students to look at and try on. They have three layers…


SPEAK UP AT CHARITY EVENT

To the kids of the Lachlan shire – clear your throats and adjust your camera because there is a brand new charity event on in the Central West encouraging you all to Speak Up! This…


CPS STUDENTS DISCOVER THE IMPORTANCE OF BEES

Condobolin Public School have been learning about the importance of bees. Miss Buerckner’s class discovered the role they play in the environment and many fun facts about the insects such as there are about 20,000…


SHARING A FAVOURITE STORY

On Tuesday, 9 June Everlien Gardner took part in the Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre’s began ‘Read to Me’ Program. Members of the community are invited to pick a children’s book of their choice and…


FIRST VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY HELD

Condobolin Public School tried their first virtual assembly lead by the School captains on Friday, 5 June. The School captains could be seen on the interactive panel behind the students. They used Zoom to announce…


MATHS FUN

Year One at St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin have been discovering the joy of Maths by playing Place Value Games. All students enjoyed themselves while learning new skills.


FUNDING FLOWS FOR SHIRE

More than $1.4 million of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 4 grant funding will be spent on projects in Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo. Some $450,000 has been allocated to Lachlan Shire…


DINING OUT AT CONDOBOLIN PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE CENTRE

The Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre held a ‘Dining with Friends’ experience on Tuesday, 2 June. Educators cooked for the children and beautifully decorated the new dining room with table settings, flowers plus embellishments. The…


AMAZING ARTWORK

Tullibigeal Central School student Juliet King has been busy drawing an image that is extremely close to her heart. She made this drawing in honour of her Pop, Glen King, who sadly passed away one…


SCHOLARSHIP FOR BELINDA

Lachlan Shire Council Aboriginal staff member Belinda Coe has been selected for a 2020 Councillor Pat Dixon Memorial Scholarship. “On behalf of my fellow Councillors, I congratulate Belinda on being awarded the 2020 Cr Pat…


A SPECIAL VISITOR FOR LACHLAN CHILDREN SERVICES

Lachlan Children Services had a very special visitor attend the Centre during Reconciliation Week. Otis Knight Williams attended the facility on Thursday, 28 May to read the children a story. “Before he began Miss Sam…


SUPER SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME FUN AT CPS

Students at Condobolin Public School celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) on Wednesday, 27 May. They read Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, which is written and illustrated by Lucinda Gifford. Whitney and Britney are two gorgeous…


SHOWING TOGETHERNESS AT LAKE CARGELLIGO CENTRAL SCHOOL

Lake Cargelligo Central School celebrated Reconciliation Week by having a special day of activities on Thursday, 4 June. The theme for this year was ‘In This Together.’ Aunty Josie organised the event, with students making…


READING TOGETHER

On Monday, 1 June the Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre began their ‘Read to Me’ Program. Members of the community are invited to pick a children’s book of their choice and share it with the…


WORKS ARE NOW UNDERWAY

Work is underway in the Lachlan Shire using funds under a new round of the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Programme (DCP) – Extension. The funded activities in the Lachlan Shire include specific infrastructure works, drought…


FIRE DESTROYS SHED

A fire destroyed chemicals and machinery at a property near Condobolin on Tuesday, 2 June. Condo Headquarters along with Barratta Rural Fire Brigade were called to ‘Glenlee’, which is part of the Kiagarthur aggregation, at…


BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIPS

Over the past few years the children from Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre have enjoyed visiting and building friendships with residents of William Beech Gardens (Retirement Village). They have not been able to participate in…


LET’S LOVE LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

As domestic travellers return to the local region, they are expected to inject $1.3 billion to the Central NSW economy. And, with a majority 35 per cent of travellers visiting friends and relatives, it is…


CONDOBOLIN SHOW CANCELLED

The 2020 Condobolin Show has been cancelled. This was the result of a motion unanimously passed at the Condobolin PAH and I Association Inc Zoom video Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 28 May. “The resolution…