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WIRADJURI PLAQUE

Lachlan Shire Council has installed an Acknowledgement to Country plaque in its foyer in recognition of the traditional custodians of the land the Council office is built on. The plaque was commissioned by Council and…


TOURISM FILMING

A film has been made to encourage more visitors to the Lachlan Shire and across the Central West. Filming took place last Tuesday (26 May). Locals will feature in a new campaign called ‘We want…


Royal Hotel in Condobolin has been sold

The Royal Hotel in Condobolin has been sold. It last went under the hammer in 2018, where it brought $1.75 million. This time a figure has not been disclosed, however, regional pub sales across NSW…


Water restrictions changed

Water restrictions across the Lachlan Shire have changed. Effective from 1 June 2020, Council has altered the water restriction levels for both residential and non-residential properties. They are as follows: • Condobolin and its rural…


$60,000 FOR LOCAL FESTIVAL

The Condobolin and District Landcare Management Committee have secured $60,000 to host a Recovery Festival as part of the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal’s (FRRR) Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) program. The TTTT grant…


Have a say on plan

Lachlan Shire Council is urging residents to have their say on the 2020/2021 Draft Operational Plan, Draft Revenue Policy and Draft Budget. They are committed to engaging with the local community in order to provide…


COWAL DONATES A COFFEE TO THE COMMUNITY

A “Coffee on Cowal”, is a community focused initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative saw the health and education sector gifted with a free cup of coffee from Evolution Cowal. The initiative…


CHADDY IS TRULY A COMMUNITY CHAMPION

There is no doubt Condobolin’s Warren “Chaddy” Chad is passionate about the environment. He has been recognised for his dedication in raising awareness with a nomination for the NSW Environmental Citizen of the Year. The…


MYAMLEY CWA SECURE FUNDING FOR HEALTH CLINIC

Myamley CWA has secured funding for a Women’s Health Clinic in Condobolin. Through networking with the Bowral Branch, Myamley members were made aware of the city based “Father Atonasia Gonelli Charity Fund” which was seeking…


DIANA LEADING THE WAY

Condobolin’s Diana Fear has been chosen as one of 12 outstanding women with skills and a vision for agriculture that have been selected for the National Farmers’ Federation’s 2020 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program. The…


FISH FUNDRAISER

Condobolin High School Anne Earney’s idea for a fundraiser may have been unique but it was well received by the local community. The call went out to see who may want to purchase fish for…


QUIET TIMES FOR THE HALL

Business has been very quiet for The Hall in Condobolin. While it was expected, it has been a time of adjustment for the local business. “Things really dropped off and we have been pretty quiet,”…


FINDING STRENGTH

Florist La Fleur is used to meeting challenges head on. The Condobolin business has faced drought and a global pandemic in the last few years, but it remains committed to providing a quality service to…


QUALITY MEATS GOING QUITE WELL

Condo Quality Meats is one local business which has fared reasonably well during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to owner Darryl Nairn, he was inundated with customers during the second half of March. “During the last…


BUSINESS AS USUAL

It has been business as usual for Nate’s Hair in Condobolin during the COVID-19 crisis. Customers have continued to have their hair coloured, trimmed, cut and styled since the Coronavirus regulations came into effect. There…


ADAPTING DURING A TOUGH PERIOD

Cafe Romo has had to be adaptable during the challenging COVID-19 crisis. New regulations and restrictions were a challenge, the Condobolin business met head on. “The first couple of weeks was an adjustment,” owner Erin…


FACING CHALLENGES

When changes were thrust upon local businesses as a result of COVID-19, Condobolin Newsagency had to adapt quickly. “I needed to have a plan, and we put that in place early on,” owner Vicki Hanlon…


OUTBACK LAMB ON A ROLL IN CONDOBOLIN

When Fiona and Bill Aveyard looked to a future that could include their four children in their farming business they decided it could not be business as usual. Fiona and Bill run a mixed farming…


JOSEPHINE IS NURSE OF THE YEAR

Josephine Palermo’s kindness and compassion has seen her be named the Condobolin Health Service’s Nurse of the Year. Condobolin had an in house vote by all staff at the Hospital for their Nurse of the…


$35,000 FOR CONDOBOLIN AERODROME

Lachlan Shire Council has received $35,000 to enhance the safety of the Condobolin Aerodrome. The funding is part of the Federal Government’s Remote Airstrip Program, and will see an upgrade to sections of the Aerodrome…


WELL DONE ANNELIESE

Condobolin Public School teacher, Anneliese Dobbie has obtained her Accreditation of Proficiency. Achieving accreditation at Proficient Teacher level is a workplace-based process which supports teachers to develop their practice and become accredited as full members…


SERGEANT GIBSON RETIRES AFTER 30 YEARS

Condobolin’s Sergeant Peter Gibson has retired after 30 years of serving and protecting the community. On Thursday, 30 April officers from Condobolin and the Central West Police District paid tribute to Sergeant Gibson, as he…


MODERNISATION GRANT FOR ALLSHELTER LAKE CARGELLIGO

Allshelter Lake Cargelligo is looking to weather the COVID-19 storm with modernisation grant. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton announced that Allshelter Lake Cargelligo will be the beneficiary of a $747,213 in funding boost to…


EMILY IS COMMITTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Condobolin’s Emily Sinderberry is committed to making a difference in her local community and business landscape. She was born and bred in Condobolin, spent seven years away at boarding school in Bathurst and then returned…


LCS CREATE THEIR OWN OBSTACLE COURSE

Lachlan Children Services Preschool children have been unable to attend sessions with Personal Training – Brayden Davis during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have missed their time at the gym, but last week made their very…


A FUNDING BOOST ANNOUNCED FOR LACHLAN HACC

Lachlan Shire Home and Community Care (HACC) has received funding boost help the organisation deal with the Coronavirus crisis. The funding is a one off ‘emergency support for COVID-19’ grant through the Department of Health….


A fire took hold in a building in Condobolin on Wednesday, 6 May completing destroying the premises. Bathurst Street was closed off from around 10.30am, only re-opening at 4pm. One side of the building was…


FUNDING BOOST FOR LACHLAN SHIRE

Lachlan Shire has received a funding boost of over $780,000 as part of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). The successful submissions by Lachlan Shire Council include the Lake Cargelligo Down the Track…