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BOXING FUN AT WILLOWBEND SPORTS CENTRE 2877

During the last School Holidays, a number of local youth enjoyed learning about boxing and the skills it takes to participate in the sport at Willowbend Sports Centre 2877. Trainer Trisha Golya put the youth…


YOUTH RIGHT ON THE BALL

On Wednesday, 30 June local youth had the chance to win phone credit and prizes when they took art in a Basketball Shooting Competition at the High School Covered Outdoor Learning Area (COLA). The older…


UNIQUE NAMES FOR LOCAL COUPLES

Condobolin parents tend to like unique baby names with local children named Hayes, Maleah, Zayden, Lynette, Aubree, Asher, Eli, Martin, to name but a few. According to McCrindle Research, who collate data on Australia’s top…


TAKING TO THE TRACK AND FIELD

St Joseph’s Parish School Condobolin held their Athletics Carnival on Monday, 12 July. All students showed sportsmanship and wonderful enthusiasm. The event was held at Condobolin High School. The weather was beautiful, and the day…


A SPECIAL EVENT

On Saturday, 19 June Nick Farr-Jones, a former Wallaby Captain, was the guest speaker at a community event held in Condobolin. The evening was hosted by Central West Farming Systems (CWFS) and funded through NSW…


CONDO SKYFEST POSTPONED

Like so many community events this year, the third Condo SkyFest Miima Warrabinya (Reaching for the Stars) has been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Condo’s celebration of 65,000+ years of Wiradjuri culture and continuity…


LCS CELEBRATES NAIDOC WEEK

Recently Lachlan Children’s Services celebrated NAIDOC Week across all facilities. “We would like to say a big Thank You to Janine Richards, Danielle Richards, Otis Knight Williams & Margie Coe-Williams for coming in throughout the…


HANNAH JOINS TEAM

Hannah Deeves has recently began working at Western Plains Regional Development. Hannah commenced with WPRD in April 2021 as a customer service agent for the Centrelink Agency and Bendigo Bank Agency, as well as relief…


SACC TRANSITION TO SCHOOL PROGRAM

Schools as Community Centres (SaCC) will commence providing transition to school sessions at Condobolin Public School throughout Terms three and four. The sessions begin in Term Three, Week Five. They will be held every Thursday…



CBA CUTS HOURS

The Condobolin branch of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is cutting its opening hours. From 13 September the bank will only be open from 9.30am to 1pm from Monday to Friday. Forbes, West Wyalong,…


RAILWAY HOTEL TO CUT ENERGY COSTS

The Railway Hotel in Condobolin will receive support from the Federal Government to cut their energy costs so they can invest in their business, employ more people and get ahead. They will receive $24,209 to…


TREE REMOVAL NECESSARY FOR UPCOMING PROJECTS

Eleven trees have been removed in town so planned road projects in Condobolin can go ahead. The three projects include Harding Avenue, Primary School Safety Project (McDonnell and Molong Streets), and works in Busby, William…


BURRAWANG TAKES TOP HONOURS AT SHOW

Burrawang Dorper and White Dorper Stud from Ootha in NSW has taken top honours in the Breed Elite National Show and Sale as part of the Dorper Sheep Society Of Australia Southern Region Show and…


RECOGNISING ELIZABETH MCGREGOR

                                              Australian Imperial Force Staff Nurse in the Australian Army Nursing Service, Elizabeth…


A PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR KIM

Ray White Parkes Rural Property Specialist Kim Watts has been recognised with a prestigious 2020/2021 Chairman’s Elite Performer Award, after amassing property sales in excess of $54 million this year. She is ranked in the…


NEW CHEF FOR RSL CLUB

James Bennett has been cooking all over the state and now he has bought his vast experience and special brand of skills to the Condobolin RSL. With his training at the upmarket Canberra Club, which…


A NEW ONLINE PAYMENT SERVICE

Lachlan Shire Council has a new online payment service. Making payments to Council has just become more convenient as they have added an online payment portal to their corporate website. With rates notices issued, and…


AMAZING ARTWORKS

Condobolin High School students have had a great time immersing themselves in art over the last two terms. In Term One, Year 11 students investigated the links between Nature, Science and Art. “We borrowed microscopes…


LCS LIBRARY EXCURSION

On Friday, 2 July Lachlan Children Services Vacation Care went on an excursion to the Condobolin Library. They split into small groups and rotated through activities such as origami craft, computer games, card games and…


BUDDY DAY SUCCESS

On Friday, 25 June, the last day of Term Two, Condobolin Public School students had the chance to come dressed up in their pyjamas. Students wore their sleepwear for a good cause – Buddy Day,…


CONDOBOLIN CREW ATTEND TRAIN DERAILMENT

Crews from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) in Condobolin, Parkes and Gulgong, alongside the Parkes brigade from the Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) were called to a spillage after a train had derailed near the Coopers…


NINE PROJECTS SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL

Nine projects from across the Lachlan Shire have been selected for Council and submission to the State Government for funding consideration under Round Four of the Stronger Country Communities Fund. Councillors unanimously voted to support…


SALLY’S MAGNIFICENT MAGAZINE SHOT

Sally May has recently had some of her breathtaking photography work of the Finke Desert Race published in the Australasian Dirt Bike Magazine. Sally is a former Condobolin resident and is the owner of SWAP…


2021 CONDOBOLIN SHOW CANCELLED

The 2021 Condobolin Show has been cancelled. “I hope people understand that this decision was not taken lightly, and I look forward to a more favourable situation in 2022,” Show President Jeff Kirk explained. “Thank…


AN EXCITING LIVING THINGS INCURSION FOR CPS

Condobolin Public School Stage Two students participated in an incursion all about living things recently. Students created, questioned, examined and explored all day long. They built a mini-greenhouse, participated in a nature walk, made a…


LEARNING ALL ABOUT AQUAPONICS

Condobolin High School Year 7 has spent the last two terms learning about Aquaponics and how to manage growing fish and plants in the same system. Throughout the semester they have been involved in constructing…


CHS ON THE BALL

On Wednesday, June 23 the Condobolin High School Years 9/10 Boys Netball Team travelled to Orange to play in the Western Carnival. In what was a typical freezing winter’s day in Orange, the boys played…


MUCH BETTER TOGETHER

There is no doubt local volunteers with the Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo SES branches have big hearts and are committed to helping their communities. On Monday, 21 June 15 members from Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo…


A LOVE OF READING

Another two Condobolin Public School students have reached 50 nights of home reading. Suede Sloane and Arlee Kirkman received their 50 Nights Home Reading Certificate on Friday, 25 June. They also each selected a book…