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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…




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…





Quilting with Jen Kingwell

PIC: Renowned quilter Jen Kingwell is coming to Condobolin to share her knowledge and talk about her journey to becoming a global quilting celebrity. Image Contributed. By Melissa Blewitt Global quilting celebrity, Jen Kingwell, is…


Unlocking the potential of a horse

PIC: Mark Langley of Mark Langley Horsemanship (centre) with Emmeline Rolls on Honey and Connor Thompson on Narla. Mark conducted a three day workshop at the Pony Club grounds in Condobolin last week. MB. By…


Earthworks at Gum Bend Lake

Earthworks is underway at Gum Bend Lake in Condobolin. Lachlan Shire Council made the difficult decision not to fill the lake in August last year, however committed to maintaining the freedom camping area and the…


Blood Bank coming to Condobolin

PIC: Jim Griffiths, who has been a regular whole blood donor since August 2000, was in town recently, distributing information on the blood donation process, and to promote the Mobile Blood Unit visit to the…



WORKS BEING UNDERTAKEN AT GUM BEND LAKE

Earthworks is underway at Gum Bend Lake in Condobolin. Lachlan Shire Council made the difficult decision not to fill the lake in August last year, however committed to maintaining the freedom camping area and the…


Most popular local Library books

Whether you like romance, science fiction, suspense thrillers, biographies, crime, horror or a picture book, you can be rest assured you will be able to find it at the Condobolin Library. The community indulged in…


Maintaining Gum Bend Lake facilities

Lachlan Shire Council is committed to maintaining and improving Condobolin’s Gum Bend Lake’s recreational facilities. They are in the process of undertaking a $200,000 playground upgrade in the area, funded by Council and “NSW Planning…


VMO secured for Condobolin Hospital

Member for Barwon Roy Butler has informed the Condobolin Argus that since becoming aware of the medical coverage issues at the Condobolin Hospital, he has been in regular contact with Western NSW Local Health District…


Condobolin Picnic Races 2020

The 2020 Condobolin Picnic Races were a great success. The meet featured $29,000 in prizemoney plus trophies. A highlight of the day was the $8,000 Royal Hotel Picnic Cup, which was won by Waldo Waldorf,…