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STUDENTS SHOWCASE SKILLS AT CARNIVAL

A great day was had at the Lachlan PSSA Athletics Carnival on Friday, 6 August. Condobolin Public School students showcased their best effort and behaviour on the day, with personal best performances, broken records, and…

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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,…


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…


SCHOOL HOLIDAY MOVIE FUN

On Thursday, 1 July a number of local youth enjoyed a screening of ‘Wonder Park’ at the Callara Community Theatre. The movie was part of the School Holiday Program supported by Western Plains Regional Development,…


ADELINE WINS ZOO PASS

Adeline Tyack was the lucky winner of the Western Plains Taronga Zoo Family Pass. Adeline cannot wait to go to the Zoo when it is possible with her family. She wants to see all the…


GOING ON A TREASURE HUNT

On Tuesday, 29 June local youth went on a Treasure Hunt at the SRA Grounds as part of the School Holiday Program. Excited participants discovered hidden treasures located around the area. The School Holiday Program…


LAP SCHOOL CAPTAINS ATTEND LEADERSHIP EXCURSION

In the early part of June, School Captains from the Lachlan Access Program schools joined together for a Leadership Excursion. Caitlin Keen and Darcy Hope from Condobolin High School, Kadee Gerhard-Scali and William Batty from…


TWILIGHT MARKETS A BIG SUCCESS

By Lucy Kirk Condobolin and District Landcare presented the Condobolin Twilight Markets last Saturday 26 June. The event saw the SRA hall fill with 30 unique stalls from 2pm – 6:00pm, and a free jumping…



STUDENTS EXPERIENCE THE WORKPLACE

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin High School students were given the chance to try prospective careers when they participated in Work Experience. Students attended a variety of different workplaces from Monday, 21 June until Friday, 25…



VINNIES BIN VANDALISED

By Melissa Blewitt Unknown person/s have vandalized the St Vincent de Paul Bin located in Moller Street, Condobolin (near Don Lark’s Motorcycles). The bin was knocked over and the contents strewn over a large area….


LESLEY A SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Kiacatoo CWA Our meeting held at the Hall on 8 June saw nine of us present with no birthday girls. After lunch we discussed our Police Checks for the Village so we can do the…


CHS RAISE FUNDS

Condobolin High School Student Representative Council (SRC) held a fundraising cake stall for the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea on Tuesday, 25 May. The total raised was $737.00. Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is a community…


GRADUATES CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENTS

By Lucy Kirk It was an emotional afternoon recently for 21 graduates, who undertook either a Certificate 4 or Diploma in Community Services under the Western Plains Regional Development Suicide Prevention Workforce Capacity Building Project….


STRENGTH AND CONNECTION

By Melissa Blewitt The latest addition to the Sculpture Down the Lachlan (SDL) trail, ‘Heart of Country’ has been officially unveiled. Lachlan Shire Mayor John Medcalf OAM, Lachlan Shire General Manager Greg Tory, Forbes Shire…


WASTE TO ART

The Sims Metal Waste to Art and design 2021 competition in Condobolin was a wonderful success. A different waste item is featured part of Waste to Art each year and in 2021, the public was…


SECOND RED GUM CARVING COMPLETE

By Melissa Blewitt Chainsaw artist Brandon Kroon (BK Carving) has completed a second magnificent Redgum carving that will take pride of place in Condobolin. The relief carving depicts sports played in the local area –…


NOT YOUR NORMAL CONDOBOLIN SHOW YEAR

While the 2020 Condobolin Show suffered the same fate as all but a handful of Australia’s 508 agricultural shows, 192 of which are in NSW, the association and secretariat still functioned, with some activities going…


IMPERIAL HOTEL OPENS ITS DOORS ONCE AGAIN

By Melissa Blewitt The Imperial Hotel in Condobolin has opened its doors once again. It has been a journey of discovery for businessman Fred Vella, who vowed to bring the local landmark back to its…


VINNIES VOLUNTEERS RECOGNISED FOR EFFORTS

By Melissa Blewitt Lachlan Shire Council has been announced as a Yellow Ribbon Council by SARAH (Safer Australian Roads and Highways) President Peter Frazer, for their long-time support of National Road Safety Week. They have…