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ENTER ANZAC DAY AWARDS

By Melissa Blewitt Students in Condobolin and across the Parkes electorate are being encouraged to learn about veteran service and Australian wartime history by taking part in a national Anzac Day competition. Federal Member for…



GRIP LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

On Friday, 12 March, eleven of our SRC members attended a GRIP Leadership Conference in Dubbo. GRIP leadership provides enthusiastic, skilled and passionate presenters to deliver practical and interactive training conferences for student leaders. The…


SHINING THROUGH WEAVING

By Anne Coffey. With the assistance of the University of Canberra and the National Farmers Federation, Western Plains Regional Development Inc (WPRD) held a workshop last Saturday to teach people basket weaving skills. Internationally acclaimed…


NEW SEATS FOR CROQUET CLUB

The Condobolin Croquet Club applied to Evolution Mining to install two new seats for the Club. The Croquet Club were grateful for the grant which was administered by the Sports Club who organised the installation.


LIONS AWARENESS DAY SUNDAY 14TH MARCH

The Lions Club of Condobolin, with the support of the Lions District N4 held a “Lions Awareness Day’ on Sunday the 14th of March. The Condobolin Lions Club has been struggling for membership over the…


ROTARY GUMBEND LAKE SEATING COMPLETE

Condobolin Rotary Club has completed another project for the community and are pleased to announce that covered seating around Gumbend Lake is now available for people to sit and enjoy the peaceful water or bush…


CONDOBOLIN WELLBEING PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY MARATHON HEALTH

Media Release The Condobolin Wellbeing program offers wide-ranging, culturally sensitive supports covering mental and physical health, healing, housing, education, employment, finance, social life, welfare, domestic violence, and drug and alcohol. The Condobolin Wellbeing program is…





FUN, FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITY

The 2021 Condobolin Picnic Races were a great success. The meet featured over $35,000 in prizemoney plus trophies. A highlight of the day was the $10,000 Inland Petroleum Condobolin Picnic Cup, which was won by…


JENNIFER VISITS FAMILY

Jennifer Brown (nee Singh) was back in Condobolin recently to visit her daughter and catch up with family. She took the time to have a delicious lunch with Bonnie Merritt and Evelyn Coe at the…


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,…


Seniors Festival Fun

Condobolin’s 2020 NSW Seniors Festival was celebrated through a myriad of activities last week. The festivities began with a fitness class with Personal Training – Brayden Davis at the Condobolin Sports Club on Tuesday, 18…



Mayor holds Christmas Party to thank volunteers

Lachlan Shire Mayor John Medcalf held a Christmas Party at the SRA Hall on the 13th December. Dignatories from Penrith City Council, Lachlan Shire Councilors and Community Volunteers attended and enjoyed a sit down meal…


Macca comes to Condobolin

Macca in Condobolin The local community turned out in force to see Ian (Macca) McNamara, when he visited Condobolin. He held an old time bush dance on Saturday, 14 December, and then hosted his radio…



Mrs Dorothy Salter turns 102

By Melissa Blewitt Turning 102 is a big reason to celebrate. Condobolin resident Dorothy Salter marked this magnificent milestone on Thursday, 19 September with a party at William Beech Gardens. The event was organised by…


40 years of Condo Rugby

 Rugby Union Memories – 40 years of Condo Rugby – My memories from 1982 to 1995 – By John Dean. I started playing rugby in Condobolin in 1982 at the invitation of Peter Gordon. My…


Mherv in Condobolin

The Men’s Health Education Rural Van (Mherv) was in Condobolin early in September. Mherv is a custom built caravan with a dedicated Registered Nurse travelling the state of New South Wales offering free health screenings…


A fond farewell

Lachlan Shire Council held a farewell morning tea for Tourism Officer Amy Strudwick and Librarian Theresa Jude last Friday. The duo was thanked for their dedication and enthusiasm in their roles, and were wished all…


Serving the Community

In mid July St Vincent de Paul recognised Judy Vane-Tempest (25 years) and Pauline Doyle (30 years) for their commitment to the Condobolin community. Together they have spent 55 years volunteering. ABOVE: Jeffrey Grogan, Judy…


Great win for Gadfly

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin horse, Gadfly, ran a powerful race, to beat a strong field in the Duck Creek Picnic Cup at Nyngan recently. Not only did he win convincingly, he set a weight carrying…


A bit of Bogan in Condo

Condobolin participated in Australia’s Biggest Bogan Festival (ABBF) at the Condobolin Hotel last Friday. Events in Condobolin included a Publican’s Challenge (Darts, Euchre and Kelly Pool Competition), Air Guitar Championships, Bogan Fashions in the Field…


Playing cards for 52 years

By Melissa Blewitt A  love  of  playing  cards has seen a group of women enjoy 52 years of friendship. ‘The  Card  Girls’,  as they affectionately call themselves, began meeting  at each others homes, for a…


Easter fun

Tommy Kirkman, Janayah Johnson, Macauley Packham and Stella Jarick had a great time at the Condobolin Public School Easter Concert and Hat Parade. Kindergarten, Year One and Year Two students delighted the audience at their…


Australia Day at Condo Pool

Jason Kirby, Steven Capewell and Jaydan Glasson had a fantastic time at the Condobolin Pool during Australia Day celebrations. There was a three-legged race, thong throwing, water balloons, on land watermelon race, Rotary Jumping Castle,…


GRADUATING PRESCHOOL

Condobolin Preschool and Childcare Centre held their Emu Room Graduation Ceremony last Monday. It was held at the Condobolin Sports Club. Parents, grand parents, carers, friends and special guests enjoyed the evening. Santa Claus even…