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…







Condobolin Rams Cupcake Drive

The Condobolin Rams are holding a Cupcake Drive! Cupcake flavours available include chocolate with chocolate buttercream; butter (vanilla) with vanilla buttercream; red velvet with cream cheese flavoured buttercream; and caramel mud with caramel buttercream. 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,…





Donna to lose locks

Condobolin’s Donna Edwards will lose her locks to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation, when she participates in the World’s Greatest Shave, next month. The well-known bus driver will shave off all her hair on…


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…


Judy Price recognised

Judy Price has always had the Condobolin community at heart. The Condobolin SES Unit held an end of year presentation night at the RSL Club on 27 November, last year, where they honoured Mrs Price…




Burpees for Bushfires success

Personal Training – Brayden Davis held a Burpees for Bushfires fundraiser on Saturday, 25 January. The event raised $1,510, with all proceeds being donated to the Rural Fire Service. For every $1 that was donated…


Murrin Bridge Community Welcomed to Lachlan

Media Release Lachlan Shire Council, as it welcomes in the New Year, would like to make special mention of the Murrin Bridge community who joined the Shire in September last year. Murrin Bridge, an Indigenous…


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…


Laura’s bright mind shines

By Melissa Blewitt Condobolin High School’s Laura Waller has been awarded the prestigious Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Science Award. Named after the late cardiac surgeon and pioneer of modern heart transplantation, Dr Victor Chang,…


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…


SUMMER PNEUMONIA CASES ON THE RISE

Numerous cases of pneumonia have been diagnosed in lambs in confinement lots across the central west in the last few weeks and appears to be on the rise. Pneumonia is a respiratory disease whereby the…


Melanie is Australia Day Ambassador

By Melissa Blewitt Melanie Thomas, journalist, author and founder of the KYUP! Project, has been named Lachlan Shire Council’s 2020 Australia Day Ambassador. She will be front and centre of Lachlan Shire Australia Day events….



Condo croquet visits Orange

Croquet On the 25th of September, eight players from the Condobolin Croquet Club travelled to Orange for a day of coaching, playing and socializing. Past Bathurst Australian Croquet champion John Cox attended to instruct the…


Successful Centre State Triples tournament held

Condobolin Sports Club Bowls The highlight of the Condo bowls calendar, our Centre State Triples event, was played over the course of last weekend. Since its inception, this tournament has set the standard for how…