LLCS RECEIVES A FUNDING BOOST

Lower Lachlan Community Services in Lake Cargelligo have received a $20,000 funding boost them modernise their operations and improve the services they deliver. The money was allocated through the Social Sector Transformation Fund. The Social…



CONDOBOLIN POOL TO OPEN

The Condobolin Swimming Pool opened on Thursday, 7 October. A $239,000 upgrade of the Toddler Pool will add to the facility’s appeal during the 2021/2022 season. The project is funded by a combination of Council…


KIACATOO SILOS TO OPEN

Kiacatoo Silos will be open for the 2021 harvest season after a seven-year hiatus. However, only wheat will be received at the site. All other grain deliveries will have to be taken to Condobolin. GrainCorp…


CWA MEETING THROWBACK

Image of the Ungarie CWA members from 1995. Credits: West Wyalong and beyond Facebook Page. Image and information was found from Astride the Humbug book 2. • Image: Ungarie CWA branch members and guests, September…



ANNUAL LOCAL HERITAGE FUND IS NOW OPEN

The annual Local Heritage Fund is now open. Applications are being invited for financial grants to assist with conservation and restoration work, according to Lachlan Shire Council. Examples of the type of work which can…


PAM VICTORIOUS IN HANDICAP SINGLES MATCH

Condobolin Sports Club Women’s Bowls Wednesday 22nd September one game of Handicap singles was played between Wendy Ryan, on a three shot handicap and Pam Nicholl, on a one shot (-2) handicap. Wendy started the…


UNGARIE HOTEL HISTORY

Ungarie Hotel was originally built in 1883 while it was still a small settlement. The town wasn’t established as a village until the 31st of March 1894 after the settlement was surveyed by Surveyor A….



PEARL SAYS FAREWELL TO POOL

New challenges are waiting for Pearl Toomey, who is saying farewell to the Condobolin Pool after nine years. “I call Pearl “my angel” as she always was there when I needed her to be and…


HUGHES AND LYON SHARE STORIES

NSW Blues and Australian bowler Nathan Lyon joined NSW Breakers and Sydney Sixers star Emma Hughes beamed into Condobolin Public School on Wednesday, 15 September to speak with students as part of the 2021 Cricket…


WOMEN’S BOWLS IS BACK IN CONDOBOLIN

Condobolin Sports Club Women’s Bowls Hello all, it’s time to return to bowls, and our Club is opened for all to enjoy. Bowls NSW has issued a Circular permitting Local Regional Areas that have came…


U15’S NSW ALL SCHOOLS AFL CARNIVAL

Harry Roscarel attended the U15’s NSW CHS AFL Carnival in Coffs Harbour, from the 19th-22nd April, as a member of the Riverina Southwest team. After an exceptional performance over the course of the carnival, Harry…


TALENT SHOW RESULTS

Tullibigeal Central School held a Talent Contest on Thursday the 16th of September, it was a great success. The school sent their thanks to all their students who entered, they all did an amazing job….



TRONOX IN IVANHOE

Compiled. Sources: https://majorprojects.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/ and https://www.spglobal.com/ Tronox is one of Australia’s premier mineral sands miners. Tronox’s mining and mineral separation operations, formerly owned by Cristal, are located in the Murray Basin region. Tronox are currently ranked…


LOCAL EWE LAMBS SMASH RECORD

A line of 10 Scanned In Lamb (SIL) Australian White ewe lambs from Condobolin have sold for $1,351 per head, smashing the shedding breed’s record once again. RB Jones and Partners, of ‘Needlewood’, Condobolin offered…


EXPERIENCED FARM HAND

We are seeking an experienced farm hand to work with farm owner as well as independently. Experience in operation of plant & machinery, as well as working with sheep and cattle is essential. Other day…


HSC TO GO AHEAD FOR ALL LACHLAN SHIRE STUDENTS

All HSC students across the Lachlan Shire will get the opportunity to complete their studies in 2021, with the full complement of HSC exams to go ahead from 9 November 2021. Some 68,710 students are…


COULTON TO CONTEST

Mark Coulton has been chosen to contest seat of Parkes, which includes Condobolin and the Lachlan Shire, at the next Federal Election, after being pre-selected as the Nationals’ candidate for the sixth time. He was…


AMIE ENCOURAGES APPLICANTS

Australian Wool innovation (AWI) has opened applications for its Breeding Leadership 2022 program. Condobolin’s Amie L’Estrange undertook the program last year and said she would be able to put her new skills into practice at…


RACHEL TO TAKE ON NEW CHALLENGES

Lachlan Children Services Coordinator Rachel Brook has decided to embrace new challenges. She has said a fond farewell to the facility after eight years on Friday, 10 September. “We would like to thank you for…


CONDOBOLIN ASKS R U OK?

The Condobolin community participated in R U OK? Day on Thursday, 9 September. They embraced yellow to showcase its support for the important initiative. It was a time to remind Australians that every day is…


LOCAL POLICE JOIN IN CHILD PROTECTION LESSON

Sergeant Hunter from Condobolin Police Station, joined in with Lachlan Children Service’s Child Protection Zoom lesson recently. He spoke to staff and children about how to stay safe and identifying our safe people. Children and…


BARWON BOUNDARIES STAY THE SAME

The boundaries of the Barwon Electorate of which Lachlan Shire is a part of, will remain the same. The Electoral Districts Redistribution Panel has made its final determination of the names and boundaries of electoral…


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…


FOOTPATH PROJECT PROGRESSING WELL

                        Work is progressing on the Busby Street/Officers Parade footpath despite the challenges of recent wet weather. Image Credits: Lachlan Shire – The Heart…



BE ROAD READY FOR HARVEST

Advertorial. Farmers, contract harvesters, transport companies and agricultural machinery retailers are invited to attend the Be Road Ready for Harvest Virtual Field Day via Zoom on Wednesday, 15 September from 8am. Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan…