SALLY’S MAGNIFICENT MAGAZINE SHOT

Sally May has recently had some of her breathtaking photography work of the Finke Desert Race published in the Australasian Dirt Bike Magazine. Sally is a former Condobolin resident and is the owner of SWAP…


2021 CONDOBOLIN SHOW CANCELLED

The 2021 Condobolin Show has been cancelled. “I hope people understand that this decision was not taken lightly, and I look forward to a more favourable situation in 2022,” Show President Jeff Kirk explained. “Thank…


AN EXCITING LIVING THINGS INCURSION FOR CPS

Condobolin Public School Stage Two students participated in an incursion all about living things recently. Students created, questioned, examined and explored all day long. They built a mini-greenhouse, participated in a nature walk, made a…


LEARNING ALL ABOUT AQUAPONICS

Condobolin High School Year 7 has spent the last two terms learning about Aquaponics and how to manage growing fish and plants in the same system. Throughout the semester they have been involved in constructing…


CHS ON THE BALL

On Wednesday, June 23 the Condobolin High School Years 9/10 Boys Netball Team travelled to Orange to play in the Western Carnival. In what was a typical freezing winter’s day in Orange, the boys played…


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…


A LOVE OF READING

Another two Condobolin Public School students have reached 50 nights of home reading. Suede Sloane and Arlee Kirkman received their 50 Nights Home Reading Certificate on Friday, 25 June. They also each selected a book…


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,…


LAKE’S JADE NAMED OVERALL CHAMPION

A large number of competitors, including many from Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo, Tottenham, Tullibigeal, and Trundle, attended the Trangie Junior Judging Day (TTJ) on Monday, 28 June at NSW DPI’s Trangie Agricultural Research Centre. There were…


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…


A NEW PROGRAM FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Condobolin primary schools encouraged to join innovative, new student mental wellbeing initiative Condobolin Primary Schools are being encouraged to participate in a new wellbeing initiative that aims to build emotional intelligence and resilience in young…



ROTARY RECOGNISED FOR COMMITTMENT

  By Melissa Blewitt The Condobolin Rotary Club has been recognised for its commitment to the local community. In 2020, a new Rotary District 9705 was formed. This saw 82 Clubs from both 9710 and…


ROBERT AND MARY FIRST TO BE FULLY VACCINATED

Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service (CAHS) has now been approved to administer the COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccination as of the 19 July. The Pfizer vaccination will be made available for all community members 16 to 59 years….


MASSIVE FUNDING BOOST FOR LAKE CARGELLIGO

By Melissa Blewitt Lake Cargelligo will receive $1 million over two years to deliver the Lake Cargelligo Tourism Activation Project as part of the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen economic growth and drive Australia’s recovery…


$20 MILLION IN CAPITAL WORKS

By Melissa Blewitt More than $20 million in capital works will be undertaken across the Lachlan Shire. Lachlan Shire Council adopted the revised 2017-2022 Delivery Program and 2021-2022 Operational Plan including Revenue Policy, Budget and…


TIME NOW TO ENROL

By Melissa Blewitt It’s now time to enrol to have your say at the 2021 Local Government elections. Lachlan Shire Council Local Government elections will be held on Saturday, 4 September 2021 and Council is…


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…



A RECORD BREAKING PURCHASE FOR GLENOWRA

Glenowra Australian White Sheep Stud in Condobolin are one of the first to purchase ‘Tattykeel Certified’ Australian White ewes in June for a record $988 a head. With quality and consistency at the heart of…


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…


HOTLY CONTESTED MATCH

Condobolin Sports Club Womens Bowls Semi finals of the Club Championship Pairs were dated for play on or before Saturday 26th June. Pam Nicholl (sub) for Judy Johnson and Colleen Helyar defeated Janelle Taylor and…


FUTURE FIELDS OF GOLD – CROP PLANTING RISES

By Melissa Blewitt A forecast 22.93 million hectares of winter crop planting is expected across Australia including a massive six million hectares in NSW, according to Rabobank’s recently released 2021/22 Winter Crop Outlook report. The…


CLICK GO THE SHEARS GIRLS!

By Lucy Kirk Eryn Smith, a novice female shearer from the Victorian Highlands has recently spent a few weeks in sheds around Condobolin. She is passionate about her job and constantly looking to improve –…