News

Wed, August 17th

Hikers rescued after two nights in the snow

A group of hikers has been rescued after days stranded in the snow due to extreme weather in the state’s south. The group – consisting of two men aged 33 and 36, and two women aged 34 – departed T...
Tue, August 16th

Jindabyne turns a new page

A new chapter for the Jindabyne community has begun, with the town welcoming the opening of its new, state-of-the-art library.
Tue, August 16th

Captain Lavender climbing for leukemia

Bombala Fire and Rescue captain Malcolm Lavender will be heading across the Tasman this weekend to participate for the second time in the Firefighter Sky Tower challenge in Auckland New Zealand.
Tue, August 16th

Fire captain alarmed over smoke detectors

Almost half the Cooma North homes visited by Cooma Fire and Rescue recently did not have working smoke detectors. After conducting the safety visits, the Cooma Fire and Rescue (FRNSW) team is encou...
Tue, August 16th

Iconic cattleman coming to Cooma

Life on the land has been tough over a number of years. From drought, bushfires, floods to COVID-19, communities across the nation have been feeling the pressure. 

Post & Rail

Riposte by Lisa Ashurst

NSW is lagging somewhat behind the other states when it comes to banning mobile phones in schools, but the few NSW schools that have implemented a ...

Sleight of hand

Editor, A proposed letter, in relation to Rural Fire Service assets, from the July meeting’s Mayoral Minute stated, “the NSW Government’s nonsensi...

Honour the Vietnam Veterans

Tomorrow, Thursday August 18, the Cooma-Monaro RSL Sub-branch is holding a service at the Cooma Cenotaph to commemorate those who fought in the Vie...

Letter to the editor

Editor, Despite advertising a wellness clinic on Mondays at Delegate MPS (which is still appearing in local publications), this service has now be...

Grassroots

Inspection gives livestock sector confidence in biosecurity wall

Leaders from Australia’s livestock industries have recently witnessed how travellers to and from countries such as Indonesia are exposed to more th...

Emergency animal disease information session

South East Local Land Services (LLS) will be will be running an Emergency Animal Disease information session focussing on foot-and-mouth disease an...

Financial skills workshop

The Rabobank Client Council of NSW will be holding the first module of their financial skills workshop at the Alpine Hotel in Cooma on Wednesday 31...

Chinese meat market “still firing” despite lockdowns and slowing economy

Australia’s beef and sheepmeat sectors can expect continuing demand from China despite its slowing economy and continued lockdowns impacting how th...

Class Corner

JCS students wins competition and moves on to regionals

Jindabyne Central School (JCS) Year 6 student Augustine Davidoff was recently announced as the winner of the Year 5 and 6 Multicultural Perspective...

School coast trip for Bombala students

Year 11 English Studies students of the Bombala High School were challenged with proposing, planning and partaking in a day trip to a nearby destin...

Courtneys are state junior poultry champs

On Saturday July 30, the Courtney family of Numeralla, wrangled 32 chooks into their travelling boxes to compete in the NSW Junior State Poultry Ch...

Cooma North students rock Wakakirri in Canberra

What an incredible experience it was for Cooma North Public School staff and students to experience Wakakirri last week.

Sport

Tue, August 16th

Heelers chase premiership glory

The Bombala Blue Heelers are primed and ready for a premiership tilt in all grades after a dominant home and away season in the Group 16 rugby league competition. 
16 August 2022

Cross Country Ski Week hailed a roaring success

Organisers of the 2022 Cross Country Ski Week have hailed the event a success with the combination of competitive racing and social occasions once ...
16 August 2022

Walker praises Tigers’ efforts

Cooma Tigers President Daniel Walker has lauded the work of the club’s first grade squad who claimed the minor premiership in front of their home s...
16 August 2022

Bushpigs support Kid’s Cancer Project

The Jindabyne Junior Bushpigs hosted a fundraising family trivia afternoon at the Jindabyne Bowling Club on Saturday August 13.

Real Estate