OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 4 COBAR

Jun 16, 10:00 PM

In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Cobar NSW. Cobar is known as a mining town, a region with stunning Aboriginal rock art, culture and heritage..and a big community spirit!

Episode 4- Cobar Part 1
In this Episode we hear stories and interviews from people in Cobar NSW. Cobar is known as a mining town, a region with stunning Aboriginal rock art, culture and heritage..and a big community spirit!
The Outback Outloud Podcast was designed and produced by Signal Creative and is a collaboration between Signal Creative and Outback Arts.
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Features:
Elaine Ohlsen speaks from the Cobar Library (with Janine) about her life campaigning, advocating and being a spokesperson for Ngiyampaa/Ngempa Country and People. She has lobbied for land rights and Aboriginal control of sacred sites, worked in legal services, and much more! Any search engine search will give you loads more information about Elaine!

Izzy Pretty chatted about her adventure to get to Cobar, she could have a whole episode on her life story! We spoke from the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club.

Jim Goonrey and Frank Singleton share stories over a beer about mining in Cobar, early memories, family, romance, shearing and football.

The Cobar Bowling and Golf Club is on Bloxham Street: https://www.cobarbowlingandgolfclub.com/


Vinnie Ma speaks from her family restaurant Ma’s Chinese at the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club, Vinnie and her family have been in Cobar since 2007. Try the Laksa! https://www.facebook.com/Mas-Chinese-restaurant-157085561140268/

Bill Howlett and Terry Sullivan were found chatting outside of the Subway on Marshall Street Cobar where they meet every day for a cuppa.  Bill and Terry talk openly about the healthcare challenges faced by their community. 
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Thanks to all Cobar participants: Samantha Smith, Leonie McCosker, Oscar Punzet, Anni van der Westhuizen, Elaine Ohlsen, Janine Ohlsen,Susan Singleton, Isabell Pretty, Elizabeth Whiteman, Lillian Simpson, Vinnie Ma, Werner Muhlethaler, Ron Harris, Jane Bartlett, Terry Sullivan, Bill Howlett. Colleen Boucher, Riley O’leary, Rick Ohlsen, Jim Goonrey, Frank Singleton, plus Alma Rogers, Faye Hardwick and all the Cobar Ladies Golf Group.
Thanks to the Cobar Public Library, the Cobar Bowling and Golf Club (the Golfie).

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