OUTBACK OUTLOUD Episode 6 COBAR Part 2

Jun 16, 10:00 PM

In this Episode we hear more 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 6- Cobar Part 2
In this Episode we hear more 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:
Alma, Faye and the Ladies Golf Group tell us all about meeting up with each other, socialising and encouraging each other to play.  They also all agree about how generous the Cobar community is! 

Elizabeth Whiteman and Lillian Simpson interview each other about their lives..so far. Lillian speaks candidly about how she came to Cobar, her heartbreak with cancer, and remembers the fun of the Grey Mardi Gras.  Elizabeth moved to Cobar with her family when she was young, loves Cobar, the red dirt, the community..   The Grey Mardi Gras will be back 29th April-1st of May 2022: https://visitcobarshire.com.au/grey-mardi-gras

Leonie McCosker works for the Cobar Weekly and came to say hi to everyone at the Outback Outloud Workshops.  We interviewed her and got to hear all about her wonderful experiences growing up in Cobar, the common was her playground! Check out some of Leonie’s work: http://cobarweekly.com.au/

Anni van der Westhuizen owns a number of businesses in Cobar. An entrepreneur and adventurer all the way from South Africa, she landed in Cobar with her husband..had moments of doubt...and has now been here for 4 years …”bought a house ...here to stay!” 

Rick Ohlsen is a Ngemba Man.  Rick chats about his early childhood on a property, taking care of his family from an early age and how life skills come into his current work at national parks and wildlife.

Susan Singleton was born in Katoomba, grew up on a farm in the outback Louth. Susan has a curious and diverse range of skills, is an artist and a cake decorating competitor!  

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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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