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No 20
June 13, 2024

Waste to Art - see the photos here

Fireworks at the Golf Club
June 13, 2024 in Community

On Sunday, June 9, Oberon Golf Club treated the town to a fireworks display. A perfect way to spend a cool evening in the long weekend.
See the video here


Waste to Art winners
June 13, 2024 in Community

Oberon's winning entries in the 2024 Waste to Art competition are currently on display at the Oberon Library.
See photos of the winners here


Up in the morning and out to school
June 13, 2024 in Schools

Sport, music, field trip to Canberra and some mathematics. All the things that make school exciting.
See the stories and photos here


Oberon Council Extraordinary Meeting - June 11
June 13, 2024 in Community

On June 11, Oberon Council had an extraordinary meeting to address two matters of concern to the local community. They were the approval of a Development Application for the next stage of the Oberon Sports Complex and a move towards heritage listing of the Memorial Avenue of Trees at O'Connell.
See the details of the meeting here


Just enough sport to fill the back page
June 13, 2024 in Sport

With most sports taking a break over the long weekend, it was left up to the golfers to brave the forecast miserable weather (which didn't happen anyway).
See the results here


Suicide prevention - one step at a time

Some possible disruption
June 6, 2024

The technology driving this web site will be updated over the next couple of weeks. The changes should not be visible to site visitors but will make it easier to view web pages on different devices such as phones, tablets and various computers. Because time is a fine resource, the work to do this will mean that there may be fewer stories published. Normal transmission will resume as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience (and disappointment).

Wandering around a wintery Oberon
June 6, 2024 in Community

Saturday, June 1, was bitterly cold heralding the start of winter, so Oberon Matters set off on an expedition to find out what was happening. After buying the Saturday papers, a perfect place to read them in the warmth would have been one of Oberon's many cafés. Hot chocolate was the order of the day.
See all the photos here


Media Release - Oberon Playgrounds
June 6, 2024 in Community

The following was published by Oberon Council on May 31, 2024. Council provides several playground areas across the Oberon Local Government Area, some of which require improvements to meet current day safety standards. Members of the community may have noticed that some playgrounds have been cordoned off in recent days.
See the rest of the release here 


Women Wolves are winners!
June 6, 2024 in Sport

You have to be keen about your sport to put on shorts and a short sleeved shirt to run around at nighttime at this time of year in Oberon, but the Oberon United Football Club women did just that at the Oberon Recreation Ground on Wednesday, May 29. The All Age Women 3rd Grade team took on the ladies from Macquarie United FC All Age Women 3rd Grade Black and came out victorious ...
See the photos here


Busy, busy, busy at Oberon's schools
June 6, 2024 in Schools

Like always, the students and staff at Oberon's three schools have been getting on with education, music, sport and all the other things that life requires.
See the stories and photos here


Sport. Sport. Sport. It never stops.
June 6, 2024 in Sport

There's League (both big and little), hockey in Newcastle and golf in the cold.
See the reports and pics here


Military Museum - open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Raising money for a really good cause
May 30, 2024 in Community

Oberon's generosity was on display on Saturday, May 25, when about 150 people gathered to raise money at a trivia charity night at Oberon Showground. The event was organised by the volunteers of Oberon Inner Wheel, an organisation for women which complements the community service work of Rotary. Money raised on the night went to the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics.
See the story and some pictures here


Words about the Wolves
May 30, 2024 in Sport

There were mixed resuilts for the Oberon United Football Club teams over the May 25-26 weekend. The Under 13s went down 0-2 to Bathurst 75 FC Under 13s but the All Age Women 3rd Grade team reversehat by beating Bathurst 2-0. Oberon Matters went to the Under 13s match to take some photos.
See the pictures here


A week of all sorts of sports
May 30, 2024 in Sport

Lots of sport happening around town - golf, senior and junior league, bowls, hockey, ... Something for everyone.
See the stories here


School reports
May 30, 2024 in Schools

Celebrating Reconciliation Week and Sorry Day, a trip to the zoo to see all those animals, gardening, what bees do and reading books. And more. It's what school is all about.
See the stories here


A Sunday drive
May 30, 2024 in Community

Is there a better way to spend a lazy Sunday than driving around looking at what the local area offers? A Farmers' Market, a visit to winery and lunch with music is hard to beat.
See the adventure here


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