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Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery fund

Cobargo Community Building / Community Fire Refuge

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund committee met on 20 August and approved a seed funding grant of $5,280 for the design concept for a Cobargo Community Building/Community Fire Refuge. In their application, the Yuin Folk Club, the Cobargo Showground Land Manager supported by the Cobargo A.P&H Society, said the proposed $2m building would be…
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Community Projects

The 15 projects funded to date are: ○  Quaama Parents and Citizens: School Bike Training Centre; $5000 ○  Woodies Working for the Community (Elves Making Shelves for people who lost homes), Brogo: $4000 ○  Cobargo Community Garden Project: $2000 ○  Cobargo Community Garden Shed: $5,700 ○  Cobargo Creators: Provision of Studio Space for burnt out…
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New Projects!

New Projects

The Fund has now funded 15 community projects to the value of almost $90,000 as at 21 July. The latest grants will help fund a new shed for the Cobargo Community Garden to be built by Building Angels. The shed will be a display prototype as well as a space for community garden volunteers. It…
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Check out Units 177 and 178 of the Elves making Shelves project!

Check out Units 177 and 178 of the Elves making Shelves project! All orders in the initial round have been filled and supplied to delighted recipients from Kiah to Yowrie. Elves are about to start on workbenches for people who lost homes and sheds – benches with shelves! Orders for shelving units for people who…
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Bega Valley Together – Bushfire Recovery Update; Clean up, waste disposal, vegetation management and more.

In this update hear from Caroline Long at Verona and Dave Boulton at Wonboyn about their experience with the clean up. Also we get an update on the clean up progress and some advice on what to do if you have questions and concerns from Kalina Koloff from Laing O’Rourke and James Davey from Public…
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Musicians continuing to help Cobargo and our region.

Musicians continuing to help Cobargo and our region. The wonderful Colin Hay, who has done so much for us already, has persuaded the Nine Network to donate $10,000 to the Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund. Grateful thanks to Colin, for your kindness and support. Thanks to the Nine Network (Nine.com.au) for supporting our independent, volunteer-run…
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Update

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund Inc committee met on 21 May and approved grants for community recovery projects to the value of $31,828. Organisations funded in this round are the The Creative Workers and Producers of Cobargo Association Inc The Crossing Land Education Trust, the Cobargo Community Action Network, the Lazy Lizard Gallery and…
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Thank you Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union.

Oh my goodness, right in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis, the Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union makes a very generous contribution to our fund, when we should be supporting you! You are doing an amazing job of taking care of all of us during this pandemic. Nurses and midwives – we are humbled by…
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Four of the key Cobargo community organisations

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund Inc was set up by four of the key Cobargo community organisations – the Yuin Folk Club, which produces the Cobargo Folk Festival, the Cobargo Show Society which runs the agricultural show, the Cobargo Co-op – a community-owned agriculture co-operative and the Cobargo Bowerbird Opportunity Shop. Our vision is…
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Thank You

Thanks to everyone who has donated to the Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund. The fund has now reached around $575,000 in GoFundMe donations and contributions direct to our bank account, so we are getting closer to the $1m target all the time! That people continue to contribute, whilst grappling with all the changes brought upon…
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