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Mental Health Month Photo Competition

Western NSW Local Health District has partnered with Cowra Youth Council to celebrate Mental Health Month in October. This year's theme is 'Share the Journey'. If you are aged between 5-24 years we'd like you to grab a camera or mobile phone, take a photo and share with us why you think Mental Health Matters. #MentalHealthMatters

Enter by 31st October 2019 for a chance in winning one of nine activity prize packs! These photos will also be displayed in the Cowra Health Service Mental Health Child and Adolescent consult room.

Download a photo competition entry form here!

Apply now for the 2020 Cowra Youth Council!

Cowra Youth Council is now looking for enthusiastic young people to join our team for 2020. For our 2020 Youth Council brochure, click here.

if you'd like to get involved in running youth events in Cowra and want to make a difference in your community, then the Youth Council may be the place for you.

Applications should be submitted by 4.30pm, Friday October 25. For a 2020 Youth Council application form, click here.

Check-out our Facebook page for a taste of the activities we get involved in.

For more enquiries, contact Linda Barron, Community Projects Officer, by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 6340 2064.

Cowra CBD Footpath Refurbishment Progress

Preliminary site works for the CBD Footpath Refurbishment Project have now been completed and construction has now commenced.

Traffic control is now in place on the Kendal and Lachlan Street intersection and the speed limit is 40kms. Please drive carefully.

To view progress images and learn more about the Cowra CBD Footpath Refurbishment Project click here.

Let’s recognise the best of Cowra - nominate now!

Cowra Shire residents are invited to nominate local individuals and community groups for the 2020 Cowra Australia Day Awards.

This prestigious local event will be held during Cowra's Australia Day celebrations on Sunday, January 26, 2020 to recognise the outstanding contribution that many individuals make to the Cowra community.

"We are asking that locals think about the groups and individuals that have contributed to the community over-time, but especially the last 12 months," Mayor of Cowra, Cr Bill West said. Read more.

Recycled Art for Cowra Award (RAFCA) 2019

Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2019 Recycled Art for Cowra Award (RAFCA).

The Cowra Tidy Towns Committee was excited to see so many wonderful entries encompassing this year's theme, Transportation from A – Z.

See the full list of prize winners here.