The Lachlan Shire Council decides to pay for the services of another doctor at the Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service.
The council have decided to give the Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service $150,000 so as to pay a doctor to work as a general practitioner and be a second visiting medical officer (VMO) at the Condobolin Hospital.
The previous VMO had resigned from his post in February and the Greater Western Area Health Service is considering applications for the position. The general manager of the council, Roger Bailey had stated that this decision would not have an impact on the shire budget of the other areas. The council but has turned down the demand for upgrading of the Condobolin Medical Centre.