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Parkes Shire Council


Parkes Shire Pools take steps to prevent Shallow Water Blackout

Parkes Shire Council Pools are installing "No Long Breath Holding" signs in an effort to


Temporary Park Closure, Memorial Hill

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise that construction works on the Memorial Hill


Australia Day Award Nominees and Recipients

Several community and cultural awards are presented at the annual Parkes Australia Day



Artwork by Scott Turnbull

Local Exhibition
Interdependence - Tribal Consciousness

Parkes Library, February 14 to 21
The exhibition will be officially opened on Saturday February 14 at 10.15am.


Featured Programs

New State Wide Public Library Initiative

The State Library of NSW is partnering with public libraries across the state to rollout an exciting new initiative to give public library members 24/7 access to a wide range of online resources.


Southern Ring Road

Parkes Shire Council has commenced work on the first stage of the Southern Ring Road, a bypass that will link the Newell Highway and Parkes Hospital with the Orange Road. Stage one works will include linking the Newell Highway to Back Yamma Road and constructing an intersection on the Newell Highway.



What's On

Karaoke Competition
Event date : 06/02/2015 - 07/03/2015
Mountains & Plains Swimming Summer Championships
Event date : 07/02/2015 - 08/02/2015
WW1 Songs Singing Competition
Event date : 09/02/2015
Regional Little Athletics Carnival
Event date : 14/02/2015 - 15/02/2015