Welcome to Parkes Shire Council

Parkes is a progressive regional centre, home to modern infrastructure and facilities and connected to the major centres via the Parkes Regional Airport. Parkes is home to many sporting and interest groups and for many provides the ideal balance between work, play and family. 

Parkes Shire Council as the Local Government Organisation for the Shire strives to deliver progress and value to our community and offers varied career opportunities that allow our employees to work for our local community while building their careers. 


18 November 2015
Do you know of someone or a group who has achieved exceptional results in examination,... Read more
5 November 2015
Parkes' first class tourism precinct, The Henry Parkes Centre, is approaching its 5th... Read more
27 October 2015
Council is seeking residents with a genuine interest in local heritage to represent the... Read more