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Parkes Shire Council strives to keep the community informed of the latest news and issues affecting the region.
Media releases are regularly distributed to local and regional media outlets, covering a range of topics across all Council operations. For all media enquiries, or to be included in Council’s distribution list, please contact Council’s Communications Officer.
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The Parkes CBD is set to be enlivened with temporary outdoor dining platforms being piloted in Church Street as part of the first stage implementation […]Read More
Parkes Shire residents are invited to be part of the next big steps in Australia’s reconciliation journey, as part of National Reconciliation Week 2017. Between […]Read More
Residents and visitors will soon have access to a space to contemplate the meaning and value of peace, with construction on a new Rotary Peace […]Read More
Parkes Library is hosting an exhibition titled Erratic Symbiosis, Unearthing Past Voices – Sowing Future Visions, from 3rd to 16th June 2017. Erratic Symbiosis explores […]Read More
Parents and supervisors of local learner drivers are encouraged to attend a free workshop which will be held at Parkes High School on Tuesday 30 […]Read More
The Free Cuppa for the Driver scheme will be coming to a close on Wednesday 31 May and motorists are encouraged to take advantage of […]Read More
Kids around Australia are learning to code, learning how to create with technology, not just interact with it. On Thursday 25 May Parkes Library’s first […]Read More
Online scammers and the ruses they use to target older people will be laid bare at a series of Law Week workshops delivered by Legal […]Read More
Parkes Shire Council has carried out a number of initiatives this week to raise awareness about the importance of safe driving, as part of Yellow […]Read More
Parkes Shire Mayor, Councillor Ken Keith OAM praised the Government’s announcement in the 2017/18 budget for $8.4 billion dollars for the development of the Melbourne […]Read More
Visit Parkes Library during May, June and July to experience two stunning exhibitions that celebrate Australian children’s picture books and their creators. Parkes Shire Library, […]Read More
Parkes Shire Council has committed to creating a more inclusive community, with the first Disability Inclusion Action Plan going up on public exhibition today. The […]Read More
Hey diddle diddle You all know the riddle A cow jumps over the moon… But the moon is very high in the sky. How many […]Read More
With the mercury set to drop ahead of the winter season, residents are reminded that the collection of firewood from all roadsides across the Parkes […]Read More
Over 400 residents and visitors unlocked the history behind the doors of six heritage homes, as part of the first Sunrise to Sunset – Parkes […]Read More
Residents will be seeing yellow next week, as Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire Councils participate in Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week 2017, which coincides […]Read More
The Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire area has recorded a combined 99.1% seatbelt wearing rate and a 0.8% mobile phone usage rate according to the […]Read More
The Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance (MBIRA) has today welcomed the news of the construction of two new rail bridges along the Inland Rail […]Read More
Free Two Hour Workshop for Trundle Parents and supervisors of local learner drivers are encouraged to attend a free workshop which will be held at Trundle […]Read More