The Christmas operating times for various Council facilities are listed below.

  • The Parkes Shire Council Admin Office, all Parkes Shire Libraries and Family Daycare Service will close from Friday 24 December & reopen Tuesday 4th January 2022.
  • Council outdoor staff & services close down from 17 December and resume on Tuesday 4 January 2022. Essential services including ranger services & amenities cleaning will continue through this period.
  • Henry Parkes Visitor Centre will remain open and will only be closed Christmas Day.
  • All Parkes Shire Pools will maintain their opening hours and will only be closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day.
  • Roadside garbage collection will proceed as normal.
  • On-call arrangements are in place for emergencies throughout this period.