Parkes Shire Council is a member of the Central West Councils Environment & Waterways Alliance, a partnership of 18 Councils across Central West NSW, encompassing both the Central Tablelands and Central West Local Land Services (LLS) regions. The Alliance exists to improve environmental outcomes across the region.

To facilitate the operation of the Alliance, a Project Support Officer is employed to assist Councils with on-ground works, grant funding opportunities, project development and management and the organisation of Alliance meetings and capacity building events.

This role is supported and complimented by relevant staff from both participating LLS regions