Last updated: Friday 25 November 2022 at 2.00pm
Keep reading for the latest on flood information and support.
Flood Recovery Support
Parkes Shire residents impacted by recent flooding are encouraged to contact Service NSW for up-to-date information and advice with respect to flood recovery support and arrangements.
Further information is available from the Service NSW website, please visit: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/floods/recovery-centres
State Emergency Services (SES)
Requests for assistance can be made by calling the NSW SES on 132 500.
- Home | NSW State Emergency Service
- Getting help (disasterassist.gov.au)
- NSW SES Recovery Guide (PDF 10.6MB)
For power related enquiries, please contact Essential Energy on 13 20 80. You can also keep track via this link: https://bit.ly/2IMLXt4.
For asset damage and concerns, please contact Essential Energy on 13 20 80.
For local road updates, please visit: https://www.parkes.nsw.gov.au/works-services/roads-footpaths/road-closures/.
Due to the extreme rainfall recently received our sewer system is inundated - resulting in some overflows across town. We are aware and trying to rectify where we can, however, we ask the community to be patient and allow the system to catch up.
Parkes Regional Airport
The Parkes Regional Airport is reopen and is operating as normal. All flight services have resumed as normal. Please refer to the REX website for any flight related details.
Emergency SMS System
Council has set up an emergency text messaging system. You can subscribe by calling (02) 6861 2333, by sending your name and mobile phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org or by direct messaging our Facebook page.