Scheduled Events
PLEASE NOTE: Due to current COVID-19 concerns, this event is now only available online only via zoom.
Are you passionate about what happens in your local community? Becoming a Councillor is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and to represent the interests of our community.
Being a Councillor is a rewarding opportunity to make decisions that help people within our community, influence the long term vision and direction of our community, balance the needs and priorities of our community as well as learn new skills such as leadership, public speaking and advocacy.
Parkes Shire Council will be holding an information session for people interested in standing as a candidate for Parkes Shire Council at the 04 September 2021 Local Government elections. This session will be facilitated by Local Government NSW.
+ Date: Monday 28 June 2021
+ Time: 6.00 - 8.30pm
+ Location: via Zoom
This program will enable those interested in becoming a Councillor to gain a better understanding of the role and responsibilities as an elected member of Council, plus learn about the:
+ Requirements for becoming a Councillor
+ Expectations and potential challenges
+ Introduction to Local Government
+ Understanding the role of Council and the role of the Councillor & more!
To register your attendance, please email events@parkes.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 6861 2333