Works in progress

Current major projects being delivered for the community of Parkes Shire.

Below is a snapshot of the current major projects being undertaken by Council in line with our Future Directions to deliver progress and value to our community.

Delivery of $1.3M in community infrastructure projects

Last year, the community was invited to share their priorities for identified projects for the Local Road and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program. The LRCI Program […] View Page

Trundle Skate Park

The Trundle Skate Park is one of eight Parkes Shire projects that has been successful in the third round of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country […] View Page

Parkes Skate Park Expansion

The Parkes Skate Park Expansion is one of eight Parkes Shire projects that has been successful in the third round of the NSW Government’s Stronger […] View Page

Heads Up, Heads Together Youth Mental Health

This program will engage a suitably qualified individual to facilitate forums with youth (12 to 24) and provider organisations to form the framework of events […] View Page

Carrington Hotel in Peak Hill

The Carrington Hotel in Peak Hill was one of eight projects funded in the third round of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities (SCCF). By […] View Page

Trundle Main Street Concept

Trundle Main Street Revitalisation

Parkes Shire Council was successful in securing $945,400 from the NSW Government through the Your High Street program to revitalise the Trundle Main Street. The […] View Page

Peak Hill Community Garden

The Peak Hill Community Garden project was identified as a priority of the Peak Hill community and Council were successful in obtaining a $100,000 grant […] View Page

Newell Highway Bypass Route

Parkes Newell Highway Bypass

The Australian and NSW Governments are funding the $172 million Parkes Bypass project. The bypass seeks to improve connectivity, road transport efficiency and safety for […] View Page

Cheney Oval Rehabilitation

Council is committed to provide higher quality parks and recreational open spaces through the implementation of highly efficient and improved irrigation systems, intensive drainage systems […] View Page

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Water Security Projects

Parkes Shire Council is investing in our water security. Parkes Shire Council is committed to investing in a sustainable water future. From mid- 2022 onwards, […] View Page

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Family Daycare Relocation & Expansion

Funding Contribution:$1.3 million by the NSW Government under the Resources for Regions fund. The project is in progress with the successful supplier awarded tender for […] View Page

Five Chain lane funding announcement

Five Chain Lane

Funding Contributions – $1.3m NSW Government Fixing Country Roads and Fixing Country Rail programs and $300,000 private sector investment. This upgrade will widen and seal […] View Page

East Street, Parkes

$3.5M Funding Boost to Fix Local Roads

Parkes Shire will receive just over $3.5 million to fix local roads through funding delivered from the Australian and New South Wales Liberal and Nationals […] View Page

Federal funding announced for Parkes Shire black spots

Four Parkes crash sites will be made safer under the latest round of the Liberal and Nationals Government’s Black Spot Program, the Member for Riverina […] View Page

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Recycled Water End User Connections

The Parkes Recycled Water Scheme will be turned on this summer, with crews undertaking end-user connections. FB Contracting have been commissioned to connect the new […] View Page

Cooke Park Multipurpose Centre

In conjunction with the Parkes Main Street Revitalisation project, a new $4.2 million Multipurpose Centre will be constructed in Cooke Park that will put Parkes […] View Page

Parkes National Logistics Hub – Infrastructure Extension

The Parkes National Logistics Hub Infrastructure Extension will deliver crucial service extensions to facilitate and enable developments to be undertaken in the area. The project […] View Page