About Parkes Shire Council

A progressive regional council

Parkes Shire Council, established in January 1981, is a progressive organisation within a prosperous regional economy based on mineral resources, agriculture, retail activity, government services, tourism and transport. With a population of 15,000, Council values its position as an innovative, cohesive and well respected employer of choice.

Mission & Values

Parkes Shire Council’s Mission and Values Delivering progress and value to our community Parkes Shire Council was established in 1981 and services the communities of […] View Page


Parkes Shire Councillors Your elected representatives work for you Councillors are your elected representatives for the Parkes Shire. They advocate on behalf of residents and […] View Page


Key departments and contact information Parkes Shire Council’s organisational structure is designed to deliver efficient, high quality services to the community Parkes Shire Council is structured […] View Page

Committees of Council

Committees of Parkes Shire Council Committees are established to make decisions about certain functions of Council under delegated authority The Local Government Act 1993 empowers […] View Page

Council Meeting


Council Meetings Council Meeting minutes and agendas are on record and available for public viewing Attend a meeting or view details of past meetings Council […] View Page

Fees & Charges

Service fees and charges Learn about various fees for Council services and payment options available Parkes Shire Council adopts a Revenue Policy as part of […] View Page

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance and Policy Our policies and values shape our operations and service delivery. Parkes Shire Council is committed to making information available that explains […] View Page