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Parkes Shire Council strives to keep the community informed of the latest news and issues affecting the region.
Media releases are regularly distributed to local and regional media outlets, covering a range of topics across all Council operations. For all media enquiries, or to be included in Council’s distribution list, please contact Council’s Communications Officer.
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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 […]Read More
Council is urging residents to take the Federal and State Government’s messages regarding social isolation and hygiene measures very seriously. To further strengthen the measures already implemented […]Read More
Council continues to work with community, business and government agencies to implement measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our Shire. Cr Ken Keith […]Read More
As I’m sure the community is aware the COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) outbreak has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation […]Read More
In the interest of the health and safety of both the community and our employees and to reduce the possibility of any exposure to the […]Read More
The global pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has seen unprecedented actions being taken by Governments around the world. These actions are designed to slow down […]Read More
Parkes Shire Council was applauded for its pioneering approach to the Parkes Recycled Water Scheme, winning the Program Innovation Award at the 2020 NSW Australian […]Read More
Eight Parkes Shire projects have been successful in the third round of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Nationals Upper House MP, Sam […]Read More
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2020, residents and visitors are invited to take part in a group pilates session in […]Read More
Aspiring and professional artists from across the Parkes Shire are encouraged re-think their creative materials as part of this year’s Waste to Art competition. The […]Read More
Parkes Waste Facility, Parkes Animal Shelter and Peak Hill Waste Transfer Station are the latest Council facilities to receive accreditation under the ISO 45001:2018 standard […]Read More
Over 16,000 fingerlings have been released into Lake Endeavour as part of a Native Fish Stocking initiative by the Department Primary Industries Fisheries. Under the […]Read More
The ‘Free Cuppa for the Driver’ scheme is celebrating 10 years in 2020 and six Parkes Shire businesses have put their hands up to help […]Read More