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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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Parkes Shire Council has applauded the Parkes Ministers’ Association (PMA) donation of $7,000 raised at the 2019 Parkes Elvis Festival Gospel Service to two charities. […]Read More
This week marks the first birthday of the Parkes new water treatment facilities, and World Water Day is the perfect day to celebrate their first […]Read More
Heavy vehicles travelling through Parkes Shire will soon experience safer journeys and a reduction in travel times with works starting on the widening and sealing […]Read More
Following Parkes Elvis Festival’s win at the NSW Tourism Awards in Sydney in November and subsequent induction into the NSW Tourism Hall of Fame, Parkes […]Read More
Ninety eight businesses within 22 local government areas across New South Wales have joined forces for the 2019 ‘Free Cuppa for the Driver’ scheme. The […]Read More
Construction on the Inland Rail has marked a significant milestone this week, with the Australian Rail Track Corporation contractors INLink taking possession of the existing […]Read More
Parkes Shire residents are invited to join the nation-wide effort to help conserve the environment as part of this year’s Clean Up Australia Day on […]Read More
The Recycled Water Rising Main construction reached a major milestone this week with half of the schemes purple pipes now laid. The Recycled Water Rising […]Read More
Two major infrastructure projects were showcased in Trundle today with a visit from the Hon. Rick Colless, Parliamentary Secretary for Western NSW. The ribbon was […]Read More
Parkes Regional Airport has welcomed record passenger numbers, with 34,276 travellers passing through the terminal last year. Since the introduction of the REX $99 Community […]Read More
The NSW Government has given the Parkes Special Activation Precinct the green light to progress from concept to detailed land-use studies and community consultation to […]Read More