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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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After considerable advocacy, the Southern Lights Group of Councils welcome the news that their lobbying on street lighting pricing has resulted in a significant decrease […]Read More
Every year, more than 1200 people are killed and 35,000 seriously injured on Australian roads. National Road Safety Week honours those we have lost and […]Read More
Parkes will welcome hundreds of players, coaching staff, umpires and spectators from all across the State, for the annual Kookaburra 8’s Carnival at McGlynn Sporting […]Read More
Double demerit points will be in force again over the Easter and Anzac holiday period to improve safety on roads across the state. Parkes, Forbes […]Read More
Local producers are invited to a Farmers Forum on Wednesday 10 April, to discuss the potential of establishing a cooperative buying group and a collaborative […]Read More
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