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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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The countdown is on until the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, with a weekend of astronomical proportions planned for […]Read More
Parkes Shire Library is moving to its new, temporary home in Clarinda Street as work commences on the expansion of the current library building. The […]Read More
A series of public art panels have been given a second life, going on display in the Parkes CBD for the second time as part […]Read More
Over $105,000 has been generated for local businesses through the Shop Parkes Gift Cards since the shop local program launched in December last year. Of […]Read More
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