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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’s Director Infrastructure, Andrew Francis, was bestowed with legendary status, being named one of three Legends of Water by the Australian Water Association […]Read More
Parkes’ dedication to the community and environment was recognised with a multi-award sweep at the Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards on the […]Read More
A brand-new water recycling scheme designed to conserve water has officially opened in Parkes. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development and […]Read More
Parkes Shire Council has recognised its long-term strategic vision for the Parkes National Logistics Hub, named as a finalist in the Economic Development Initiatives category […]Read More
As part of the Parkes Main Street Revitalisation Project, Parkes Shire Council will re-develop lower Clarinda Street between Welcome and Short Streets with footpath upgrades, […]Read More
Would you like to give one of Parkes Shire’s unsung heroes the recognition they deserve? Nominations are now open for the 2020 Parkes Shire Council […]Read More
The former Parkes Sewage Treatment Plant effluent ponds will be transformed into a functional artificial wetland over the next two years, thanks to funding from […]Read More
Parkes Shire Council has welcomed the release of the draft master plan for the Parkes Special Activation Precinct announced by Deputy Premier and Minister for […]Read More
Parkes Shire Mayor, Cr Ken Keith OAM disputed reports that Parkes is forecast to run out of water in March 2020. “Parkes Shire Council’s strong […]Read More
The 41-year-old amenities block at Harrison Park has had a much-needed facelift, with the newly refurbished facility officially opened today by Parkes Shire Mayor Cr […]Read More