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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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Media Releases

Click and Collect commences at Parkes Shire Libraries

May 15, 2020

Parkes Shire Library will launch its new Click and Collect service commencing Monday 18 May, making borrowing library books a breeze. While the Library remains […]

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Outdoor recreation areas to re-open across the Parkes Shire on Friday

May 13, 2020

Following the Federal Government’s announcement to relax COVID-19 restrictions and in line with the NSW Government’s public health order, outdoor recreation areas will re-open across […]

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Locals encouraged to review their property valuations

May 13, 2020

Parkes Shire Council is encouraging residents to review their new property valuations which were issued to landholders in the Parkes Shire area in January. The […]

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indyreads now available at Parkes Shire Libraries

May 8, 2020

Parkes Shire Libraries has ramped up local access to online digital content in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak to help locals stay entertained through […]

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Library to host first online Author Talk

May 5, 2020

Featuring Adam Courtenay, author of The Ghost and the Bounty Hunter Library members and residents will have the opportunity to hear from Sydney-based writer and […]

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Locals encouraged to help guide future growth and development

May 1, 2020

Draft Local Strategic Planning Statement goes on public exhibition Parkes Shire residents are being encouraged to help guide future growth and development across the region, […]

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Parkes Shire Cultural Grants now open for 2020

April 30, 2020

Local groups and organisations are encouraged to enhance their musical, cultural, and artistic endeavours by applying for a Parkes Shire Council Cultural Grant. The aim […]

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Security improvements for township landfill sites

April 29, 2020

Works are underway to upgrade security at Alectown, Gunningbland, Bogan Gate, Trundle and Tullamore landfill sites to provide improved environmental outcomes and prolong the life […]

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Council Meeting live streamed

April 27, 2020

In a first for Parkes Shire Council, Councillors and senior staff met via video link this week for the April Ordinary Council Meeting. Streaming live […]

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Businesses encouraged to stay connected and informed

April 27, 2020

Local business owners and operators are encouraged to take advantage of the range of free webinars, online workshops and virtual support currently being offered by […]

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