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Parkes Shire Council


Author Talk - Ageing with Adventure

The extraordinary story of Maggie Counihan who took off with a backpack to India at sixty.


Temporary Road Closure - Gap Street and Hill Street, Parkes

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise of the temporary road closure of the intersection of


Partial Road Closure - Welcome, May and Lachlan Streets, Parkes

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise of the following road closures to lay asphalt as part




Fun Palace

Fun. Art. Science. Games.

Not going away for the long weekend? There‚Äôs plenty to do in Parkes!
Parkes Library is hosting games and challenges for the whole family.
Dinosaur dig. Experiments. Paint like Michelangelo. 11am special storytime.

Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 October,
10am to 2pm.

Sponsored by:

Charles Sturt University

Featured Programs

Southern Ring Road

Parkes Shire Council has commenced work on the first stage of the Southern Ring Road, a bypass that will link the Newell Highway and Parkes Hospital with the Orange Road. Stage one works will include linking the Newell Highway to Back Yamma Road and constructing an intersection on the Newell Highway.



What's On

7th Annual Landscape Art Awards
Event date : 06/09/2014 - 31/12/2014
Vision Ministries 25th Annual Camp Meeting - Overflowing
Event date : 27/09/2014 - 02/10/2014
School Holiday Fun at the Dish - Sep/Oct 2014
Event date : 29/09/2014 - 03/10/2014
2PK Country Music Festival
Event date : 02/10/2014 - 06/10/2014
Peak Hill Wiradjuri Festival 2014
Event date : 03/10/2014 - 05/10/2014