Many of the towns in the Parkes Shire who have seen their heydays come and go have questionable futures. However Brolgan isn’t one of those, with its site set to … Continue reading
A look back at… the Christmas of 1917
Continuing our series of blog posts highlighting a particular period in the history of the Parkes Shire, this post will focus on the Christmas period of 1917. The nation was … Continue reading
Bogan Gate: Australian history merges in unique moment!
The Boer War. Bush poetry. The sport of polo. All three have links to Australian history. All three also merge together uniquely in one point of time in the country … Continue reading
The Rise, Fall and Rise of the Population of the Parkes Shire Part 2 1947 – 1971
In August 2016 the latest census was conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and HistoryParkes thought it would be interesting to look at how the population of the Parkes Shire … Continue reading