Travelling to Parkes on the “Orange Road” (technically Henry Parkes Way) there is a little village on the left, Cookamidgera. While its heyday has come and gone, it still holds … Continue reading
A Look Back At…. May 1990!
A Look Back At…. May 1990 Continuing our series of blog posts focusing on a particular period in the history of the Parkes Shire. This post looks at the month … Continue reading
A look back at… the spring of 1972
This post will continue to highlight a particular time in the vast history of the Parkes Shire, focusing on the spring of 1972. The main sources will be microfilm of … Continue reading
The Rise, Fall and Rise of the Population of Parkes Shire Part 3 The ABS years: 1976 – present
In August 2016 the latest census was conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and HistoryParkes thought it would be interesting to look at how the population of the Parkes … Continue reading