History Parkes

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HMAS Parkes

The legacy of Sir Henry Parkes continues beyond the naming of the town and shire known as Parkes. A minesweeper during the Second World War was named after the town … Continue reading

February 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Narromine County

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that the content below contains names of people who have died. Click here to read about┬áLindner Oval, Peak Hill Continuing our series on … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment