Parkes Airport Business Park: Parkes Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest to lease stage one of the Parkes Airport Business Park at the Parkes Regional Airport. The airport is a major gateway to the region, and is serviced by Regional Express (REX) providing regular passenger services between Parkes and Sydney. Stage one of the Business Park covers a total of four acres of land, suitable for a range of uses including charter airlines, aviation maintenance providers, courier companies, pilot training, manufacturing business among others. The seven available sites range in size from 1,700m² to 3,029m² with long-term leasehold tenure, appropriately zoned and serviced, with no noise restrictions and approved for 24-hour operation, plus airside location, access to two runways, each one mile long. The airport itself is home to on site Nav Aids, DME VOR, PAPI, RTIL and refuelers. To view and lodge your Expression of Interest, visit www.parkesairport.com.au Additional allotments will be released in stage two and three. Expressions of interest close 26th August.
Creative Kids: The NSW Creative Kids voucher can be used for Parkes Shire Concert Band membership or instrument hire. Membership is $30 per school term and in-strument hire $25 per school term. PSCB is a registered Creative Kids provider. To apply for a NSW Government voucher for up to $100 per calendar year, go to https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-creative-kids-voucher.
New Chair For Health Board: Matthew Irvine has been appointed as Chair of the Western NSW Local Health District Board. He takes over from Scott Griffiths who served in the position since 2017. Matthew is from Bathurst, and brings 20 years of experience in corporate governance to the board. Matthew said he was looking forward to taking up the role. “There are few areas of more importance to local communities than health care. The new Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) Board, had its first meeting this week. Along with the new Board Chair Matthew Irvine, new member Annette Crothers joined the current serving members; Darren Ah See, Fiona Bennett, Jason Cooke, Colin McClintock, Amanda O’Brien and John Walkom. The Western NSW Local Health District, under the governance of the Board, is responsible for providing health care to more than a quarter of a million people. The Board oversees the delivery of a budget of more than a billion dollars, and a workforce of around 8,000 people.