History

About Parkes
Today Parkes is a thriving, pulsating community situated close to the geographical centre of New South Wales and indelibly pinpointed by crossroads of steel, railways heading North, South, East ans West. 

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The Dish

About Parkes
Star of the movie 'The Dish', the 64 m Parkes radio telescope in the central west of NSW is a great place to visit. Tune into the universe at 'the Dish' and discover world-class astronomy and engineering at this international scientific and cultural icon.

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