INVITATION FROM THE PARKES SPECIAL ACTIVATION PRECINCT
Join the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Regional NSW team at a special breakfast event with guest speaker Andreas Dressler from Germany
You are invited to join the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Regional NSW team at a special breakfast event with guest speaker Andreas Dressler from Germany.
Andreas Dressler is a foreign direct investment specialist. He will share his insights into what companies look for when choosing locations for investment and business expansion. Drawing examples from his many years’ experience, he will illustrate some opportunities and considerations for regional investment attraction.
The team working on the Parkes Special Activation Precinct is fortunate to have such a high calibre international practitioner join us, and we hope you can join us at this event.
About Andreas Dressler, Founder & Managing Director, Location Decision
Andreas Dressler has been active in foreign direct investment for 23 years. He assists companies from different industries to select the best locations for their operations and secure favourable conditions for their investments worldwide. He also works with countries, regions and cities to implement investment promotion strategies. Andreas’ areas of expertise include location analysis, site selection, investment incentives, location benchmarking and investment attraction and promotion.
Andreas started his career in 1996, joining KPMG’s International Trade and Investment Services group in Washington DC. In 1998, Andreas moved to New York to join KPMG’s Business Incentives Group, helping companies secure government locations for new investments and expansions in North America.
In 2009, Andreas founded Terrain, a specialised consulting firm providing services to companies and investment promotion agencies worldwide. Terrain quickly became one of the most respected consulting firms in the field of foreign direct investment, and provided services to the investment promotion agencies of numerous countries, states, cities and industrial parks around the world. Terrain also assisted companies from the automotive, food, chemical and other industries to select locations for new facilities.
Andreas is now the founder and managing director of Location Decision, a corporate location consulting firm and FDI Center, an advisory firm that assists governments and investment promotion agencies with strategy, performance and capability building.
Andreas has a Master of Arts in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Bath.
Friday 24 May 2019
Hotel Gracelands, 7-9 Bushman Street Parkes
Please RSVP to email@example.com by Wednesday 22 May to secure your spot.
Find out more about the Special Activation Precinct.
Day on the Green at Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Featuring Local Artists:
BBQ available – steak and sausage sandwiches
Raffle proceeds go to CanAssist
From 2pm Saturday 25 May
Between 3pm and 4pm, there’ll be fun and games for the kids, including sack races, ball games, face painting, fairy floss and snow cone stands.
Parkes Railway Bowling Club, Hooley Street, Parkes
(Saturday) 2:00 pm
Parkes Railway Bowling Club
Hooley Street, Parkes
Parkes Railway Bowling Club02 6862 2772 Hooley Street, Parkes
Be Out There!
Autumn Walks Calendar 2019
The National Parks Association of NSW runs the largest activities program in the state, with over 1,000 bushwalks led by an extraordinary team of knowledgeable and skilled volunteer leaders every year.
At the Lachlan Valley Branch, an Autumn program of walks has been developed to cater for the average fitness level.
Sunday 26 May
Meet at the Forbes Railway Station at 8:45am.
This is an 8km walk graded as Hard (see below).
Walk leader will be Peter Cannon, who can be contacted on 6866 1225.
All walks are subject to there being no adverse Rural Fire Service fire warnings at the time and no closure of the relevant State Forest due to hunting permits etc.
Walkers are reminded to bring along enough food and water for the entire day as well as suitable clothing, footwear, hat and sunscreen. A pair of good binoculars and a fold up chair is recommended.
Please contact the listed walk leader the night before the walk if you intend to take part. A $2 donation for each walker is appreciated.
Wednesday 12 June: “Orana” Eugowra Road, Parkes. Meet at the property gate number 2, on Ernie Hodges Road. This is an 5km walk graded as Easy. Walk leader will be Andy Tom, who can be contacted on 6862 2536.
Saturday 28 June: Conimbla National Park, Wallaby and Ironbark Trails. Meet at Gooloogong Park at 9:15am. This is an 8km walk graded as Medium. Walk leader will be Peter Cannon, who can be contacted on 6866 1225.
Easy – Range between 5 to 10 kilometres. Mostly flat to slightly undulating topography. Walks are mostly on tracks or fire trails and of moderate distance. Suitable for those with a minimum level of fitness.
Medium – Range between 5 to 8 kilometres. May be over moderate hills or rough terrain. May involves some off-track walking. Walk may involve shorter distance overall due to rougher conditions. Suitable for an average fitness level.
Hard – Range 5 or more kilometres. Walk may involve hilly or mountainous terrain, rough tracks, a trackless route or an extended distance. Walk suitable for above average fitness level.
(Sunday) 8:45 am
National Parks Association of NSW Lachlan Valley Branchlachlan@npansw.org.au PO Box 593, Parkes 2870
Parkes Dragon Boat Club First Anniversary Paddle
From strength to strength, one year on, join in to celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of the Parkes Dragon Boat Club.
11am to 3pm on Sunday 26 May
Follow along with the Parkes Dragon Boat Club’s website for more information.
Image Parkes Dragon Boat Club
(Sunday) 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Parkes Dragon Boat Clubbillnbeth@bigpond.com
Long Lunch at the Hart Bar
Come along and enjoy four courses matched with Philip Shaw wines.
Entertainment provided by Em Pavey
26th of May
From 12:30pm for 1pm
Hart Bar above Railway Hotel, 1-3 Caledonia Street, Parkes
$89 – bookings essential
Phone: 6862 1553
Image: Philip Shaw Wines
(Sunday) 12:30 pm
May Street, Parkes
Trundle Film Society Inc
The Trundle Film Society welcomes new members for the screening of The Elephant Man (1980) . The movie runs for 2hrs 4mins and is rated by IMDb at 8.2/10.
Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone or text 0408 022 571 for membership details.
(Sunday) 7:00 pm
The Staging Post
29 Forbes St Trundle
Trundle Film Societyjohn.email@example.com 29 Forbes Street, Trundle, NSW 2875
National Reconciliation Week
National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Save the date and keep an eye out for local events.
May 27 (Monday) - June 3 (Monday)
BreastScreen NSW are once again coming to Parkes during the end of May till the middle of July.
It’s important, it’s free and it could save your life.
If you’re 50-74, book your free breast screen now on 13 20 50
End of May till mid July 2019
The Little Theatre Carpark
Cnr of Bogan & Dalton Street, Parkes
Bookings and More Information
To make a booking for your FREE screening mammogram call: 13 20 50
Follow along with the BreastScreen NSW‘s Facebook page for more information.
(Friday) 12:00 pm
Little Theatre Carpark
Cnr Bogan and Dalton Street