The Dish Light Up Orange

The Dish Light Up Orange

19may7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Dish Light Up OrangeSupporting NSW SES Volunteers 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-11:00)

Event Info

The NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is lighting up CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope orange, along with many other Australian icons, to show their support of NSW SES volunteers. Wear Orange Wednesday or WOW Day on 19th May is part of National Volunteer Week (17-23 May)

For this one-off event, the Parkes telescope will be lit up in orange from 7pm – 9pm. Come along and view the spectacular Dish turn orange. The Visitor’s Centre gates will be left open for the night, to allow those interested, to access the public area in front of the Visitors Centre for any photo opportunities.




Wednesday 19th May 2021 7pm – 9pm



CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope


Lighting up CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope is our way of showing our support and appreciation for our local NSW State Emergency Services (NSW SES) volunteers.



(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-11:00)


CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

585 Telescope Road (along the Newell Highway)