Northparkes Community Investment Program successful recipients announced

Northparkes Community Investment Program successful recipients announced

CMOC-Northparkes Mines (Northparkes) recently announced the successful recipients of round one of their Community Investment Program. The program has two rounds annually, with $40,000 donated each round. Since its inception, over $760,000 has been invested in the Parkes and Forbes Shires.

Northparkes Managing Director Hubert Lehman said, “To achieve our vision of ‘A century of mining together’, we invest in the future of our community through meaningful partnerships. The Community Investment Program has been one of the successful programs we have used to support the sustainability of the Parkes and Forbes Shires. Despite the COVID-19 health pandemic, we want to ensure we are still able to support our local community through this investment program.”

The successful applicants for round one included:

·         Aruma
·         Bogan Gate Golf Club
·         Central West Astronomical Society Inc.
·         Condobolin High School P&C Association
·         Condobolin Pony Club
·         Forbes District Soccer Club
·         Forbes Golf Association
·         Forbes Rugby Union Club Inc
·         Mitchell Conservatorium Inc
·         Parkes & District Historical Society
·         Parkes Aero Club
·         Parkes Early Childhood Centre
·         Parkes High School
·         Parkes High School
·         Parkes painting group
·         The Sprouts Project- Parkes Shire Early Intervention


“Congratulations to the successful recipients and thank you to everyone who took the time to apply. It is always a very challenging task for the committee to select the successful recipients when there are so many quality applications,” said Hubert.

The Community Investment Program has an independent committee, made up of local community members of Parkes and Forbes to review the applications and allocate the available funding. This involves ensuring the applications meet the economic, social, environmental, cultural, recreational and educational needs of the local communities.

Round two of the Community Investment Program is now open, visit to apply. For more information, please contact Ali Standen on 02 6861 3621 or


About CMOC-Northparkes Mines

Northparkes is a copper and gold mine located 27 kilometres north-west of Parkes, in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. Since 1993 Northparkes has been celebrated for our high-quality copper deposits, low cost operations and loyal, committed people. Northparkes is a joint venture between China Molybdenum Co., Ltd (CMOC) (80%) and the Sumitomo Groups (20%).



Media enquiries:

Ali Standen

Northparkes Mines

Community & External Relations Advisor

02 6861 3621

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