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 $50,000 donated for H1 round. $40,000 is a contribution from Northparkes Mines and $10,000 is a contribution from Triple Flag. Since its inception, over $810,000 has been invested in the Parkes and Forbes Shires.

The Northparkes Community Investment Program is a great initiative to support our local Parkes and Forbes Communities to help develop, build and maintain key services for our community.

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:

• Parkes Hockey Incorporated
• Project Sprouts
• Forbes Arts Society
• Parents & Friends Association of St Joseph’s Peak Hill
• Parkes District Netball Association
• Forbes Running & Triathlon Club Inc
• Parkes Pony Club
• Forbes North Public-School P&C
• Forbes Pony Club Incorporated
• Trundle Pastoral & Agricultural Society
• Forbes Toy Library
• Forbes High School
• Adavale Lane Community Centre
• Peak Hill Show Society
• Peak Hill Public School and Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service (Western NSW Local  Health District)
• Forbes Netball Association Inc
• Parkes High School
• Forbes Sorting and Penning
• Parkes East Public School
• Trundle & District progress Association
• Trundle Pool

“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 Gabe Albert on 02 6861 3533 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:

Gabe Albert

Northparkes Mines

Community & External Relations Advisor

02 6861 3533

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