The purpose of the bursary is to:

  • Perpetuate the memory of the late Mr Ron Harrison who died in February 1985, for his contribution to the community of Parkes and district, particularly in the development of sport; and
  • Provide financial assistance to the Sportsperson of the Parkes Shire, particularly those at junior levels, who demonstrate the need for this assistance to further develop their career.

Successful applicants will be selected by a committee comprising of one representative each from the Parkes Shire Council, Parkes Sports Council and Parkes Leagues Club.

Entries close on Monday 3 December 2018.
Winners will be advised in writing in December and the award will be presented during the Australia Day celebrations in Cooke Park on 26 January.

For further information contact:
  • Anthony McGrath
  • Email:
  • Mobile: 0418477823