Media Release
Lithgow City Council

16 September 2009

Chair of Centroc Councillor Neville Castle is shocked at the sudden passing of former Parkes Shire Mayor, Robert Wilson OAM

On Tuesday 15th September 2009 Robert Wilson, former Parkes Shire Council Mayor was tragically killed in a car accident.

“This is such a terrible loss and we are deeply saddened at Robert’s passing”, said Centroc Chair Councillor Neville Castle.

“Robert was an integral member in setting up CENTROC and he was a wonderful advocate and so supportive all Councils in the Western region during his 43 years of service to Local Government”.

Robert Wilson will be sadly missed by the Community, the Councils in the Western region and his family. On behalf of CENTROC we wish to pass to his family our most sincere condolences




Mayor Neville Castle
Tel: 02 6354 9999
Fax: 02 6351 4259