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New classroom and resource room for St Philomena's School

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton today officially opened a new classroom, a new resource room, a covered outdoor assembly area and a refurbished library at St Philomena’s School in Moree.  Students and staff at St Philomena’s School now have full use of the new facilities. The Australian Government provided $722,187 in funding from the Capital Grants Programme.    ... Read more...


Overcoming barriers to higher education for local students

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

On Thursday 30 July 2015, Federal Member for Parkes, Mark Coulton, will host the Regional Higher Education Forum in Narrabri, commencing at 3.30pm at the Narrabri Bowling Club.   The forum aims to give local students, parents, teachers and other interested community members the opportunity to put forward their ideas on how the Commonwealth Government can better support local students to gai... Read more...


Green Army making a difference in Dunedoo

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

The Red Gum Grassy Box Woodlands outside of Dunedoo are gaining some much needed attention from the Green Army team as part of the Dunedoo & District's 'Renew, Restore, Educate & Revegetate’ s... Read more...

Green Army making a difference in Dunedoo


More water savings and capped bores for New South Wales

Friday, 17 July 2015

The Australian Government has partnered with the New South Wales Government to deliver more investment to ensure water savings for the State’s Great Artesian Basin, one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the world. As a result of a new agreement, New South Wales will be eligible to receive a share of almost $16 million to help assist landholders rehabilitate remaining free flowing bor... Read more...



Monday, 27 July 2015

With Parliament’s winter break still in full swing, I have enjoyed having the opportunity to get out and about and visit more towns across the Parkes electorate.   Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Coonabarabran, Warren and Nyngan as well as spending time in Moree and Dubbo.    During my visits, I was privileged to be part of the official soil turning event to celebrate ... Read more...