Great Artesian Basin receives $8m top-up for water management, Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton welcomes the Coalition Government's investment in economic growth and development in regional Australia by providing an additional $8 million for water infrastructure upgrades across the Great Artesian Basin for two years to 2018-19. Mr Coulton said the funding would allow important water infrastructure improvements across Parkes Electorate to continue…

Landcare award nominations now open, says Coulton

Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton is urging interested locals to take the time to nominate those people working hard protecting  the environment and delivering more sustainable agriculture in the region for the 2017 State Landcare Awards. Mr Coulton said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and commitment. “Landcare…

Coulton’s Catch-up week ending April 15

It was an exciting time for the Parkes Electorate when the Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie visited Dubbo to announce a Regional Health Training Hub and a new University Department of Rural Health for Western NSW. Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to live, study and work in rural and regional Australia…