Improved digital connectivity for Northern NSW

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton (right) shared the good news with Country Broadband Network managing director Trent Murray in Boggabilla. People living and working in Northern NSW can now look forward to new and improved telecommunications services thanks to the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (RCP). The $90…

Improved digital connectivity for Gunnedah shire

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes and Regional Communications Minister Mark Coulton, FSG CEO Andrew Roberts and Gunnedah mayor Jamie Chaffey. People living and working in Gunnedah shire can now look forward to new and improved telecommunications services thanks to the Federal Government’s Regional Connectivity Program (RCP). The $90 million program is delivering 81 place-based…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Vaccine rollout continues, Indigenous rangers for Murray-Darling Basin, Enhancing research in regional areas

Vaccine rollout continues, despite setback It was great to catch up with Andrea and Rhonda from Associate Medical Practice in Moree last week to see how their COVID-19 vaccine rollout is going. The clinic has been participating in Phase 1B of the vaccination program for two weeks now and by all accounts it’s going well…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Further $26 million to fix Parkes roads, $81 million for Basin projects, Upskilling our regional workforce

Further $26 million to fix Parkes roads In a massive win for the Parkes electorate, 19 new road upgrades worth more than $26 million are rolling out under the latest round of the Australian and NSW Governments’ accelerated Fixing Local Roads program to improve local roads and create thousands of local jobs in the regions.…