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.…

Funding to fix Stock Road, Gunnedah

Safer journeys are on the way for Gunnedah residents, with the reconstruction of Stock Road one of a number of projects rolling out across the Parkes electorate 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.…

Coulton’s Catch Up – Government supports flood clean-up, Five groups receive Inland Rail grants, Apply now for 2021 Volunteer Grants

Government supports flood clean-up On Friday I visited Moree to assess the damage of the flood that went through town and offer Federal Government assistance to those most impacted. The flood peaked at 10.43 metres on Thursday morning and although it didn’t quite reach the levels of the 2012 flood, many homes and businesses were…

Additional Australian Government assistance for those impacted by storms and floods

Photo caption: Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton recently visited Oscar Pearse, whose home was inundated by floodwater during the Moree flood. The Federal Government has extended the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) and Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) to support those significantly affected by the storms and flooding in more areas of New South…